What is the “Manner of The Lord’s Prayer”? How should we pray?
The natural man finds it very difficult to receive spiritual things, due to his inherent preoccupation with the mechanics of them, the “how” of everything. Nicodemus’ question is therefore one of remarkable interest to all. How persistently man probes every mystery!
He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.
Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.
The love of Christ has nothing to do with the worldly concept, but when you define love as Jesus does, the then title works!
Christ was tried six times, three times before the Romans and three times before the Jewish tribunals.
Our lives get busy, the day grows long, perhaps we’ve binged more than we care to admit, and before we know it is time to go to bed. Have we remembered to pray throughout the day?
Since faith comes by hearing God’s word (Romans 10:17), it follows that walking by faith means walking as directed by God’s word.
The supreme majesty and glory of the ineffable God, Creator and upholder of all things, whose existence is from everlasting to everlasting – let people contemplate such as this, and all of their petty misgivings and doubts will disappear.
There are two intercessors for the Christian: (1) Christ at the right hand of the Majesty on High. (Hebrews 7:25) (2) The Holy Spirit within the Christian himself.
This habit of praying toward a particular point has been maintained till this day by the Muslims who pray in the direction of Mecca.
In the light of Christ’s word, “In vain do they worship me, teaching as their doctrines the precepts of men,” one is compelled to view innovations in Christian worship as extremely sinful and hurtful.
In everything. The text before us stresses the need of prayer in all of life’s conditions and circumstances. Any list, therefore, of things we should pray for must be partial and incomplete. “Everything” certainly covers a lot of territory.
God saves people, not by injecting righteousness into them (on the grounds of their faith and/or obedience), but by transferring them “into Christ,” identifying them “as Christ,” and making them, in fact, to be Christ.
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By its very nature any religious image is false, being a lying, man-made, presentation of what is allegedly represented.
The idea of an unbaptized Christian is simply not entertained in the New Testament.
We are “in Christ,” having believed in him and having been baptized into the “one body,” Christ’s spiritual body. As a result of Christ’s redemptive work, we enjoy eternal life (presently, in the joys of Christian service, and ultimately, throughout all eternity).
Rush: “I pray every night to God not to disappoint you, that your prayers be answered.”