Spirit-led, heart-to-heart connection

Group prayer
Is an opportunity to share
Your heart with God
And with those who care
To be in prayer
With you.

Jesus wants His followers to gather in Spirit-led, heart-to-heart connection. We can’t be consciously connected heart-to-heart unless we honestly, humbly, and compassionately open up to each other. When we do connect heart-to-heart, Jesus manifests His presence among us.

We need more than teaching and preaching. Modern Christians are probably the best taught and preached at believers in history. We have seminaries and Bible schools and the pastors and workers they train. We have teaching books and videos galore. We have Christian TV, radio, blogs, and YouTube channels. Yet with all that teaching and preaching, we seem to be stuck in a form of godliness without the power to arrest and crucify our sins. Why? Teaching and preaching can never take the place of Spirit-led, heart-felt honesty, humility, and compassion.

Regulated Christian gatherings that are controlled, contained, and curtailed by a rigid program miss out on the spontaneity of the Spirit. We need to open up to “the glorious liberty of the children of God.”

Deception is misperception caused by a lack of the humble and obedient reception of truth. Hearing truth does us little good unless we humbly receive it in our heart and obey it with our life.

Testimony time? When is it time to show and tell what Jesus is doing and has done in your life? Anytime the Spirit prompts you to!

I’m never bored
Where Jesus,
The risen Lord,
Is passionately adored!

About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I long to see the power and passion of the first Christ-followers come to life in our time. I have written a book about our experiences in non-traditional church, called, "Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible--Ekklesia." If you need encouragement, search for: Elephants Encouraging The Room and/or check out my Amazon author page. Thank you!
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