Follow-on: Todd Friel reviews Rick Warren’s travesty at the Inauguration

1 02 2009

I had posted Rick Warren’s “prayer” (I hesitate to even call it that) at the Obama Inauguration, and now I’ve run across this review by Todd Friel from his Wretched T.V. program.

Keep the barf bag handy as you watch “America’s Pastor” show his true self.

How the Spirit Enables Us to Pray

7 03 2008

This is an article by Thomas Boston that I found at Monergism.

How does the Holy Spirit enable us to pray? Is it by “utterings” that sound like gibberish or is it something else?

As I’ve said before, I really like the dead guys because they really have a high view of scripture.  This is a good example of getting your mindset from the word, and not the other way around.

  It is by the help of the Holy Spirit that we are able to pray, Gal 4:6, “And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying out, “Abba, Father!” Rom 8:26, “Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.”

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