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Earnestness is superior to eloquence

Earnestness is superior to eloquence

Jesus says, “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full.”Matthew 6:5 A phrase posted on the...
Earnestness is superior to eloquence

One mediator, intervening always.

Consequently, He is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.Hebrews 7:25 Throughout His ministry, Jesus modeled His commitment to prayer. He didn’t just tell His followers to pray,...
Earnestness is superior to eloquence

Always listening

“I love the Lord, because He has heard my cries. Because He bends down and listens.” Psalm 116: 1-2 Imagine speaking with a close friend who actually listens and then acts when you share what’s on your mind. That’s the picture from the passage...
Earnestness is superior to eloquence

Asking with no fear, but confidence

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that...
Earnestness is superior to eloquence

No more huffing and puffing

“The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, to the person who seeks Him.”Lamentations 3:25 Here’s a challenge I think most of us face as we attempt to grow in our understanding of how to describe a deeper, rooted life in Christ – how to avoid a sense of...