Category Archives: Christian Quotations

7 Ways to Kill a Prayer Meeting

Whatever happened to the prayer meeting? While the early Christians  “continued steadfastly in…the prayers” (Acts 2:42), mid-week congregational prayer meetings have, in many places, become a thing of the past. Much of the blame lies at the door of those of us Christians who, by our actions and attitudes, have precipitated its decline and demise. […]

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Too Busy to Pray?

Commenting on Luke 5:16, “And [Jesus] withdrew Himself into the wilderness and prayed”, J.C. Ryle (1816-1900) has these very challenging words of exhortation: “We see, lastly, in this passage, our Lord Jesus Christ’s diligence about private prayer. Although great multitudes came together to hear, and to be healed by him of their infirmities, He still made time […]

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Worldviews as Soundbites

Humanism is self-centred. It says “Be what you want.” Quote: “You can be whatever you want to be.” Hedonism is feelings-centred. It says “Do what you want.” Quote: “If it feels good – do it.” Materialism is possessions-centred. It says “Get what you want.” Quote: “You deserve it.” Relativism has no centre. It says “Believe what you want.” Quote: […]

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