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My Lord and My God

What does one pray when he or she discovers faith and realizes that personal failure or sin has been exposed? The apostle Thomas had scoffed a week earlier at the suggestion that his teacher, Jesus, had arisen from the dead. … Continue reading

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A Prayer for God to Defend His Cause

Devastation surrounds the composer of Psalm 74. His mind recoils in shock as he remembers the ruins of the Temple of God in Jerusalem. The enemy had demolished the building. The Psalmist tells us that the invaders had not contented … Continue reading

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Bargaining With God in Prayer

Have you bargained with God? Have you prayed, “God, if you will do what I ask, I will do this specific favor for you in return?” That prayer somewhat resembles Jacob’s prayer in Genesis 28:20-22: ”If God will be with … Continue reading

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