Tag: Praying

Ten Ways Not to Pray

by Jeff Buscher This article is from ec magazine. Want to get on Satan’s nerves? Learn how not to pray. You’ll discover it will make a world of difference in your life and in your relationship with your heavenly Father. Here are ten things not to do: 1. Pray Loudly This is very important. God is very busy these days.… Read more →

Reduce parent-teen conflict

by Dr. Larry Purcell on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 Children are not born with instructions. Even if they were, I doubt that many parents would actually read the directions. Most parents, like me, learn from experience. The following four pointers are some principles I’ve used to reduce the parent/teen conflict in my own home and to increase my teen’s involvement… Read more →

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Advent Week Four: Love

by Matt Tullos on Sunday, December 18, 2011 Scripture Reading: “‘I will tend My flock and let them lie down.’ [This is] the declaration of the Lord GOD. ‘I will seek the lost, bring back the strays, bandage the injured, and strengthen the weak, but I will destroy the fat and the strong. I will shepherd them with justice’” (Ezekiel… Read more →

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Advent Week Two: Prepare

by Matt Tullos on Sunday, December 04, 2011 Scripture Reading: “Sing to Yahweh, you His faithful ones, and praise His holy name. For His anger lasts only a moment, but His favor, a lifetime. Weeping may spend the night, but there is joy in the morning. When I was secure, I said, ‘I will never be shaken’” (Psalm 30:4-6). “‘Comfort,… Read more →

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Advent Week One: Faith

by Matt Tullos on Sunday, November 11, 2012 Editor’s Note: Each week during the Advent season, we’ll feature a devotional reading to help you prepare for the celebration of Christ’s birth. Scripture Reading: “Wait for the LORD; be strong and courageous. Wait for the LORD” (Psalm 27:14). “Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for the one who… Read more →