Rick Davis

Our friend Doug Windsor has died

Doug Windsor, a friend to all who know him, died at his home this morning. Doug is a man easy to love. We will have his service at the Boze-Mitchell Funeral Home in Waxahachie on Saturday at 2pm. Please pray for Toby and Chris and their families. This is a hard time.

Today in prayer…

…a thorny issue nettling my soul for some time may have been salved. There has been great peace and comfort for me in prayer this day.

Pray

Pray. Do not stop. Pray in praise to God. Pray in intercession for others. Pray without ceasing. Pray to cast all your cares on God, for God cares for you.

Why Do We Pray?

Do we pray to avoid doing other work for God? No, we pray because our Lord prayed and, so, urged us to pray by example. We pray because the various persons noted in the Old and New Testaments all engage in prayer. We pray because we see how the various writers of the epistles in …

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The Jesus Prayer

In the third Christian century, called the Common Era by non-Christians, a steady stream of monastics made their way to the Egyptian desert. They became known to history as the Desert Fathers and Mothers. Their form of monasticism became the model for all others. The Desert Monastics taught a very simple prayer. This prayer has …

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Meditation As Prayer

Christians meditate. Of course, I mean Christians are urged to meditate. Christians ought to practice Christian meditation. Christian meditation, as prayer, is not the simple repetition of some single word or sound. Christian meditation involves seeking God to be directed by God. Eastern meditation is intended to help empty one’s mind in order to eventually …

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