7 Prayers for Inner Peace

Inner Peace seems illusive at times. The consistent overflow of information and entertainment that bombards us, added to the fast-paced lifestyles we are pressured to lead, can put us on the edge of our sanity and keep us there. While we are living in this zone, it's usually not a question of whether we are praying, but how we are praying.

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Spiritual Warfare Prayer

After describing the Armor of God in Ephesians 6, Paul envelops the entire metaphor in what is truly the Christian's primary source of defense and offense: "praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints." (Ephesians 6:18)

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Ask, Seek, Knock: How to Seek God’s Guidance

When American novelist and playwright William Goldman asked his two young daughters what he should write his next novel about, one said "Write about a princess," and the other said "Write about a bride." So he wrote The Princess Bride, published in 1973. Even though Goldman had won two Academy Awards for screenplays and wanted to sell his novel to a movie studio, The Princess Bride almost didn't make it ...

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At the Center of It All

When the psalmists saw the sun rise in the East and set in the West, they assumed the sun was going around the earth. It “rose” in the morning, traveled across the sky during the day, and “set” in the evening (Psalm 50:1; 113:3). They naturally assumed that the earth was the center of the heavenly domain. Scientists would later call this a geocentric view of our solar system (from Greek ge, meaning ...

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