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Prayer

Five Minute Friday Challenge

 

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From my journal: Jesus, some days it seems that I take prayer too casually, do I need to be more formal with my prayers? Then I remember that we need to come to You as children. They don't worry about how they come across or if the question or request is worded properly. They just ask. May I have more child-like faith and . . .

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November 09, 2021

Possible

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

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Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend the virtual If Gathering. What a blessing it was. I learned or rather was reminded of so many things: God is able; don't put a period, if God is not done with your story; don't settle for kiddie-pool Christianity, but go out into the deep and be anchored to Him! So many good lessons by so . . .

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March 14, 2021

Wait

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

Silvrback blog image //Waiting feels like sitting in a dark room when the electricity has gone out. Waiting is a part of my prayer life. A hard part, for sure. I don't always see immediate answers. The power feels like it's gone and I can't do anything, but that is exactly what Jesus wants! 

He wants me to sit and be patient; to trust and have . . .

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October 29, 2019

Listen

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

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From my journal: //"Listen to My heart, My words and My will for you. When you pray, include time to listen to Me." 

So often I come to my time of prayer with MY list. I'm slowly learning to spend more time in adoration and thankfulness. Can you imagine what your relationship would be like if you ALWAYS talked or complained to . . .

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October 06, 2019

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