Cultivating Faithfulness 2

In the first of ‘Cultivating Faithfulness’ the analogy of breathing was used as a way to contemplate our life in Christ. Breathing in God’s word and living out the life it gives. If faithfulness is to hear and obey God’s word, what does this look like? This second in the series develops this with the […]

Cultivating Faithfulness

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This first of a series of three follows the previous series on the prayers of Old Testament characters. What we may be lacking, and what these OT characters clearly had, as they prevailed with God and overcame, is faithfulness. In our instant society we seem to have lost the art of waiting, persisting, dwelling.  Prayer […]

Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer

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This is a broad brush over the prayers of individuals in the Old Testament – patriarchs, prophets, kings, and ordinary men and women from whom we can learn about how to approach God in prayer and about God’s character.  The text, Matthew 6:9-13,  draws us towards the New Covenant with Jesus standing on the threshold […]

Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer 10

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Learning more about the God of heaven and earth, the God of the space and time, through the prayers of his faithful people and receiving the love and grace that is now ours in Christ Jesus. Peter and Rosie Cunliffe speak about the prayer of Yonah, of his complaining to God for his relentless forgiveness […]

Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer 9

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Learning more about the God of heaven and earth, the God of the space and time, through the prayers of his faithful people and receiving the love and grace that is now ours in Christ Jesus. Peter and Rosie Cunliffe speak about the prayer of Daniel, of his standing in the gap for the people […]

Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer 8

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Learning more about the God of heaven and earth, the God of the space and time, through the prayers of his faithful people and receiving the love and grace that is now ours in Christ Jesus. Peter and Rosie Cunliffe speak about the prayer of Jabez in 1 Chronicles 4:9-10. ‘Pray this prayer and you’ll […]

Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer 7

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Learning more about the God of heaven and earth, the God of the space and time, through the prayers of his faithful people and receiving the love and grace that is now ours in Christ Jesus. The prayer of Elijah in 1 Kings 18:19-40 is explored by Jan to teach us how we might pray. […]

Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer 6

Learning more about the God of heaven and earth, the God of the space and time, through the prayers of his faithful people and receiving the love and grace that is now ours in Christ Jesus. Peter and Rosie Cunliffe speak about Solomon’s prayer at the dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem. 1 Kings 8:22-53.  […]

Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer 5

Learning more about the God of heaven and earth, the God of the space and time, through the prayers of his faithful people and receiving the love and grace that is now ours in Christ Jesus. In Psalm 51 we find, through King David’s prayer, God who justifies.  To grasp what’s going on its helps […]

Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer 4

Learning more about the God of heaven and earth, the God of the space and time, through the prayers of his faithful people and receiving the love and grace that is now ours in Christ Jesus. If you are struggling with the disappointments this pandemic has brought – no work, lost hopes, an indeterminate wait, […]