Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

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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The Holy Spirit Is Now and Will Forever Be Our Means of Prayer

  By means I mean the instrument, or the way, by which prayer comes to us. The means of prayer is the Holy Spirit; and that will never change.  The Holy Spirit will always be the means (the instrument) of … Continue reading

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Mourning Dove in a Willow Tree

I was delighted to see this beautiful mourning dove while I was out for a walk.   And John bore witness, saying, “I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and He remained upon Him. (John 1:32)

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