Consider with me these three versions of prayer: the seeker’s prayer, the soldier’s prayer and the sufferer’s prayer. The Seeker’s Prayers The seeker’s most critical prayer is the sinner’s prayer. It is the prayer that establishes the new birth and fellowship with God. The new believer embarks on the life-long process of seeking transformation through discipleship. “You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you, declares the Lord, (Jeremiah 29:13-14a). Over time, the seeker’s prayers become focused and intentional inevitably......
October 30, 2017
How Now, Purple Cow?
The familiar phrase, “How now, brown cow” has been used to teach how vowels are rounded out in elocution (the study of formal speaking) since at least 1926. I like cows. Brown cows are OK,...