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Can You Write Your Own Psalm?

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I love the Lord with all my heart, but I often find the Praise and Adoration part of my prayer life lacking. Thanking God for His faithfulness is a natural part of my prayers, but that first part of the A.C.T.S. prayer pattern is a toughie for me. A. – Adoration C. – Confession T. – Thanksgiving S. – Supplication …

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Real People, Real God—Samuel, Hannah, Eli

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Download the Study Notes Today, we begin with a look at Samuel’s parents (before they were parents)—Elkanah and Hannah. They are a wonderful picture of faithfulness to Yahweh during the time of Israel’s judges. Remember the time of the Judges? “Israel had no king, and everyone did as they saw fit.” Judges 21:25 (emphasis added) The Non-Example To illustrate how low Israel had …

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Real People, Real God—Hannah’s & Mary’s Prayers

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     Download the Study Notes We’re pausing for a moment in our Through the Bible Character Series to take a brief look at the prayers of two Israelite women. Both pregnant, these ladies lived at different times in Israel’s history, but had very similar prayers. In light of the Christmas season, we’ll look at Mary’s prayer, sometimes called the …

Studying Sacred Rhythms – Prayer

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It was 1989, and my husband, our two little girls, and I moved to a town about an hour away from our immediate family. During the months leading up to the move, my spiritual hunger had grown ravenous, so our first priority was to find a Bible-teaching church that had a vibrant women’s group. Guess what they were studying? Prayer. …