Category Archives: Spiritual Disciplines

Mezuzah Scroll

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The Shema is one of the most significant sections of Scripture in the Hebrew Bible, and it is recited daily by Jews today in morning prayers. Deuteronomy 6:4-9   4 “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one.  … Continue reading

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Reading and Re-reading the Text

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There is no greater substitute for knowing the Bible than simply reading and re-reading the text. Sermons, Bible classes, commentaries, and other theology books have their place. They can be beneficial for bringing understanding, but they should supplement Bible reading … Continue reading

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Active Awareness of God

Sometimes I think that I can gauge my spiritual strength on my level of awareness of God. This may seem like a funny concept if you have not thought about it. Aren’t all Christians aware of God? Haven’t they committed … Continue reading

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Psalm 2 Prayer

This is a prayer based on my reading and reflection of Psalm 2 (NASB, NIV): O Sovereign King! Ruler of the Universe and All Nations! You are in control, and all things are within your power. Yet, nations rise up, … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer

The following verses are short, but they provide ample material for deep reflection on prayer: The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working (James 5:16b). 16 Rejoice always,  17 pray without ceasing,  18 give thanks … Continue reading

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Psalm 1 Prayer

One of the things that I would like to do in this blog is focus on my devotional time with God.  I plan to write out some of my prayers that are based off of readings in Psalms.  Here’s my … Continue reading

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