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Prayer #5— Private Answers

When you pray, go into your closet, and once you’ve shut your door, pray to your Father who is in private and your Father who sees in private will give to you. Matthew 6:6 Prayer is not a performance. God prefers to answer private prayers because private prayers are humble and honest prayers. He does … Continue reading

Forgiveness #6—Fretless Forgiveness

God will clearly vindicate you for trusting in him. Rest in Yahweh and wait patiently for him; do not fret because of the prosperity of those who carry out wicked schemes. Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; do not fret, it leads only to evil-doing. Psalm 37:6–8 Appearances can be deceiving. Someone who is bleeding … Continue reading

God’s Awareness #4 – Visible Hearts

The Eternal said to Samuel, “Do not pay attention to his appearance … for God does not see as man sees; people look primarily at the outward appearance, but the Eternal looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 Our eternal creator is intimately aware of what transpires deep in the recesses of our souls. The … Continue reading

Sustenance #5 – Looking Inside

God sees not as humans see; people look at the outward appearance, but the Eternal looks at the heart. (1 Samuel 16:7) When Michelangelo was looking for the block of marble from which to carve the David statue, he viewed several pieces that were not right. He came to a large block that had been … Continue reading