Why is God so Ready to Hear the Prayers of Men?

The Most High A Prayer-Hearing God
by Jonathan Edwards
Dated January, 1735

, “O thou that hearest prayer.”

Why is God so ready to hear the prayers of men? — To this I answer,

First, because he is a God of infinite grace and mercy. It is indeed a very wonderful thing, that so great a God should be so ready to hear our prayers, though we are so despicable and unworthy.

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O you who hear prayer,
to you shall all flesh come.

Who’s Church is This Anyway?

…do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.”

I’m concerned.

It’s Sunday afternoon. Our worship service today was a real blessing.

Richard Coombs brought us a stirring and encouraging message from Psalms 63.

During the fellowship time following the service most people stayed to share with each other and greet the new people that attended.

Our new church has been meeting for less than a year now and its only ten weeks since we’ve been meeting in a hall. Our numbers are growing each week. The church leaders have been working very hard to make sure that we start right.

Things seem to be going well – so why my concern?

Well, all these things have to do with what we are doing.

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Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.

How to Develop a Mature Christian Mind – Guest Post

The following post was written by Demian Farnworth, blogger for  Fallen and Flawed. To learn more about Demian, click on the links at the end of his challenging post.


Last week I got a little frustrated when a friend emailed me this question: “Are you intimate with Jesus?”

Partly because I’m a guy and when I think of intimacy, my mind doesn’t immediately race to another GUY. But I was also frustrated because that question was attached to one of Oswald Chambers devotions.

Why would an Oswald Chambers devotion upset me?

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7 Basic Habits Every Christian Needs to Develop

    1. In order to grow we need to eat—Read the Bible