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Do You Know How to Exercise Your Spirit?

We know consistent physical exercise keeps our body fit and contributes to our overall well-being. And we also know mental exercise like reading and solving crossword puzzles helps our mind stay sharp. But did you know that as Christians, we need an additional kind of exercise? For a healthy Christian life, we need spiritual exercise. Our human spirit So what do we mean when we say spiritual...

How to Pray by Talking to God

Many people find it hard to know how to pray to God. They want to pray, or they feel because they’re believers, they should pray, but they don’t know how to go about it. They ask things like, “How do I pray to God correctly?” or, “What do I say when I pray?” or, “How can I pray if I don’t know any prayers?” So how are we supposed to pray? The Gospels have many accounts of how people conversed...

Lessons on How to Pray to God from Matthew 20

Prayer is a great matter in the Bible, and praying to God is one of the most precious privileges we have as believers. Many, unsure of how to pray to God, have questions like: How do I pray to God correctly? What should I say when I pray? Or, How can I pray to God effectively? It’s very understandable to have these kinds of questions, especially when we’re first saved and are just beginning to...

How I Learned to Touch the Lord in a Simple Way

We hope you enjoy this BfA staff member’s testimony of learning how to touch the Lord. As a child, the Bible was a mysterious book to me because I didn’t have much exposure to it. I think we had a family Bible somewhere in the house, but I can’t remember ever picking it up and reading it. All I knew about the Bible was that it was a book religious people referred to, and like most Americans, I...

How I Enjoy Singing to the Lord

A BfA staff member shares his experience of singing to the Lord. In my everyday Christian life I really enjoy praying to the Lord, calling on His name, and speaking about Him to others. All these things give me a way to contact the Lord Jesus throughout my day and enjoy His presence. But one of my favorite ways to touch the Lord is by singing to Him with my spirit. The apostle Paul wrote about...

5 Marvelous Benefits of Singing to the Lord in Our Daily Life

In the Bible and throughout the ages, God’s people have praised, worshipped, and expressed their deepest sentiments to God by raising their voices in song to Him. Many of us consider the times we sing together to the Lord on Sundays or in other larger gatherings as times of praise and worship. Singing with others when we come together as the church is a wonderful and important part of our...

Praying God’s Word—An Unexpected Experience

A BfA staff member talks about his experience of praying with the Word of God. In Ephesians 6, the apostle Paul tells us to receive the Word of God “by means of all prayer” (vv. 17-18). There are certainly many ways to understand and practice this charge, and probably all are profitable. If the content of our prayer mirrors the content of God’s speaking to us in His Word, we’re probably on the...

How to Spend Time with Jesus in the Morning

In previous posts we talked about the importance of spending time with Jesus every morning and how to build up such a habit. This wonderful habit is key to our relationship with Christ. Perhaps you see the benefits of this kind of habit and want to build it up, but aren’t sure what to do during that time. How do we spend time with Jesus? What do we do in our mornings with Him? Throughout the...

The Best Time of Day to Spend with the Lord Jesus

Scenario 1: You hear the alarm go off, roll out of bed, and start to get ready, already anxious about the day ahead. During a hurried breakfast, you catch up on news, texts, and email. Eventually you set off, preoccupied with your to-do list. Scenario 2: You hear the alarm go off and begin your day by saying, “Lord Jesus, I love You.” You get up and spend time to talk with the Lord in prayer and...

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