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The Sovereignty of God and Prayer

The Sovereignty of God and Prayer By John Piper. ©2013 Desiring God Foundation. Website: desiringGod.org I am often asked, "If you believe God works all things according to the counsel of his will (Ephesians 1:11) and that his knowledge of all things past, present, and future is infallible, then what is the point of praying that anythi [...]

What to Pray For

What to Pray For By John Piper. ©2013 Desiring God Foundation. Website: desiringGod.org If you are like me, you find that from time to time your prayer life needs a jolt out of the rut it has fallen into. We tend to use the same phrases over and over. We tend to default to worn out phrases (like the word default). We fall into patterns of [...]

Fasting

Fasting in 1984? By John Piper. ©2013 Desiring God Foundation. Website: desiringGod.org Why should I, a child of grace, to whom all good things are given to enjoy, expose myself to hunger, headaches and dizziness by fasting? Answer: 1) “While they were worshipping and fasting, the Holy Spirit spoke…” (Acts 13:2). [...]