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God’s Light to See God’s Nature

For Jesus, heaven is more than an idea; it’s his reality, his natural habitat. God welcomes us into his reality. But we limit his message and his kingdom to a set of principles, ideas.

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Power and Faithful Obedience among Nations

My head and my heart struggle with the incongruity of a Christian faith that aligns with an imperialist power to put down evil aggression. I’m still working on reconciling this question. And yes, God is still working in me to know his power that is made perfect in weakness.

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God’s Light To See God’s Sons & Daughters of God

This is the final post of our Prayer Guide for Universities. There’s much more to pray about, but we offer these to fuel your prayers for what the first General Secretary of the United Nations called the “most powerful institution on earth.” Surely, if we are to complete the Great Commission, we must focus on the universities.

We focus ministry in a university setting and we pray for universities because God intends to saturate the earth with the glory of his kingdom. He has not finished, and He has not given us any different instructions.

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God’s Light to See God’s Character

The universities are like worship centers, where every kind of work is honored, and where the fields of study represent God’s nature as the original Communicator, Law Giver, Architect, Creator, Healer, Teacher, Counselor, and Father of all families.

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God’s Light to See Shame

We must recognize the devastating lie of shame, which drives even innocent people, like Adam and Eve, to turn from God and to depend on their own strength and wisdom to make their own way in the world.

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God’s Light to See Power and Work

Though broken and twisted, we still have God’s fingerprints on our identity and He still has a good purpose for all of us. Like our Creator, we can create our own universe through our imagination; God “set eternity in the human heart” (Eccl. 3:11).

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God’s Light to See the Mission of God

Most church-goers will occasionally see a missionary when they return for a home visit. And many churches remind us to “pray for the missionaries.” When churches do not present the Great Commission accurately, church members are confused about missions.

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Praying for God’s Light on the University Campus

Follow me on a virtual prayer walk around a dark university campus. During this time of prayer for universities, let’s pray for God to turn on some bright lights of revelation so we can then take an actual prayer walk on a university campus in our area.

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A Call to Pray for Universities

At the Student Centre of the University of the Nations, we are praying for students, for the heavy load they carry even through the pandemic, for their mental health, for those who are losing hope and turning to drugs and suicide. During the month of May, I prayed for a different university campus every day.

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