Praying to Draw Near

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Draw near to God and God will draw near to you.  (James 4:8)  This simple fact of our faith life should strike us a staggering reality. I can’t meet with a president or a CEO or a Hollywood celebrity. I need an appointment to meet with my dentist and doctor and hair-cutter.  But God — who creates, sustains and redeems … Read More

Praying For the Right Kind of Wisdom

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Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. For where … Read More