Acceptable Prayer

Acceptable Prayer   The Christian life individually and corporately is about pleasing God. And pleasing God is about living by the terms that he is set. But often this is not how Christians approach God. For instance, we often give our opinion about public worship. “Oh I loved that song”,  “The sermon was excellent,” or…

Acceptable to the Lord

Acceptable to Lord The Heidelberg Catechism contains a section on prayer in which the question is asked,  What belongs to such prayer which is acceptable to God and which He will hear (Q/A 117)? This question may offend some who assume that God accepts all prayer. In today’s pluralistic environment it is often assumed that…