Thank you Pastor Francis Chan for your words on marriage with a right view and biblical focus. All things point to Jesus. Even the pleasures of this world can never replace the focus of Jesus. Everything leads to Him. May our eyes be kept Heavenward….(article link below)
Prayer was not to be used just for emergency appeals; it was to be used as an unbroken conversation built around a living, loving fellowship with God.
Our lives should reflect a continual commitment to the constant exercise of prayer. All that you learn about God should drive you into His presence. Make that your goal as you take every aspect of your life to Him in prayer.
Continual, persistent, and incessant prayer is an essential part of Christian living, and it flows out of dependence on God.
Martyn Llyold-Jones wrote, ..”a man discovers the real condition of his spiritual life when he examines himself in private, when he is alone with God.”
-Quotes taken from John MacArthur- “Alone with God: Rediscovering The Power and Passion of Prayer”
When you pass through the waters,
I will be with you;
and when you pass through the rivers,
they will not sweep over you.
When you walk through the fire,
you will not be burned;
the flames will not set you ablaze.
For I am the Lord your God,
the Holy One of Israel, your Savior