Hovering over chaos, order came to birth: Valley of Vision

My morning devotional includes reading one prayer from the phenomenal book "Valley of Vision." These are Puritan prayers, collected and compiled by grand subject. Today's was "The Spirit's Work". For me, these prayers are utterly moving, piercing, and beautiful with a lyricism of writing and a stirring of the soul that is unmatched, except by …

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Book review: Don’t like devotionals? Then I have THE one for you, The Valley of Vision

Christians often speak of "Devotions" or of doing a "devotional."CARM.org defines devotions this way:Devotions are times when you focus on the person of God in prayer and/or the Bible and set your heart and mind on his divine truth. Devotions are quiet times of reflection, confession, examination, and worship. Our devotions must be Christ centered …

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Marks of a True Spirit-initiated Revival

The Book of Acts is such a wonderful book to study. I'm fascinated by what the Spirit brings to mind each time I read through it. On Wednesday night we were studying the end of chapter 13 and the beginning of 14. I was thinking about Acts chapter 13, verse 42. Here are the rabbit …

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