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Revelation Quote

The more we become like Christ, the more we can expect persecution.  The world can admire goodness, but it cannot stand godliness. – Joel Beeke on Revelation 2:8-11 in Revelation

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Revelation Quote

If studying Revelation doesn’t make you bow before the Lord Jesus Christ in wonder, adoration, and joy, then you have missed the point of the whole book. – Joel Beeke in Revelation

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Prayer Quote of the Week

The giants of church history dwarf us in true prayer….  What most separates them from us is that prayer was their priority; they devoted considerable time and energy to it. – Joel Beeke

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Prayer Quote of the Week

One reason your prayer life may be drooping is that you have neglected the Holy Scriptures. Prayer is a two-way conversation. We need to listen to God, not just talk to Him. – Joel Beeke

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Why He Came

In Christ’s first coming, He implemented a rescue plan conceived in the mind of God before the foundation of the world. He did not come to promote holiday cheer, boost end-of-year sales, or serve as the central figure in a … Continue reading

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Cultivating Your Prayer Life

In How Can I Cultivate Private Prayer, Joel Beeke’s third way to take hold of yourself is to speak with sincerity in prayer.  He notes Psalm 62:8 which calls for us to pour out our heart to God.  We cannot … Continue reading

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Cultivating Your Prayer Life

In How Can I Cultivate Private Prayer, Joel Beeke’s second way to take hold of yourself is to maintain the priority of prayer.  He notes Jesus’ commitment to prayer, and then asks: If the incarnate Son of God needed to … Continue reading

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Cultivating Your Prayer Life

In How Can I Cultivate Private Prayer, Joel Beeke challenges us to take hold of ourselves in seven ways to cultivate private prayer. His first point for this week is to remember the value of prayer.  He lists five values … Continue reading

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Cultivating Your Prayer Life

Following the introduction, Joel Beeke’s booklet, How Can I Cultivate Private Prayer, has two main calls: “Take Hold of Yourself” and “Take Hold of God.”  Each call has seven principles.  But before we get to them, this week I want … Continue reading

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Cultivating Your Prayer Life

Today we continue our way through Joel Beeke’s little booklet, How Can I Cultivate Private Prayer?  On p5, Beeke writes: Consider the tremendous potential of prayer.  It is nothing less than communion with the living God. I am trying to … Continue reading

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