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What the Bible Says
The teachings of the New Church are based
on what the Lord has revealed in the Bible. It is a universal theology,
applicable to all nations, cultures and ages. But sometimes the Bible
can be confusing. "What the Bible Says" is a series of short
articles by Rev. John Odhner addressing some common questions about
faith and life, drawing from all parts of the Bible.
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How is Your Prayer Life?
"Prayer is talking with God." Sounds simple enough, and
sometimes it helps to have some encouragement and inspiration from
Scripture. Here are some aids to help renew your communication through
prayer. Each of these resources will open in a new browser window.
To download a pdf of "What the Lord's Word Says about Prayer" click here>
To download a pdf of "Understanding the Lord's Prayer" click here>
To download a pdf of "The Prayer of Jonah" click here>
To download a pdf of "Prayers for the Kingdom" click here>
To download a pdf of "Teen Prayers for Strength from the Lord" click here>
Tools for Spiritual Growth
The teachings of the New Church harmonize
beautifully and powerfully with individual spiritual growth. In their
book, The Joy of Spiritual Growth: Real Encounters, Frank Rose and
Robert Maginel of the Arizona Spiritual Growth Foundation highlight
some key teachings and provide straightforward "tasks" to
apply them to everyday spiritual life.
Go to Amazon.com to read more about "The
Joy of Spiritual Growth." Click
Worship in Daily Life
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receive a brief inspirational quotation from the teachings of the
New Church each day via email. This is a very easy way to be reminded
of the spiritual dimension of your life with a short, pithy, thought-provoking
message. This is a free service. There is no charge and no obligation.
To sign up for Daily Inspirations,
An Alphabetof Prayers
collection of brief prayers directly from the Bible. The original
purpose of this collection of Scripture verses was to provide an easy
introduction to prayer for students, teachers, parents and families.
Each simple prayer can be memorized relatively quickly and incorporated
into individual or group prayers. Each one has its own special beauty
and power because of being a direct quotation from the Lord’s
Word. Collected and arranged by Rev. Nathan Gladish, Assistant Pastor.
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