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How We Can Pray For the World: Three Areas of Prayer

  Just before Jesus ascended to heaven He told His disciples that as soon as He arrived He would send the Holy Spirit back to them.  Then He said, “And when He has come, He will convict the world of … Continue reading

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Who is the Holy Spirit? 5 Descriptions

  There are several ways the Holy Spirit has been described in scripture.  Here are five descriptions: As Wind On the Day of Pentecost the Holy Spirit came suddenly as a “rushing mighty wind” (Acts 2:2-4).  This wind—the Holy Spirit—filled … Continue reading

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To Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

  The forth Beatitude is to hunger and thirst for righteousness. And if we do this we will be blessed by God and satisfied. So it seems, in the list, that we must begin by acknowledging our poverty of spirit … Continue reading

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Pretending to Pray with Earnestness

   When I was young, I vividly remember sitting in church during prayer time, looking around, seeing how people were praying. I remember especially my mother, how she seemed to be very sincere, and even at times crying. I think … Continue reading

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How to Carry Burdens in Prayer

  When the Holy Spirit gives you a burden He also gives you the responsibility to hold it and carry it along.  For this reason, you must listen closely to the voice of God and give attention to those peculiar … Continue reading

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Praise in the Holy Spirit: Our Best Aid to Prayer

  The best aid to prayer is the Holy Spirit (Rom. 8:26). But He does not work alone.  He will use our praise as His aid to help us pray—to energize our prayers.  Here is how I believe it works: … Continue reading

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Nine Aids to Christian Prayer: # 1 — Meditation

  A good thing to consider in your practice of prayer is to develop prayer aids—practices that will come along side of prayer to support your prayers. Our best aid of course is the Holy Spirit.  We can’t pray at … Continue reading

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