“Rejoice in Hope, Be Patient in Tribulation, Be Constant in Prayer” Romans 12:12 “Prayer” is one of the most frequently used words in the Christian vernacular. It is used 132 times in scripture, and (probably) ten times that in Christian literature and commentaries since then. But what is prayer, really? What is its purpose and…
If you’re anything like me, when you hear the word “meditate,” one of the first images that comes to your mind is of candles, “oms”, and a search for inner peace.
Of course, none of these are inherently bad, but they portray a false impression of biblical meditation.
But even if you’ve decided to meditate, it will mean nothing if you don’t know how to meditate. If you don’t teach yourself how to do something, and do it wrong, it won’t benefit you the way it should—or at least, not nearly as well as it has the potential to.
Discovering how to meditate can be a challenge in and of itself. To help you get started, here are five general steps to a healthy meditation routine.
There are many facets of today’s daily life that crave our attention and time. From work and school, to friends, family, pets, and social media, our minds are constantly being pulled in every direction, horizontally.
These distractions cause us to make conscious decisions everyday that strain our relationship with God, decisions even I choose to make. And that’s not okay.
A Christian life, no matter what generation you’re part of, is a wonderful thing. It is beautiful to learn the path God has planned and to follow in His footsteps. However, it is also full of many obstacles.