In contemplative meditation, loving is more important than thinking, listening more important than asking, being more important than doing, and a deep and attentive silence the most important of all.
God is always “on the air“ and it takes only a listening heart to hear His voice and understand the message He speaks. Too often our hearts are set for transmission only, and incoming calls are not received.
Nothing is as personal as prayer and it should be as unique and special as the one who prays. There are as many ways of praying as there are people who pray.
Rev. Dr. Tim Ehrlich is convinced that Bible stories of demons are more than 1st C AD characterizations of epilepsy for example. Because of the experience described here, he believes there are evil spirits that can be defeated with the power of the name of Jesus.
Though it is mentioned in the Bible, have you ever met the devil? How do we know it is real? This explanation is the first I’ve read that addresses the conflict between my own experience and what the Bible tells us.
This article presents the many forms of rejection that Jesus experienced. He knows the hurt is causes us. By talking to him and following his teachings, we can overcome the dark feelings caused by rejection with a better understanding of ourselves and others.
The Bible names 10 qualities we need to be filled with the Holy Spirit. This post describes 2 spiritual exercises that will give you a chance to obtain this special gift.
Music was highly respected and celebrated from the earliest of Hebrew history. So why is there so little mention of it in the New Testament?
God told me that because the Spirit was still in me in such abundance, He was going to give me the power to travel in the Spirit to anywhere I wanted to go. “Hmm, where should I go? I must pick wisely.” Instantly I realized the perfect place was heaven.
As appalled, and possibly offended, as we are when we hear someone bragging, some knowledge of their insecurities hiding just below the surface may allow us some compassion for the offender.