Sunday Stillness – God tells us to Sit Still Lately I have been having a hard time settling into a quiet time with the Lord. Does that happen to you? This morning I finally said, “SIT STILL, Jan.” And I did. I sat so still I fell asleep. But that’s not bad either. At least… Continue reading Sunday Stillness – God tells us to Sit Still
How to Pray Anyway by Ron Hughes The other day I took note that biblical writers used two different verbs relative to the believer’s communication with God. In Numbers 11, we read of the judgment of the Lord coming among His people because of their complaining. They appealed to Moses and verse 2 records that… Continue reading #UTCOP – How to Pray Anyway
How One Labours in Prayer He labours in prayer. Watch carefully. The old man rises while it is still dark. Gathering a worn robe around his thin shoulders, he glides, silent as a shadow, to the kitchen table. by Ron Hughes This is his time to work. From between the back page and cover… Continue reading How One Labours in Prayer
While I am on a one month blogging holiday I thought I would leave you with a round-up of most read posts from Under the Cover of Prayer in the past year.
Wow! What Happened? by Ron Hughes. For those of us who resolutely subscribe to the “we pray to align ourselves with God’s agenda, not to get Him to do our will” philosophy, answered prayer can come as a bit of a shock.
Am I Praying with My Whole Heart? by Ron Hughes. “The sense of distance from God comes, not from His withdrawal from me, but my self-absorption.”
How Can I Pray my Way Through the Day? Ron Hughes discusses a cycle for prayer.
How Can We Learn from the First Prayer in the Bible? by Ron Hughes If you accept the idea that prayer is a conversation with God, the first prayer recorded in the Bible is found in Genesis. The context suggests that human/divine interaction “in the cool of the day” was a regular feature of life… Continue reading HOW CAN WE LEARN FROM THE FIRST PRAYER IN THE BIBLE?
Can God be My Friend? – Ron Hughes discusses the unique friendship that we can have with God, our King, Ruler, Comforter.
How Can I Refresh My Faith? Live Simply. Janis Cox looks at one of the chapters in Ron Hughes’ book Refresh called Live Simply. Are you living simply?