We do not pray with consistent passion because we really do not believe our prayers are powerful and effective. This is true even for those of us who are professional clergymen. Too often, we are like Zacharias, the professional priest in Luke 1. He was a man of prayer who regularly prayed for a child. … More Praying … but not really
There are two categories in which people might be classified. Theoretically, based upon their personal performance, all people can either be law-breakers or law-keepers. That being said, there is only one category in which all men and women are actually found. All people are law-breakers. Without exception, no individuals are perfectly holy in their thinking, desires, conduct, and words. … More Come Confident, Come Near, and Come Often
Formerly, I lived much of my Christian life looking down at the ground in self-loathing guilt. When that was over, I would then look over my shoulder in anxious concern of the response of God. Then, I would look around the room hoping to find someone more foolish and sinful than I; this would at … More If Fear is the Beginning, What is the End?