New Year’s Prayer (2)

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By Stephen W. Hiemstra

Merciful father, Light of the World, Spirit of Truth,

Thank you for the gift of life, time to enjoy, and the many blessings that we take for granted.

Forgive us for our wasting of your gifts, for the sins that we willfully commit, and for the good things that we forget to do.

Have mercy on us.

Cast out the demons that torment us, the desires that demean us, and spirits that hide us from the truth.

Be especially near.

Help us to reflect on our weaknesses, our sinful behavior, and our neglectful hearts.

Grant us strength to meet the challenges of the new year and the grace to extend our blessings to those around us.

In Jesus’s precious name, Amen

New Year’s Prayer (2)

Also see:

Christmas Prayer 

How do Christians Connect with God? (2) 

Blackaby Expects Answers to Prayer 

Christian Spirituality 

Looking Back 

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Happy New Year: Top 10 Posts on T2Pneuma in 2017

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By Stephen W. Hiemstra

Happy New Years! All the best to you and yours for 2018. Thank you for reading T2Pneuma.net!

New Years is a time for stocktaking and redirection. What did you do well in 2017? What events were most meaningful?

The following 10 postings on T2Pneuma.net received the most viewings:

Date Post Title Views   Type

 

March 31, 2014 Plueddemann Demystified Leadership Across Culture 55 Review
James E. Plueddemann.  2009.  Leading Across Cultures:  Effective Ministry and Mission in the Global Church.  Downers Grove:  IVP Academic.
September 25, 2017 Chapter 1 of Revelation: Alpha and Omega 24 Study
October 15, 2017 How do Christians Connect with God? (link) 23 Talk
April 29, 2015 Murrow Invites Churches to be Man-friendly 19 Review
David Murrow. 2011.  Why Men Hate Going to Church.  Nashville:  Thomas Nelson.
July 19, 2016 Stone and Duke Encourage Theological Reflection 19 Review
Howard W. Stone and James O. Duke. 2006. How to Think Theologically. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.
May 3, 2016 Nouwen: Make Space for Self, Others, and God 17 Review
Henri J. M. Nouwen. 1975. Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual Life. New York: DoubleDay.
November 24, 2017 Prayers Make Amazon 100 15 Event
August 27, 2017 Prayer for Silence and Solitude 15 Prayer
June 7, 2016 Martinez Family Ministry: OASIS Mission in Manassas Virginia 14 Guest
June 23, 2017 Wedding Gift 14 Reflection

 

Happy New Year: Top 10 Posts on T2Pneuma in 2017

Also see:

Top 10 Posts on T2Pneuma.net During 2016 

Books, Films, and Ministry

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