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Wielding the Sword of the Spirit

This entry is part 16 of 22 in the series Prayer Models

No matter what war a soldier is involved in, he or she never knows how to react until the battle has begun. There are a lot of tactics to learn. You can prepare and study war all you want. But … Continue reading

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Praying for a Solid Mind

This entry is part 15 of 22 in the series Prayer Models

I think people who jump out of planes, walk tight ropes, perform daredevil stunts, and all other types of dangerous activities are out of their minds. At least for most activities they wear protective equipment. For everything from seatbelts to … Continue reading

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Praying for Faith

This entry is part 14 of 22 in the series Prayer Models

Everybody has faith. It’s acting on our expectations. When you sit down in a chair, you expect that chair to hold your weight. When you turn on the light switch, you expect that the light will turn on. If it … Continue reading

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Praying for Righteousness

This entry is part 12 of 22 in the series Prayer Models

Everyone wants justice in our world, even convicted criminals. It’s a common joke on all the TV shows that if you are in prison and ask anyone what they did, they say, “I didn’t do it.” But standing in the … Continue reading

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Praying for Truth

This entry is part 11 of 22 in the series Prayer Models

We live in a world of lies and falsehood. Much of our entertainment surrounds this principle. Good drama is based on lies and discovering the truth. A popular game nowadays called Truth or Dare forces the truth to come out … Continue reading

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Praying for Clarity

This entry is part 10 of 22 in the series Prayer Models

If only we had the clarity to face every situation. But every story has at least two sides. Not everyone demonstrates godly wisdom. And we only have this human perspective, finite and imperfect. We don’t always make the right decisions. … Continue reading

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Praying for Courage

This entry is part 9 of 22 in the series Prayer Models

He crawled to the edge of the hill and peered over. There was really no reason to crawl. The enemy had no idea he was there. More than that, none of them were afraid of him. But one can’t be … Continue reading

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