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Keep on Praying

At the beginning of Luke 11 the disciples asked Jesus to teach them to pray. They were aware John the Baptist had taught his disciples how to pray and wanted Jesus to do the same for them. One of the things that Jesus taught, in response to this question, involved a story of a man […]

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Prayer for the Week

Every Sunday in our church notice sheet there is a prayer for the week. I thought that I would share this week’s prayer: God of purity and power, as you call us to your service, cleanse our minds with the salt of the gospel, and our lips with the fire of the Spirit, that we […]

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Politics Prayer

Pray for those in authority

Last Thursday the Conservative Party won the General Election with a majority of eighty seats. Boris Johnson is still the UK prime minister. Whilst some people were delighted with this result, others were disappointed and upset. Whatever our political views the public have spoken. Many will probably now switch off from politics until the next […]

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Prayer Technology

Online Prayer Meeting

A few years ago one of the Christian Facebook groups I belonged to held an online prayer meeting and I thought it might be interesting to blog about it. The prayer meeting was led by the group moderator and instead of speaking our prayers out loud, we typed them out on our laptops / computers […]

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Prayer Social Media

Pray before Posting on Social Media

I’m currently reading an interesting book by David Robertson called: What Would Jesus Post? The second chapter is entitled pray before posting and it contains some wise advice which I thought I would share this week in relation to our social media use. The author believes that there are no occasions where prayer is not […]

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Book Review Prayer

God’s Priorities by J. John

God’s Priorities is a book written by J. John on the Lord’s Prayer. The full title of the book, which gives an indication of its theme is: “God’s Priorities – Living Life from the Lord’s Prayer.” Many of us know the Lord’s Prayer off by heart however J. John in this book sets out to […]

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How to Pray

You may have heard of the “ACTS” method of praying. In this instance ACTS stands for: A = Adoration C = Confession T = Thanksgiving S = Supplication   Last Sunday I heard a sermon called “How to Pray” by Bayless Conley on television. In his sermon Bayless spoke about a method he uses called […]

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Prayer for Today

The following prayer is taken from the Church of England Facebook page