Contemplative prayer as taught by the mystics is entirely out of sync with what we know of Jesus and early Christianity.
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How different our world would be if people were committed to pray like Jesus did.
Do you long for strengthening, spiritual awakening and a servant's heart?
"I believe with all my heart that revival can return to our nation again, if only we commit wholeheartedly to prayer as a lifestyle, not a temporary project."
In preparation, many have been on a 21-day fast, which began on Rosh Hashana and is scheduled to end on the last day of Succoth.
Breakthrough prayer generates an abrupt, violent and sudden rupture of what is hindering us.
God has some gifts for us, but sometimes we just don't receive them.
Never have believers had so many resources, tools and places to fellowship as they do in today's society, yet in the abundance of these things, Christians have never been more ineffective and lukewarm in their faith.
"Today, we look for the power, but if we don't understand the purpose of the power of God, then we just end up seeking this sensory delusion, from one place to another to another."
In these end times, there will be an acceleration in spiritual matters, so that all prayers will be answered.
Do you want to improve your prayer life? Most Christians do, but they do not know how.
We remember the pain from the images seared into our national conscience of that day, our lives being forever changed.
This year's final Teshuvah prayer time is also the beginning of the Shemitah, the Jewish year of Sabbath rest for the land and release of debts.
As little as five minutes a day can change your life in the long run.
Beginning with Aug. 31 and continuing through Sept. 9, we are praying for the restraint of evil and the healing of our land.
Don't be fooled into thinking racism isn't a problem in the church.
Sometimes, with misdirected zeal, we can even be found praying contrary to God's will.
It's a shame so many Christians feel awkward to speak in tongues nowadays.
How do you know if you're actually praying?
When bad things happen, we ask why God isn't intervening. But we are missing the powerful role that we play and the effects of our collective decisions.