Tag Archives: worldliness

3 Big Hindrances to Prayer

  I originally came up with a list of about forty things that could hinder prayer. Upon review of all those things I saw that there was a common thread running through them—pride.  Pride and selfishness I believe is at … Continue reading

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What Do We Yield To, Jesus or the World?

  As a Christian it should always be our aim to yield ourselves to God.  But if we don’t yield ourselves to God then we will yield ourselves to Satan, the devil (Rom. 6:13, 16, 19).  There are no other … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why God Is Grieved By Worldliness

Why is God grieved by worldliness, or how does worldliness keep us from inner solitude with God? Here are five different passages of scripture that will give us the answers: 1. from Luke 8:14. According to this parable of Jesus’, … Continue reading

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Four Hindrances to Finding Inner Solitude

The hindrances to solitude are those things that grieve God within us, and therefore would keep us from prayer. There are many things that would grieve God, but we will talk about four things in particular. The sins of lust. … 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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