The Central Importance of Prayer in Christian Spiritual Formation

Woman-praying-at-churchIn Episode 75, we will be discussing the central importance of prayer in Christian Spiritual Formation as well as some suggestions about starting or deepening a life of prayer in Christ.

Link to Episode 15 of the Finding Hidden Treasure which discusses the Puritan Practice of Meditation can be found here

Link to Amazon for hardcopy version of the official 1662 Book of Common Prayer can be found here

Link to Ligonier Ministries for a hardcopy of a collection of Puritan prayers known as “The Valley of Vision” can be found here. 

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Hearts Sweetly Refreshed – Part 1

isaacambroseEpisode 32 is the first of a two part program exploring the article “Hearts Sweetly Refreshed” by Tom Schwanda which touches on Puritan spiritual disciplines. In it, we discuss the theology of union with Christ by examining the writings of the 17th century Puritan minister Isaac Ambrose and how they tie into the works of Christian writers such as Bernard of Clairvaux, A.W. Tozer and Ann Voskamp.

Link to the article at the Reformed Spirituality Network website

Link to Dr. Tom Schwanda’s Ph.D thesis on Soul Recreation which expands on the article.  

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The Puritan Practice of Meditation

In Episode 15, we will be discussing the article “The Puritan Practice of Meditation” by Dr. Joel Beeke.

“The Puritan Practice of Meditation” article can be found here (On the website server by permission of Dr. Joel Beeke.                                                        

The graphic is of Puritan minister Thomas Manton.

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life (links below for hardcopy and audio book      

Hardcopy book Christian Book Distributors here

Audio book from Christian Audio here

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