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An Effective Way to Enjoy Christ’s Riches

Can you imagine being incredibly wealthy yet not knowing how to access your wealth?

This may be our case spiritually speaking. In Ephesians 3:8, Paul uses a wonderful phrase: the unsearchable riches of Christ. Jesus Christ is unsearchably rich in who He is and in all His accomplishments, and He wants us to enjoy all He is and has.

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...

What Is Calling on the Name of the Lord?

In this post we’ll discuss a practice by God’s people seen throughout the entire Bible: the practice of calling on the name of the Lord. Let’s see what it is to call on the name of the Lord and how this practice can benefit us. Calling on the name of the Lord means out loud All Christians have at some point prayed to God. God hears these prayers, whether they’re silent, quiet, or loud. But the...

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