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Prayer II: Confession

In an earlier post I shared that I believe unforgiveness is one reason our prayers are hindered. Here, I want to share a second reason. Though the Lord promises that whatever we ask for in prayer will be given us, this doesn't always fit our reality. Why is that? Well in addition to unforgiveness, I… Continue reading Prayer II: Confession

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Prayer IV: Prayer of Two

Jesus says that whatever we ask for in prayer, we should have. Yet often that's not our personal experience. We've discussed that sometimes prayers are not answered because we’ve not forgiven someone, or we harbor unconfessed sin, or even that we lack faith in a good God that would want to bless us with the… Continue reading Prayer IV: Prayer of Two

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Prayer III Faith and Answered Prayer

The third reason we may not see our prayers answered is probably the least popular, but might actually be the most common. I think the reason it has been given such a bad rap is because of the abuse and wrong doctrine that some have preached concerning this one requirement for answered prayer.   Let… Continue reading Prayer III Faith and Answered Prayer

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Paper Jams and Patience

Have you ever heard that God has an incredible sense of humor? It never fails that when I'm considering some spiritual concept, have some spiritual revelation, or especially if I'm supposed to teach or write something about a spiritual principal—I'm tested on it. Hence, paper jams and patience. I remember the day I was finishing… Continue reading Paper Jams and Patience