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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.


Chapters 31-33 – Hearing God and Using Journaling | Week of September 23, 2018

NOTE: This last section of the book contains many practical things to try in order to build some healthy prayer ...

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Chapters 28-30 – Writing Down Prayer Requests | Week of September 16, 2018

NOTE: This last section of the book contains many practical things to try in order to build some healthy prayer habits, ...

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Chapter 27: "Living in Gospel Stories" | Week of September 9, 2018

“For this is a gracious thing, when, mindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly.” – 1 Peter 2:19


REFLECT:

As ...




Chapter 26: "Hope" | Week of September 2, 2018

“For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him.” – Psalm 62:5

REFLECT:

The last few chapters have walked through what it means ...

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Chapter 25: "Praying Without a Story" | Week of August 26, 2018

“If we give up on him, he does not give up — for there’s no way he can be false to himself.” – 2 Timothy 2:13 (The M ...

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Chapter 24: "How God Places Himself in the Story" | Week of August 19, 2018

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks ...

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Chapter 23: "Understanding How Laments Work" | Week of August 12, 2018

“Oh that you would rend the heavens and come down..." – Isaiah 64:1


REFLECT:

Paul Miller continues his exploration of the ...

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Chapter 22: "Hebrew Laments" | Week of August 5, 2018

“And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?” – Luke 12:25


REFLECT:

In chapter 22, Paul Miller discusses ...

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Chapter 21: "Unanswered Prayer" | Week of July 29, 2018

“No unbelief made Abraham waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God, fully convinced that ...

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Chapter 20: "A Father's Love" | Week of July 22, 2018

“Jesus told them another parable. 'The kingdom of heaven is like leaven that a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, till it was all ...




Chapter 19: "Watching a Story Unfold" | Week of July 15, 2018

"Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there ...

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Chapter 18: "Surrender Completely: Your Will Be Done" | Week of July 8, 2018

“But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, ‘God, ...

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Chapter 17: "What We Don't Ask For: Your Kingdom Come" | Week of July 1, 2018

“The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.” – Mark ...

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Chapter 16: "What We Don't Ask For: Our Daily Bread" | Week of June 24, 2018

“For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.” – John 6:33

REFLECT:

This week's ...

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Chapter 15: "What Do We Do With Jesus' Extravagant Promises About Prayer?" | Week of June 17, 2018

“You do not have, because you do not ask. You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to ...

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