Storing up Scripture

Storing up Scripture

Daily devotional times often include reading the Bible, but what about memorizing specific passages? It can be easy to skim over the Word of God without meditating on it, but memory verses are key to deepening our relationships with God. Look at the way Jesus battled...
Misconceptions of God’s Will

Misconceptions of God’s Will

After reviewing previous parts in this series, Ken Boa looks at eight common misconceptions about God’s will. 1. “I must pray about each decision I make.” Some decisions are simply a matter of common sense and do not require a process of discernment. For example, if...
Misconceptions of God’s Will

Receiving God’s Guidance

The discernment of God’s will does not come from employing certain techniques. To discern God’s will is to understand how to please Him and to be watchful for His daily guidance. This requires an ongoing and genuine relationship with the Lord. In particular, there are...
Desirable Prayer Habits

Desirable Prayer Habits

Should we set aside time for prayer? We know that Scripture calls us to “pray without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17) throughout our day. But in order to begin this practice, it is helpful to establish a formal time with God in which we purposefully pursue...