Private Prayer

Revcort's Ramblings

“But you, when you pray, go into your inner room, close your door and pray to your Father who is in secret…” Matthew 6:6

I’ve been thinking and meditating on this thought this week and I’ve come to the conclusion that times of private prayer are vital to a Christian’s life and work. I realize that perhaps I just made the most obvious statement of all, but I would ask you to bear with me for a moment in thinking about this…

I’ve read where Jonathan Edwards was trained as a young boy to spend time in prayer and to do it according to a rigid schedule. There is even a certain amount of pleasure that can be derived from being able to keep a religious code or schedule, and he shares in his writings that he felt this way. But I’ve also read where Edwards later realized that his…

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About revcort

I am a Youth and Worship pastor at First Baptist Church in Herrin, IL. I don't love my Lord nearly enough. I don't hate sin nearly enough. Without Him, I'm nothing. I'm far from a finished product, but God is working in me both to will and to act according to His good purpose.
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