Why is Prayer Important?

If God knows what I need, why should I pray? Just as the Bible is important for teaching us about who Jesus is, what He has done for us, and who we are in Him, so also is prayer a key part of building a deeper and abiding relationship with God.  When we read the...

Is the Monkey at Your Gate?

By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope* Jesus [Note: the monkey at your gate will make sense when you finish reading.] As Christians we are all familiar with the saying, “we live in the world but we are not of the world.”  We know that our citizenship is in Heaven...