Monthly Archives: February 2017

Temporary Departure

By Patrick Hawthorne To all my blogger friends, I will not be posting for a short bit of time…I’m guessing for about three weeks to a month.   You see, “what had happened was,” I tried to act like Spider Man

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Prayer – Part 5

By Patrick Hawthorne   Rather than trying to have a prayer life, we find our life in prayer. And when we find our life in prayer, a prayer life will certainly follow. Mel Wild

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Walking in God’s Will

By Patrick Hawthorne The will of God…  This can be a difficult subject.  As Charles Spurgeon once wrote, “I believe that the two great doctrines of human responsibility and divine sovereignty have both been brought out more prominently in the

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Prayer…Part 4 – Be Careful…You Might Just Get What You Pray For!

By Patrick Hawthorne I was writing on the will of God and just could not move forward.  The words were not flowing smoothly.  As I stopped to ask the Lord what the problem might be, I felt the prompting of

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Prayer…Part 3 – Developing a Lifestyle of Prayer

By Patrick Hawthorne Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us – 1 John 5:14 Is there ever a prayer that God will not hear?  I

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Prayer – Part 2 (The Heart of the Matter)

By Patrick Hawthorne Before a word of petition is offered, we should have the definite and vivid consciousness that we are talking to God, and should believe that He is listening to our petition and is going to grant the

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Prayer…What is It? (Part 1)

    By Patrick Hawthorne     Faith in a prayer-hearing God will make a prayer –loving Christian        John Wesley   Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen*.  Sadly, too

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