The Importance of Time Alone with God

You can transact life-shaping business with God when you’re alone with Him.  Look at the record: Jacob was alone when he crossed the Jabbok and spent the night wrestling with the Angel of the Lord. Moses was alone when the Lord revealed Himself through the burning bush, giving an old man a fresh vision for […]

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10 Things to Pray for Your Wife via Jonathan Parnell – Desiring God

[Download a new print-version (PDF) of “10 Things to Pray for Your Wife.” You can also get lock-screen versions for your iPhone4 or iPhone5.] Our hunger for God will not be confined to our closets. As we know him and delight in all that he is for us in Jesus, our joy in him reaches beyond personal experience on a quest […]

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Wisdom for Living – Pay Attention Ya’ll!

“Put in the big rocks first!” Now, there you have it! I thought I should just give it to you considering that many of you will not take the time to read the rest of what I have to say – which is really a sorry testament of our times. Although we have access to […]

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Common Pitfalls in Seeking God’s Guidance – J. I. Packer

J. I. Packer has a very helpful section in his book, Knowing God on common pitfalls when it comes to seeking God’s guidance in one’s life.  If you have never read this book, I highly commend it to you.  It is truly a classic – good for the soul.  It will enlarge both your head and your […]

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Approval

A number of years ago, I came across this entry below from a devotional based on Proverbs 8:35-36.  The story below has stuck with me all these years.  I find its lesson greatly invaluable.  This story illustrates that wisdom of always seeking God’s approval and not man’s.  As Christians, we must always choose to obey […]

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