All posts tagged: childlike faith

10 Quotes from Max Lucado’s ‘Before Amen’


When Prayer Flows If you want to take you prayer life to another level of simplicity and ease, “Before Amen” is for you. It is inviting and inspiring. The focus remains on the Father all through the book. In essence, that is exactly what prayer is all about. Enjoy a few quotes that jumped off the pages: “Before you face your world, face you Father.” “Prayer is conversation with God while driving to work or awaiting an appointment or before interacting with a client. Prayer can be the internal voice that directs the external action.” “Guilt leaves a tattooed heart.” Just as a happy child cannot mis-hug, the sincere heart cannot mis-pray” “Prayer is the hand of faith on the door handle of your heart; the willing pull; the happy welcome to Jesus.” “Prayers are not graded according to style.” “You are never more like Jesus than when you pray for others.” “An un-prayed for problem is an embedded thorn.” “Life is a gift, albeit unassembled. It comes in pieces, and sometimes it falls into …

Jesus and Children: 10 Bible Verses into His thinking


Children have access “Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked the people, but Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” And he laid his hands on them and went away.” Matthew 19:13-15 Childlike faith and kingdom access “And said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 18:3 Revelation is not too deep for Children “In that same hour he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; yes, Father, for such was your gracious will.” Luke 10:21 Children deserve good gifts “What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent; or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, …