Read articles from Pastor Robin with insights and encouragement on ways to increase your prayer life and find meaning in this valuable discipline.
Prayer Warriors Online
We believe in the power of prayer. It’s a privilege to go before our awesome God with praises and petitions. We want to cover each other with God’s protection and peace claiming His promises, lifting our concerns to Him and joining together in praise for His steadfast goodness and grace. This group meets @ 6:30 am via Zoom.
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Additional resources on Prayer:
📚 Book: “The Valley of Vision” by Arthur Bennett
The strength of Puritan character and life lay in prayer and editation. In this practice the spirit of prayer was regarded as of first importance and the best form of prayer, for living prayer is the characteristic of genuine spirituality. Yet prayer is also vocal and may therefore on occasions be written. Consequently in the Puritan tradition there are many written prayers and meditations which constitute an important corpus of inspiring devotional literature. Too often ex tempore prayer lacks variety, order and definiteness. The reason for this lies partly in a neglect of due preparation. It is here that the care and scriptural thoroughness which others found necessary in their approach to God may be of help. This book has been prepared not to ‘supply’ prayers but to prompt and encourage the Christian as he treads the path on which others have gone before.
📚 Book: “A Diary of Private Prayer” by John Baillie
In this wonderful collection, famed theologian Dr. John Baillie shares personal prayers for people who are seeking a better understanding of God and themselves. Organized by morning and evening—with special prayers for Sundays—A Diary of Private Prayer is written with eloquence, piety, and directness. Blending praise and meditative thoughts about God with a concern for the social and individual good, these daily invocations help and inspire us to search our inner selves and find the deep religious beliefs that lie within.
📚 Book: “Every Moment Holy” Volumes 1 & 2 by Douglas Kaine McKelvey
Volume 1: Every Moment Holy is a book of liturgies for the ordinary events of daily life–such as “A Liturgy for Feasting with Friends” or “A Liturgy for Laundering” or “A Liturgy for the First Hearthfire of the Season.” These are ways of reminding us that our lives are shot through with sacred purpose even when, especially when, we are too busy or too caught up in our busyness to notice
Volume 2: Death, Grief, and Hope, is a book of liturgies for seasons of dying and grieving – liturgies such as “A Liturgy for the Scattering of Ashes” or “A Liturgy for the Loss of a Spouse” or “A Liturgy for the Wake of a National Tragedy.” These are ways of reminding us that our lives are shot through with sacred purpose and eternal hopes even when, especially when, suffering and pain threaten to overwhelm us
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