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Prayer: Partnering with God
What is prayer? What does it mean to pray? If love is the ultimate goal of our relationship with God, and love is founded upon communication, then it would make sense that God would put a premium on prayer. But prayer is not about figuring out what needs to happen and then asking God to do it. It’s about partnering with God.
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Category: Sermons and Video Clips
Tags: Greg Boyd, Prayer, The Work of the People
Topics: Hearing God, Prayer
Past Sermon Series: Crap Happens
Why God, why? This may be the most repeated prayer in history. Most people have said it at one point or another, if only under their breath. Why sickness? Why suffering? Why doesn’t God respond to my prayers? Why do I struggle so much? Honest questions like these deserve honest answers. During our [Crap] Happens series, we’ll explore…
Video Q&A: “Love Wins” and Hell
Greg discusses his endorsement of Rob Bell’s book Love Wins, and shares his view of hell.
Martin Sharman via Compfight Jesus taught us to pray in a way that recognizes that God’s will isn’t manifested in evil; it’s manifested when he and his people revolt against it. Jesus tells us that the cry of our heart is to be for God’s kingdom to come and his will to be done “on…
Why Bart Ehrman Doesn’t Have to Ruin Your Christmas (Or Your Faith) Part 2
This is the second of several videos Greg put together to refute Bart Ehrman’s claims published in the article What Do We Really Know About Jesus? If you missed it, you can catch the first installment here.
Prayer When You’re Anxious
The following is adapted from a prayer exercise that Greg wrote for his book, Present Perfect. If you’re feeling anxious today (or even if you’re not anxious at all) we encourage you to spend a little time with it. As you read this, remind yourself that the only thing that ultimately matters is that you are submerged…
When to Do Spiritual Warfare
If the world is engulfed in spiritual warfare, how do we know when we’re confronting a demon that requires deliverance prayer, or simply confronting a “natural” by-product of the fallen world that requires medical or therapeutic attention? A few years ago, a man from my church called me saying that he had been attacked by…