Tag Archives: Philip Yancey

Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen

One could literally do nothing but pray at every available bit.  One might take up letters or accounts that seemed as if they were a “must be” – but one had to drop them within five minutes, almost invariably, and … Continue reading

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Vibrations

Each prayer-beat down here vibrates up to the very throne of God, and does its work through that throne on the principalities and powers around us. . .   We can never tell which prayer will liberate the answer, but … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage of Prayer

“The days have seen the completing of another of the longings that have been brooding with its stress on the need of making Mission Houses to be houses of prayer, not just centers of activity.  The longing had shaped itself … Continue reading

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Why Pray?

“It has come these days with a new light and power, that the first thing we have to see to, as we draw nearer to God day by day, is that ‘our fellowship is with the Father and with His … Continue reading

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Making God Visible

“It was good to turn our backs on the long French streets and plunge down among the crowds, first through a street thronged with Jews, then a little bit up again through the native quarter, and then down the flight … Continue reading

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God’s Guidance

”God’s guidance, if our soul’s instinct is healthy, tallies with the sense of rest.  In a very real way, this sense of rest guides us – legislates for us.  Anything that brings a sense of restlessness means that we have … Continue reading

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Grand Simplicity

“‘I do this thing for God, not for success in the work, or for happiness in my soul or for anything else.  I am here for God.’ “Life is grandly simple when the spirit of calculating results and consequences, has been … Continue reading

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