John 4:47 describes a desperate plea by a desperate father: “When [he] heard that Jesus had arrived… he went to him and begged him to come and heal his son, who was close to death.” They were in Cana, but the sick child was in Capernaum. Nevertheless, Jesus healed him—right then and there, and from … Continue reading Pray big at the throne
Have you ever talked to someone… and they just sit there in silence, never saying anything back? It ends the conversation pretty quickly. Silence tends to make you think that the other person isn’t listening, or doesn’t care. That’s how a lot of people feel about prayer. Since they tend to do all the talking … Continue reading Hearing back from God
Talking to God is one thing. But what about listening? What if God was trying to communicate with you but you just weren't paying attention...
One of the things I’m trying to improve in my own life is listening to God. I’m pretty good at talking to him. But listening? Not so much. When I say ‘listening’ I’m not just talking about hearing an audible voice. I’m talking about those curious inner promptings that you don’t quite understand at the … Continue reading Woolly socks for a prostitute