I had always heard lessons about how parents should pray for their children Four years ago I did not have any child, but we were trying, unsuccessfully. At first we were trying to time the pregnancy for a certain month, but after a while it became a “just go for it” situation. Continue reading Call to Worship: Believing in Prayer
This soul shift focus on two areas, discernment and prayer, and personally, I think this is the best written chapter thus far.
Regarding discernment , I think the authors did an excellent job describing and putting into proper balance those things we use to discern God’s will: wise counsel, the Bible, and the inner prompting of the Holy Spirit. It is all to easy to rely too heavily upon one of these tools. Asking people but not God, “using the Bible like “a magic 8 ball” (DeNeff & Drury), or always requiring a sign, all take one method of God leading us to an extreme. As we mature, taking on more of the mind of Christ, these things come into balance. Continue reading SoulShift #5: Ask to Listen