Posts tagged with ‘prayer’

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Coming Before the Lord in 2022

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This past Sunday’s worship service was focused on coming before the Lord. We looked back at 2021, and we also looked ahead to 2022.  There are many examples in Scripture of people coming “before the Lord”.  Hannah, in First Samuel 1, was pouring out her soul in prayer “before the Lord”, asking for a child. […]

Not Ashamed of the Gospel

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“I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes, first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.” Romans 1:16 NIV Christians should not be ashamed of the truth. We should not compromise on the essentials of what we believe the Bible teaches and […]

Prayers for Renewal

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The disciples asked Jesus, “Lord, teach us to pray.” (Luke 11:1) What follows is known as the Lord’s prayer (Luke 11:2-4).  In many ways this prayer is a model for how we pray to God on a regular basis: begin with adoration, move to confession, then thanksgiving, and finally supplication (or requests).  The Lord’s prayer […]

Book Review- The Suppression of Depression

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A pastor friend of mine, Maurice Wright told me that his brother, an MD from UNC-Chapel Hill, wrote a book on depression. Since depression is part of my personal story and I am interested in helping people through depression from a Christian perspective, I got the book and read it in a couple of hours. […]