Review: Praying the Bible

This review is long overdue. But I like to share what I learned from it. I got this for free from Crossway. The book is Donald Whitney’s Praying the Bible. ‌This book has been used by God for two months now to improve my prayer life practically. I taught parts of this to our churchContinue reading “Review: Praying the Bible”

Should We Pray For One Another?

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. James 5:16 ESV Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 ESV In a book that I am currently reading,Continue reading “Should We Pray For One Another?”

Gaano Kahalaga ang Pulong Panalangin?

Ito ay salin mula sa “Ang Pulong Panalangin” ni James Smith (1802—1862) na isinalin ng aming pastor. Mahal na kapatid, ikaw ba ay dumadalo ng pulong panalangin? Maaring hindi mo pa nauunawaan nang lubos ang kahalagahan nito. Ang pulong panalangin ay isang pagtitipon ng mga tao ng Dios upang manalangin para sa isa’t isa, atContinue reading “Gaano Kahalaga ang Pulong Panalangin?”

Praying for God’s will

1 Samuel 3:18 So Samuel told him everything and hid nothing from him. And he said, “It is the LORD. Let him do what seems good to him.” Job 1:21 And he said, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return. The LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; blessedContinue reading “Praying for God’s will”

The Ingredients of Prayer IV: Supplication

We now come to the last ‘spiritual color’ or ingredient of prayers, Supplication. Supplication, according to Benjamin Palmer is a petition in relation to sin, so we ask for forgiveness, which is part of confession that we already looked at. In this blog, we define supplication as to ask, entreat, plead, and beg. To askContinue reading “The Ingredients of Prayer IV: Supplication”

The Ingredients of Prayer II: Confession

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin! For IContinue reading “The Ingredients of Prayer II: Confession”

The Ingredients of Prayer I: Adoration

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.Matthew 6:9 ESV ADORATION is loving worship of God and verbal delighting in God. Prayer must begin with this. We adore Him for His immeasurable greatness and for the beauty of who He is. God’s glory is the chief and final end of ourContinue reading “The Ingredients of Prayer I: Adoration”

Contending with Christ

Just today, I listened to a sermon preached by a pastor from Cubao Reformed Baptist Church, Joseph Mangahas. I like to share my notes here because it gives us a proper understanding of what prayer is, that we may be helped to pray in faith. Text: Matthew 15:21-28 Message: Holy persistence in prayer is aContinue reading “Contending with Christ”

#68 Ano ang kinakatawan ng mga handog na ito?

Si Cristo, ang Kordero ng Diyos, na darating upang mamatay para sa mga makasalanan (Jn 1:29) Kinabukasan, nakita ni Juan si Jesus na lumalapit sa kanya, at kanyang sinabi, “Narito ang Kordero ng Diyos, na nag-aalis ng kasalanan ng sanlibutan! John 1:29 ABAB Nalaman natin sa naunang tanong na hindi sapat ang mga handog ngContinue reading “#68 Ano ang kinakatawan ng mga handog na ito?”