Daily Text - Seedbed

The Lord’s Prayer is more about reminding ourselves of our real needs and who can be trusted to meet those needs.

In time, God will heal the sick and raise the dead. But, in the meantime, we learn the gift of waiting.

Listen Now! July 13, 2018 Matthew 6:5-8 5 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others....

Listen Now! July 12, 2018 Matthew 11:25-26 Blessed are you Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this...

God comes to earth in the form of a first-century Jewish peasant. He lives out before our very eyes a revolutionary life behind which is an extravagant life of prayer.

Listen Now! July 10, 2018 Hebrews 10:19-22 19 Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, 20 by a new and living way opened for us...

Listen Now! July 9, 2018 John 14:12-14 Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going...

God’s presence is mediated among us when we gather with other believers as the church.

Listen Now! July 6, 2018 Exodus 33:15-18 15 Then Moses said to him, “If your Presence does not go with us, do not send us up from here. 16 How will anyone know that you are pleased...

I wonder if he noticed as the folded up tent collected dust in the corner.

He stands in a place where he can take no credit for the outcome yet without his standing there the outcome would go the other way.

His will is for a much deeper flourishing, one not dependent on our circumstances but on his nearness.

History, and particularly biblical history, is not a subject to be studied. It is a memory to be inhabited.

The Spirit-filled life does not mean that we have eradicated all sin from our lives. What it does mean is that we no longer have a divided heart.

In this country, and in many others around the world, we live in a time where we face an impassable Red Sea on one side and Pharaoh's army on the other.

True deliverance is not the change from this condition to that condition but the movement from slavery to freedom and it is signaled by the unfettered worship of the delivered.

Divine deliverance is the strategic intervention of the Holy Spirit working through human agents for the sake of the freedom and flourishing of people who are oppressed and bound.

I see prayer primarily as reverse delegation; a way of asking God to solve problems I either can't solve or in which i don't want to get overly involved.

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