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Dangerous Prayers: John Wesley

Dangerous Prayers: John Wesley

John Wesley (1703–1791) John Wesley was born into the devout Anglican home of Samuel and Susanna Wesley. Wesley’s father was a priest, and his mother taught religion to John and eighteen siblings. When Wesley grew up, he attended Oxford, where he proved himself a competent scholar and was soon ordained as an Anglican minister. Later,

Wild at Heart: No More Mr. Nice Guy

  Adventure, with all its requisite danger and wildness, is a deeply spiritual longing written into the soul of man. The masculine heart needs a place where nothing is prefabricated, modular, nonfat, zip lock, franchised, on-line, microwavable. Where there are no deadlines, cell phones, or committee meetings. Where there is room for the soul. Where,

Quiet helps us re-center

Get Quiet

Create Space and Listen Without great solitude, no serious work is possible. — Pablo Picasso Growing up, I always considered myself an extrovert. I never declined an invitation or opportunity to hang with friends. If homework or studying for a test threatened to get in the way, I’d pull an all-nighter. College life suited me.

The Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur)

Editors Note: Amazing prophecies of God’s plans for the world can be found embedded in the customs of the feasts of Israel. The intricate detail of the prophecies illustrated in the observances of these feasts provide insight into God’s plan for the ages. On the evening of October 8th Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement begins

Yom Kippur Part 2: The Observances of the Day of Atonement

Editors Note: We hope you enjoyed yesterday’s devotion from Unlocking the Secrets of the Feasts. If you didn’t get a chance to read Part 1, here it is. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement is October 8-9. For Jews, it is a day of repentance to God often observed by 25 hours of fasting, going to synagogue

God can heal and restore

Healing for the Deepest Wounds

She just needed a little money to finish college.
The price was steep, but she reasoned to herself that she wouldn’t pay it for long. She was only ten units away from earning her degree. But the price is always steeper than expected when the Enemy is offering the solution to our problems. Before she knew

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Peace in the Eye of the Storm

I woke up and reached over to the bedside table for my phone to see what time it was. It was just three o’clock in the morning. I groaned. I slipped out of bed as quietly as I could. I didn’t want to wake my husband or our three little dogs stretched out at the

2 Corinthians 13:11

What to Do When You Are in Need of Peace

Editor’s note: These are stressful times. Everywhere you look you can find people in political strife, marital struggle, financial distress, difficulty with kids, loved ones struggling with suicidal thoughts, and troubles beyond bearing. How, as Christians, do we respond? First and foremost, we turn to God our Father who loves us and is in control.

Be Still and Know That I am God | Jesus Always

Be Still

Be Still Come rest with Me, beloved. Though many tasks are calling to you, urging you to put them first, I know what you need most: to be still in My Presence. Take some deep breaths, and fix your gaze on Me. As you return your attention to Me, let your concerns roll off —

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