Tag Archives: John R. Rice

What Is the Meaning of Prayer?

  There are so many different views on the meaning of prayer.  One author, John R. Rice, says that prayer is nothing but petition.  He insists that prayer is not meditation or communion or spiritual enjoyment or praise or confession … Continue reading

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Four Deadly Sins That Keep Us from Prayer

Here’s another excerpt from Prayer A to Z.   Four Deadly Sins That Keep Us from Prayer     1.  Selfishness and worldly entanglements.  Two stories will serve toexplain this point.  The first story, from Luke 12:13-21, is told by Jesus … Continue reading

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Eight Ways to Increase Your Faith

In my last post I wrote a little on how to have great faith instead of little faith.  If you are still not sure how you can increase your faith (make your faith more complete or consistent) here are a … Continue reading

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Three Foundation Stones of Faith

God has revealed Himself to us by His Word and through His Spirit; and by these He works in us to tell us who He is and what His will is; and He urges us and leads us according to … Continue reading

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What is Faith?

Faith is the avenue through which every believer became a Christian; and it is the way every Christian should live.  I’m sure most believers would say that they desire to have a stronger faith.  I sure do.  Well I have … Continue reading

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