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Thy Will, Not Mine

I say, “not my will but yours be done” (Luke 22:42). Do I mean it?    Lord, your will be done in my child’s life–even if that takes him far away, or puts him in harm’s way, or sets him … Continue reading

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Thy Eternal Good Be Done

    When I pray, I want immediate answers.     Just make it so, I wail. Do it now! But Jesus isn’t bound by time. Revelation 22:13 (NIV) I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the … Continue reading

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Your All-Knowing All-Powerful Will Be Done

  I think it is my job to give fix-it advice. To everyone. Including God.     All too often, my prayer time is spent reciting problems and telling God how to make them all better. Presumptuous? Absolutely. Who am I to … Continue reading

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Thy Will, No Argument

  “I find that doing of the will of God leaves me no time for disputing about His plans.”     George MacDonald (1824-1904)–Scottish author, poet and minister–influenced a very impressive group of people: Lewis Carroll, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Madeleine … Continue reading

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Resorting to Prayer

  Thy will be done.     I tend to make that my prayer of last resort. That’s not what Christ taught his disciples back in Galilee. It should be my prayer of first—and only—resort.  

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How It’s Done

  You pray, Thy will be done. Do you mean it?     Absolutely! Sure, as long as my way is God’s way Not if it costs me time, money or trouble Our lips say the words, yes. But do … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Syria’s Walls

I see parallels between my Foundation Studies on Nehemiah (see Rebuilding the Walls) and the situation in Syria. Will the dispersed Syrians return to their homeland? Will God raise up a Nehemiah rebuild their infrastructure?   Your will be done in … Continue reading

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What Will Be Done?

    Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.   Day 3: I had to clarify Day 2’s lesson. I realized that the children didn’t understand the word “will” in this context. To them, “will” is … Continue reading

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Whose Will Be Done? (Tuesday)

In The Pursuit of God, A.W. Tozer says, “Much of our difficulty as seeking Christians stems from our unwillingness to take God as He is and adjust our lives accordingly. We insist upon trying to modify Him and to bring … Continue reading

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