May I Pray With You?

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. -- Philippians 4:6I walked into the office. The secretary seemed physically struggling with her breathing and her countenance was different...

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Oro Labora

We would do well to take our clues from St. Benedict of Nursia. I first became aware of the Benedictines while driving across North Dakota one summer. Bored with the monotony of the Northern Plains, when my wife and I saw a church spire on the horizon, we turned off...

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Praying for Conversion

George Muller, the great Victorian Christian and social reformer, tells a story of persistent prayer in his diary:In November 1844, I began to pray for the conversion of five individuals. I prayed every day without a single intermission, whether sick or in health, on...

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A Spirit of Fear

The word "transformed" in Romans 12:2 and 2 Corinthians 3:18 confirms this. It is metamorphoo, from which we get the English word "metamorphosis." The concept is a process of change from one form or state to another from the inside out. The Holy Spirit within wants to...

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