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A Praying Life

Join us this year as we walk through Paul E. Miller's book A Praying Life. This weekly devotional is designed to help you engage each chapter of the book and put into practice the principles we learn along the way.


Chapter 11: "Developing an Eye for Jesus" | Week of May 20, 2018

“He leads the humble in what is right, and teaches the humble his way.” – Psalm 25:9


REFLECT:

If our gaze remains on ourselves, ...

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Chapter 10: "Following Jesus Out of Cynicism" | Week of May 13, 2018

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in ...

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Chapter 9: "Understanding Cynicism" | Week of May 6, 2018

“And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one." – Matt. 6:13

REFLECT:

"The opposite of a childlike spirit is a ...




Chapter 8: "Bending Your Heart Toward the Father" | Week of April 29, 2018

“Do not be anxious in anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made ...

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Chapter 7: "Crying 'Abba'—Continuously" | Week of April 22, 2018


“O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where ...

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Chapter 6: "Learning to be Helpless" | Week of April 15, 2018

“Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take ...

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Chapter 5: "Spending Time with Your Father" | Week of April 8, 2018


“I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you ...




Chapter 4: "Learn to Talk with Your Father" | Week of April 1, 2018


REFLECT:

Last week, our "Pray as a Family" assignment was to let your children pick the topic and hear 'how' (more than 'what') ...

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Chapter 3: "Become Like a Little Child" | Week of April 25, 2018

“Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.”– Mark 10:15

REFLECT:

Adulting ...

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Chapter 2: "Where we are headed" | Week of March 18, 2018


REFLECT:

Americans tend to be highly task-oriented. We like to get stuff done. Unfortunately, approaching prayer as one more thing to ...

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Chapter 1: "What good does it do?" | Week of March 11, 2018


REFLECT:

In the opening chapter, Paul Miller gets real. He identifies many of our obstacles to prayer: Doubt. Cynicism. Confusion....

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