Category Archives: Prayer

When the Soul Listens, by Jan Johnson

When the Soul Listens: Finding Rest and Direction in Contemplative Prayer by Jan Johnson My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the best book on contemplative prayer I’ve read. It’s hard to imagine a better one to recommend to … Continue reading

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Lenten Reading

Looking for something to read for Lent? I found this one, Bread and Wine: Readings for Lent and Easter, in 2003 and I’m using it again this year. “For Breadth of scope and depth of insight nothing rivals this collection”, … Continue reading

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Hearing God, by Dallas Willard

Dallas Willard’s book, Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God, has the most practical, wise and biblically sound reading I have ever done on the subject of divine guidance. It’s a book worth reading over and again for those … Continue reading

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Charles Spurgeon: Praying in the Holy Spirit: Fervency

When I was looking around for a devotional topic for last week’s Prayer at Six meeting, I came across the evening devotional for that date (October 8th) in Charles Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening. The 20th verse of the book of … Continue reading

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Prayer At Six

The weekly prayer meeting at Bethel Church has recently moved from Sunday evening to Monday evenings at 6:00 PM (except during holiday weekends). This change was made to make it accessible to more members. The meeting is open to anyone, … Continue reading

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“Nothing Happens Without Prayer”

There’s a popular expression that seems to be going around ministry circles today that says, “Nothing happens (or, nothing gets done) without prayer.” I’ve heard or read this saying many different places. It isn’t meant literally, of course. Lots of … Continue reading

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Hearing God Through the Year, by Dallas Willard and Jan Johnson

Last year I was given a copy of this devotional guide as a gift by some very good friends who seem to know me very well and I have been using it regularly since then. Dallas Willard’s writings are a … Continue reading

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