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What Keeps Us From The Goal Of Biblical Meditation?

As we have discussed, the goal of biblical meditation is to develop oneness with God.  We have also discussed where we begin, alienated from God through our own sins and our corrupt human nature.  Yet a great many people have … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Biblical Meditation Project

If we think of the subject of meditation and how it is presented, we can imagine a set of concentric circles.  Among all the books one can find on the subject of meditation, or that deal with it as a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Prayer

Prayer:  Experiencing Awe And Intimacy With God, by Timothy Keller One of the occupational hazards of reading and reviewing a lot of books by Christian authors is the fact that there are a lot of books about very particular subjects.  … Continue reading

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On The Most Disagreeable Task Of The Song Leader

Quite frequently, I find myself leading songs for my local congregation.  This is, in general, a task I greatly enjoy.  As a person with some interest in liturgical matters, I tend to be interested in the order and structure of … Continue reading

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Book Review: With Christ In The School Of Prayer

With Christ In The School Of Prayer:  A 31-Day Study, by Andrew Murray [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book certainly lives up to its title.  It … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Essentials Of Prayer

The Essentials Of Prayer:  How Christians Ought To Pray, by E.M. Bounds [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] If there is anyone who would be qualified to write … Continue reading

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Book Review: Calvin On Prayer

Calvin On Prayer, by John Calvin It has been a strange phenomenon of my reading that I have found Calvin as a writer far more appealing than I have found his followers, and certainly far more interesting.  Reading Calvin has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Origen On Prayer

Origen On Prayer, by Origen Adamantius At the end of this short book of about 100 pages Origen says something that is striking and worth considering for any writer as prolific as he is:  “But if you press on to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Meet Yourself In The Pslams

Meet Yourself In The Psalms, by Warren W. Wiersbe From time to time I enjoy reading and writing about the psalms [1], and this is definitely a book that I found to be interesting.  It is a short book and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Way Of A Pilgrim And The Pilgrim Continues His Way

The Way Of A Pilgrim And The Pilgrim Continues His Way, translated by R. M. French I really liked this book.  I can’t say it’s a perfect book, but this book was really enjoyable to read.  As someone who reads … Continue reading

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