Does God Hear Our Prayers After We've Sinned?

I am well acquainted with this lie. It is one that I still have to fight through. It seems so hard for us to consistently believe that God really really loves and not only that! He likes us. He enjoys our company even when we have been imperfect. He’s not tired of fixing our messes or helping us through our struggles and strongholds. 

We have to renounce partnership with this lie because it keeps us from reaching out and growing in intimacy with our Father. You need to know first and foremost that God’s position and fondness for you never changes. Any perceived distance or silence generally means that you have allowed imaginary walls to go up, but before we get into that let's look at where this lie comes from.

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How To Pray Consistently: How To Pray When You Don't Even Want To Want To

I wrote a post a couple of years ago on prayer called Where To Start When You Just Haven’t For Too Long, and that is still one of my most popular posts. I find it’s helped a lot of people who wanted to press back into prayer and communion with the Lord but weren’t sure they were welcome back. 

I also find there this other group of people who struggle with prayer because they don’t find much desire within themselves even to want to pray. I identify with these folks and have been in this position before as well. If you find yourself in that place today here are some things to consider.

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7 Common Misunderstandings That Could Hinder Your Prayer Life

Hey y’all! To celebrate the launch of our Intentional Prayer Journals, we are spending the Month of November focusing on the topic of prayer. I can admit that for much of my Christian life, prayer was a total mystery to me. I was convinced it was something I was obligated to figure and do for God in exchange for my salvation.

There are a few misconceptions I see pretty regularly in the church. These misunderstandings or lies, influence the way we pray as well as the tone and frequency of our prayers. Scripture says the “Truth makes us free.”(John 8:32) So to kick off our prayer month, we are going to look at seven common misunderstandings people may have about prayer. 

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5 Books That Will Radically Change Your Prayer Life

We were created to crave intimacy. We want to be known, and we want to be pursued. People can never satisfy these desire. These are God-sized longings. The reason we lack the deep and satisfying prayer life we need is usually due to a lack of understanding of how God feels about you and how He sees you.

I am sharing five books that completely changed my prayer life. These books challenged me and stretched my understanding of God’s love and as a result deepened my intimacy with Him and increased my hunger to want to be in communication with Him.

Here are the five books and what I think you will take away from each. Also as a disclaimer, this post does contain affiliate links to the books on Amazon. Know that I value your time and trust, and I would NEVER recommend anything that I don’t fully love and stand behind. You can click any of the book titles or images to put them on your Amazon wishlist! Christmas is right around the corner, and you’re going to love these!

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