Category Archives: Prayer

Humility Revisited

By | 23 Jan 2022

It seems the Lord is not done with me on this topic, so this is another view of “the elephant” from a slightly different perspective. As I was continuing my reading in 2 Chronicles today, I came across a passage well-known in Word of Faith (WoF) circles, one I have lost count of the times I’ve heard taught on:… Read More »

Double-Minded

By | 31 Dec 2021

My wife and I enjoy watching period movies and TV series. Recently, we stumbled across another British-clergy-as-crime-fighter TV series on PBS called Grantchester. The series takes place during the 1950s and 60s in the eponymous real-life village close to Cambridge University. The protagonists are an Anglican parish vicar and a hardened police inspector who develop an unlikely mystery-solving… Read More »

Ask & You Shall Receive #12:
The Beauty of Worship

By | 9 Mar 2014

In a previous article entitled Know Your Weapons, I mentioned that God has used animals to teach me things on more than one occasion. In this article, we’re gonna dig into another one of them. I ask you to bear with me as I give you a bit of personal information, because it’s important to the point I… Read More »

Ask & You Shall Receive #11:
The Whole Armor of God

By | 12 Jan 2014

I cannot even begin to count the number of sermons, books, and other teachings I’ve encountered on this topic over the last 40 years. As I was listening to my wife quote the latest version from a best-selling Christian author’s book, it suddenly hit me that in every instance I can remember, the authors — while excellent teachers… Read More »

Ask & You Shall Receive #10:
Thanksgiving in Prayer

By | 25 Dec 2013

One of the concepts that is linked to prayer in the NT on more than one occasion is the giving of thanks to God. Earlier in this series, I quoted a pair of Scripture verses concerning prayer that also mention thanksgiving and I want to reiterate them for this article: Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it… Read More »

Ask & You Shall Receive #8:
Talking to Mountains?

By | 31 Oct 2013

When I taught on prayer awhile back and stated that there are models taught in the Bible on how to pray, one of those present challenged me, demanding: You mean to say we have to pray a certain way or we won’t get our prayers answered!? To which I replied: No, because that would be a legalistic recipe… Read More »