Praying New Covenant Prayers

"Prayer is either a sheer illusion or a personal contact between embryonic, incomplete persons (ourselves) and the utterly concrete Person. Prayer in the sense of petition, asking for things, is a small part of it; confession and penitence are its threshold, adoration its sanctuary, the presence and vision and enjoyment of God its bread and …

Continue reading Praying New Covenant Prayers

Solitude and Significant Time

“The lover of silence draws close to God. He talks to Him in secret and God enlightens him.”  --John Climacus In the previous post on solitude, I described several strategies I employ to create solitude throughout my day.  Starting the day with silence and solitude, avoiding any digital connections in the morning, having the first …

Continue reading Solitude and Significant Time

Covenants New and Old Part 2

“Most Christians are satisfied living their entire lives as common Christians. They never experience the richness of what it truly means to be a Christian. Without a deep insatiable hunger for the things of God, there is nothing within them prodding them to go forward to perfection…once again, we need a great move of the …

Continue reading Covenants New and Old Part 2