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What Does It Mean to Pray According to God’s Will?

Prayers are intimate conversations with the God who rules the universe. The God who rules the universe . . . Wow! I love what Christ has made possible for you and me. He has opened the way for us to come near to God in

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One Key to Praying So That God Will Hear and Answer

About a week ago, my daughter texted my husband and I to say that she wanted to enhance her prayer life. She treasures prayer and believes it’s “such a gift”. She asked for our ideas and input. Because she has a really busy life (and

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How to Pray Effective Prayers #2 (Delight Yourself in the Lord)

Several years ago, I stood at my kitchen sink talking to God while I washed dishes. With tears streaking my face and total frustration broiling in my heart, I begged God to bring his swift sword of justice against a pastor who had caused excruciating

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How to Pray Effective Prayers #1

In my life, prayer has been so important. 17 years ago, in the days leading up to our son’s heart surgery, prayer was critical. It was all I had. As we approached the surgery date, I really wanted to pray in a way that pleased

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The Huldah Gates of Jerusalem

My husband and I made a trip to Israel in late February. Haven’t blogged about it yet. Still processing everything we saw and experienced. There’s really no way to encapsulate a trip like that. The last couple of days I’ve been thinking about the Huldah

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