Tag: Prayer

My Prayer for My Coming Book

My prayer, freely borrowed from Philip Doddridge, for my coming book "Too Good To Be False: How Jesus' Incomparable Character Reveals His Reality."...

Don’t Pray for Patience

There’s a common saying among Christians: “Don’t pray for God to teach you patience–you won’t like what he’ll put you through to learn it!” I don’t think much of that saying. It makes God look like a nasty schoolmaster, for one thing. It’s also the wrong reason. That is,...

Monday Student Question: Why Pray?

Tony asked a while back, why pray? There was more to his question, of course. Here’s the meat of it. He sees and knows all, including what is in our hearts. Given this fact that “you can’t fool God”, I wonder why Christians find it necessary to pray in...