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Dark Dreams

Dark have been my dreams of late. (King Theoden of Lord of the Rings)  It’s not a common thing, but every once in a while my dreams will be dark—full of sin, discouragement, worry and dread.  And I hate it, … Continue reading

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Wrestling With the World in Prayer

 Here is another excerpt from Principles of Prayer. Any time we pray there is always a struggle—a fight, a wrestling match, an argument, a plea.  And the struggle—or the wresting, as we shall call it—is in four areas: with the … Continue reading

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Why Prayer Is Such Hard Work

Prayer is work because it is difficult, especially for those who are not use to it.  It involves communicating with another world—a spiritual realm.  Thus prayer is often neglected because it seems to be too much work.  Our toil in … Continue reading

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Five Ways Praise Helps Me in Spiritual Warfare

It is no secret that the world, the devil, and all the forces of evil are at war with us (Christians) and want to discourage us and to defeat us.  But we have the advantage, for greater is He that … Continue reading

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Prayer Power Over Evil and Over the Evil One – from Matthew 6:13

The Bible tells us that the devil is always prowling about like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.  But we are instructed to stand firm in our faith and to resist him (1 Pet. 5:8-9).  One of the ways … Continue reading

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Prayer Power To Do God’s Work– from Matthew 6:10

In order to pray with a true heart, “Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven,” we must have God’s power. When we think of God’s will it is crucial to consider that there … Continue reading

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Remember What Amalek Did To You — Deuteronomy 25:17

“Remember what Amalek did to you on the way as you were coming out of Egypt.”  These were the instructions of Moses to the people of Israel as they were about to enter the Promised Land (Deut. 25:17).  Then he … Continue reading

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Earnest Prayer: a study of the greek word agonizomai

Agonizomai.  This word means to struggle, to wrestle with, to contend or compete with an adversary.  In Colossians 1:28-29 we see that Paul labored and struggled (agonizomai) with all the energy of God, which was working (energeo) in him, to … Continue reading

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Satan’s Strategy: Three Secrets to Satan’s Strategy

Evil seems always to be celebrated on Halloween.  So I will take the opportunity of this day to give you this excerpt from my book Purpose of Prayer, from the chapter entitled Prayer Warfare – Part 1.  Christians: be on … Continue reading

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Four Reasons Why Prayer Takes Time and Why Persistent Prayer is Necessary

 It almost always takes time for prayers to be answered; therefore, prayers need to continue with persistence.  But why is that true?  Why can’t God answer prayers immediately?  Well, He can, and He sometimes does if He wants to perform … Continue reading

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