God removed the shame of sin so we may be free. Free to move past our mistakes. Free to focus on what God wants us to focus on… our relationship with Him.
“Prayer is the divine equalizer. Some preach, other teach, a few sing publicly, but all can pray.” – Check out these Dick Eastman quotes on prayer.
“Prayer is listening to God. God is always speaking; he’s always doing something.” – Read these 18 amazing Henri Nouwen quotes on prayer.
“We cannot be men of prevailing prayer unless we study God’s Word to find out His will for us.” Check out these 40 The Kneeling Christian quotes on prayer.
I have collected 2,600+ quotes on prayer from preachers, theologians, and people following hard after God. Which of these prayer quotes are helpful to you?
Prayer is the central avenue God uses to transform us. / Real prayer comes not from gritting our teeth but from falling in love. / more Richard Foster quotes:
So how are we to view the harder rules of Jesus? Try to imagine a loving father saying these things to you. Why would God try to make your life harder?
Do we believe in others? As ambassadors of Christ, we have a responsibility to speak life into people. We may be the only one who will ever believe in them.
Jesus didn’t come to remove the evil and put in the good; He came to remove the evil so that the good could fully shine. There is still good in them.
Sometimes it is easier to turn off our hearts in obedience than to wrestle with God about things we don’t want to do. God wants connection over obedience.
People love others that believe in them. These are the best friends. He who has the greatest faith in me will have the greatest impact on my life.
Once we get a hold of how we are loved, then we freely give back to Him. And, once we get a hold of how we are loved, we come before the throne with confidence because we know that as Jesus sees us coming His heart says there’s the one I love. Why would we ever hide our desires from the One who loves us so much?