Monthly Archives: November 2012

Prayer as a way of Loving Others

“If we truly love people, we will desire for them far more than it is within our power to give them, and this will lead us to prayer.  Intercession is a way of loving others.” Richard Foster (Listening for God, … Continue reading

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On making time for prayer

“The great people of the earth today are the people who pray.  I do not mean those who talk about prayer; nor those who say they believe in prayer; nor yet those who can explain about prayer; but I mean … Continue reading

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Genesis 23 – Remembering who we are in hard times

The Bible is full of stories that we hold dear and tell over and over again.  How we love to talk of Noah and the flood, or Abraham waiting for a son to be born, of David rising to become … Continue reading

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Genesis 22;1-19 The Slaughtered Son

  Some time later…Those opening words hearken back to the last chapter and the great events which have transpired.  Abraham has made a treaty with Abimelech over some water wells but even more important to our story are the opening … Continue reading

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Genesis 18;16-33 Pleading for the Righteous

The last time we looked at the book of Genesis a few months ago, we concluded with the statement that nothing is too hard for the Lord (Gen 18:14).  He can make old barren women bear children, he can raise … Continue reading

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