In the third episode of the Wicket Gate, Benjamin talks about what a prayerful attitude looks like. Reading from Matthew 6, he discusses the importance of having the correct motivation while praying, and the critical role that prayer plays in the life of a Christian.
I like to plan. I like to plan my day, my future, my budget, my trips. Seriously, I love checklists. A lot. What I don’t love is when unexpected road blocks come along and keep my plan from actually happening. If I choose to not finish my list, that’s one thing, but unforeseen circumstances on … [See more…]
Aaron gazed up the mountain, past steep rocks and through the scraggily desert bushes. How many days had it been? So many. And here he was still sitting, and waiting. Alone. He sighed. He had tried to turn to God as Moses would have expected him to, but it just wasn’t working. Lately it felt … [See more…]
In Episode 2 of the Wicket Gate, Benjamin talks about how the proper response to God’s holiness is to be holy too, and discusses how imperfect humans can live a holy life before God.
In yesterday’s video, Benjamin went through several passages that declared without question that God is holy. But what does that even mean? As I sat down to write this, I realized that my idea of holiness is pretty vague. If somebody asked me what it was, I wouldn’t be able to give an answer other … [See more…]
In Episode 1 of The Wicket Gate, Benjamin introduces the Wicket Gate and dives into the Old Testament’s picture of God’s holiness.