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The Prayer Journal: Slowing Down to Listen

One of the most valuable benefits of writing down my prayers as I pray them is slowing down to listen to God. It takes me much longer to write down my prayers than it does for me to think them. I can think, “Lord, I’ve really been selfish this week with my time” in 3… Continue reading The Prayer Journal: Slowing Down to Listen

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Prayer Avails Much

I just love prayer. I'm so thankful that God has ordained it as the means by which He moves. I wish everyone could experience answers—miraculous answers—to prayers like I do. I believe it's God's will that everyone does, for His word tells us prayer avails much! John Wesley once said, "God will do nothing, but… Continue reading Prayer Avails Much

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Transforming ACTS to FACTS

Have you ever heard the acronym ACTS? It’s been around for a while and is a great way to remind us how we should pray. The ACTS acronym is an especially useful tool for corporate prayer. Here’s how it’s broken down: A is for Adoration (praising God) C is for Confession (confessing our sins to… Continue reading Transforming ACTS to FACTS

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Praying God’s Word

Someone once said when you pray Scripture, it may sound like you praying to you, however, to the devil, it sounds like God. Because of this, praying God's Word is powerful and even essential if we are to walk as victors through the spiritual battles of this life. For the Word of God is quick and… Continue reading Praying God’s Word

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Prayer I: Forgiveness is Key

Who hasn't heard Jesus' words in Mark 11:24? “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” We also know He tells us that with the faith of a mustard seed, we can move mountains and whatever we ask for in His name,… Continue reading Prayer I: Forgiveness is Key