Monthly Archives: January 2017

If You Think You Aren’t Good Enough

The essence of prayer does not consist in asking God for something but in opening our hearts to God, in speaking with Him, and living with Him in perpetual communion. Prayer is continual abandonment to God. Prayer does not mean asking God for all kinds of things we want; it is rather the desire for […]

The Mystery of Union

Paul’s teaching to believers focused on a great mystery. To the church in Colossae he wrote of; “…the mystery which has been hidden from the past ages and generations, but has now been manifested to His saints, to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among […]

Way of Faith

By faith Abraham….heard and went though he did not know where he was going” – Heb. 11:8 The “way of faith” is the only unfettered, unconquerable principle of advance. If with God’s plan God’s supply can be taken for granted, we need have only one concern – what is His plan? That is plain enough […]

Lord! Thy Will be Done!

When Thou hast mastered me, Then shall I be victor: When Thou hast enslaved me, Then shall I be free: When Thou hast humbled me, Then shall I be exalted. When Thou hast prostrated me, Then shall I be strong: When Thou hast impoverished me, Then shall I be wealthy: When Thou hast emptied me, […]

Who Is Praying?

The true content of prayer is not expressed in what is said, whence, among other things, the great mistake of analyzing prayer on the basis of the apparent content of the discourse, and the distinction between the prayer of petition, of praise, of intercession, etc. That sort of thing can be useful from the pedagogical […]