Prayer Answered by Crosses

Echoing the same theme that I found yesterday in John Donne’s poem, “Batter My Heart” (aka “Holy Sonnet XIV”), John Newton penned “Prayer Answered by Crosses.”  It is yet another testimony that grace is found in burdens.  God’s favor is evidenced in the revelation of “the hidden evils of my heart.”  These devices and more […]

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Batter My Heart

What will you accept and even desire from God for the transformation of your heart?  What do you long for God to do to you and in you so that you will walk in newness of life and be freed from the daily temptations of sin and the desires of the flesh? Last night, my […]

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