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Prayer and the Persistent Knock

Prayer and the Persistent Knock

“To pray is to let Jesus glorify his name in the midst of our needs.”—O. Hallesby Dear church family,Two weeks ago in Adult Sunday School, we read through a poem on prayer by George Herbert. Last week we discussed prayer and those present received a copy of Don S. Whitney’s Praying the Bible. Wow! What a class! English metaphysical poetry, free…

Prayer and its Metaphors

Prayer and its Metaphors

“To pray is to let Jesus glorify his name in the midst of our needs.” —O. Hallesby Dear church family, In our last class of Adult Sunday School (all are invited, 9:30 AM, at The Cotillion), we discussed prayer by looking at Luke 11:1-2 and reading through a poem entitled Prayer by George Herbert (1593-1633). Herbert was a priest in the Church…