Life in the Presence of God

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The Eight Spiritual Essentials, Part 8: Living Each Day Well

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Eight Spiritual Essentials (Article Summaries)

Many people miscalculate the brevity of life and the length of eternity. They put their hope in Jesus for their eternal destiny, but they put their hope in the world for everything else. Scripture calls us to live wisely and well, not presuming upon the future or assuming we have all the time in the world.

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The Eight Spiritual Essentials, Part 4: Practice God’s Presence

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Eight Spiritual Essentials (Article Summaries)

Practicing God’s presence (the fourth essential in this series of eight) is a deeply biblical idea, though the exact phrase is never used in Scripture. Most popularly associated with Brother Lawrence, the phrase, at heart, means “discerning, and developing habits for discerning, an awareness of God’s presence.”

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A Guide to Practicing God’s Presence (Wednesday Group)

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Ken Boa embarks on a tour with his Wednesday morning men’s fellowship through A Guide to Practicing God’s Presence, the companion training guide to Life in the Presence of God. He provides an overview of the material in the guide as well as focuses on the two Week 1 exercises (for participants to do March 4–10). Note: This video combines the February 28 and March 7 meetings.

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Devotional Spirituality: Part 11—Suggestions for Meditating on Scripture (& Practicing His Presence Launch)

This entry is part 11 of 21 in the series Devotional Spirituality

Ken Boa discusses the second step of the ancient practice of sacred reading (lectio divina): meditation (meditatio); he also embarks on a tour through “A Guide to Practicing God’s Presence” with his Monday group (as he is doing with all of his local weekly study groups).

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Devotional Spirituality: Part 8—Seasons of Dryness & Darkness

This entry is part 8 of 21 in the series Devotional Spirituality

The spiritual life involves alternating patterns of sorrow and joy, delight and emptiness, warm experience and feelings of abandonment. During these times, showing up before God on a daily basis is critical, Ken Boa explains in this eighth part of his “Devotional Spirituality” series.

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