'Listening' Tagged Posts

'Listening' Tagged Posts

The Spiritual Practice of Prayer

The Spiritual Practice of Prayer… Prayer may be the first thing that comes to mind when we talk about spiritual practices. And it should be – prayer is the oxygen of our life as Christians. Without prayer in our lives we are merely observers of a relationship with God rather than participants. Why do I say that?… As in any relationship, our relationship with God can never grow if there is not some level of communication. Prayer is that means of…

Daily Devotions: April 9, 2019

April 9, 2019 For full passage click: Isaiah 50:4-9a …“The Lord God has given me the tongue of a teacher, that I may know how to sustain the weary with a word. Morning by morning he wakens— wakens my ear to listen as those who are taught.” vs. 4 The prophet had a gift and he knew it. God had given him the ability to offer words of encouragement and consolation to hurting people. But he also knew that a…

Daily Devotions: December 29, 2018

December 29, 2018                                                                                                                            To read full passage click: Luke 2:41-47 …“After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.” vs. 46 Among his sources, Luke found a story about the 12 year-old Jesus that has become one of the best known passages in his gospel. It describes the aftermath of a family trip to Jerusalem for the Passover. Mary and Joseph somehow lost track of him on the…