Engaging with God: A Foray into Prayer and Spiritual Warfare
Recommended Books on Prayer and Spiritual Warfare
Recommended Books on Prayer and Spiritual Warfare

Recommended Books on Prayer and Spiritual Warfare

This season at Servants of Grace, we’ve been taking a look at prayer and spiritual warfare. In our day, many Christians struggle with their prayer lives and even more struggle with the reality of spiritual warfare. With this issue of Theology for Life,...

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Engaging with God: A Foray into Prayer and Spiritual Warfare
Rejoice, Pray, Give Thanks: A Way of Life in Christ
Rejoice, Pray, Give Thanks: A Way of Life in Christ

Rejoice, Pray, Give Thanks: A Way of Life in Christ

Near the end of his first letter to the church of Thessalonica, the Apostle Paul issued an exhortation that at once seems inviting and impossible. He writes, “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will...

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Engaging with God: A Foray into Prayer and Spiritual Warfare
Elijah’s Suicide Prayer and the Whisper of God
Elijah’s Suicide Prayer and the Whisper of God

Elijah’s Suicide Prayer and the Whisper of God

The book of James gives remarkable insight into the prayer life of the great prophet Elijah. James 5:17-18 says Elijah controlled the weather with his prayers. He prayed, and it did not rain. For three and half years not a drop fell from the sky. Elijah...

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Engaging with God: A Foray into Prayer and Spiritual Warfare
Pastoral Ministry and Four Strategies for Spiritual Warfare
Pastoral Ministry and Four Strategies for Spiritual Warfare

Pastoral Ministry and Four Strategies for Spiritual Warfare

Pastoral ministry is unrelenting spiritual warfare. There was a time in Protestant history when an emphasis on spiritual warfare in the Christian life and in pastoral ministry was standard fare. Such works as Richard Gilpin’s Daemonolgia Sacra, Thomas...

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Engaging with God: A Foray into Prayer and Spiritual Warfare
Spiritual Warfare and the In-breaking Kingdom
Spiritual Warfare and the In-breaking Kingdom

Spiritual Warfare and the In-breaking Kingdom

Matthew 12:22-32, “Then a demon-oppressed man who was blind and mute was brought to him, and he healed him, so that the man spoke and saw. And all the people were amazed, and said, “Can this be the Son of David?” But when the Pharisees heard it, they...

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Engaging with God: A Foray into Prayer and Spiritual Warfare
Prayer: A Precious Remedy Against the Flesh’s Devices
Prayer: A Precious Remedy Against the Flesh’s Devices

Prayer: A Precious Remedy Against the Flesh’s Devices

Evagrius of Pontus once wrote, “If your soul grows weak, pray. As it is written, pray in fear and trembling, earnestly and watchfully. We ought to pray like that, especially because our unseen and wicked enemies are vehemently trying to hinder us.”[i]...

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Engaging with God: A Foray into Prayer and Spiritual Warfare
Praying with George Mueller’s Faith and Joseph’s Results
Praying with George Mueller’s Faith and Joseph’s Results

Praying with George Mueller’s Faith and Joseph’s Results

You are reading a theological journal. You are, no doubt, then familiar with the story of George Mueller; a story that is equal parts wonder at the amazing faith of a man with a heart for orphans and an amazing God who provided in response to his faith....

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