let’s talk a little bit about intercessory prayer because you know you talked about how often when you get into that place of communing with the Lord a lot of our needs kinda fall away but yet we have mandates in scripture like pray for the peace of Jerusalem, remember those that are in chains
you know when we talk about the voice of God there are there are times when God speaks audibly thats rare for most people I don’t you know maybe for you it’s an everyday thing for most people it’s a pretty rare occurrence so often when we talk about the voice of God we’re not
So Eric, from your perspective and you, you teach a lot on prayer and you speak a lot of intimacy with God. I’m sure people ask you lots of questions. What is kind of the number one misconception that you think people have about prayer that keeps them from really having a fruitful prayer life?
So Eric when we talk about prayer one of the major themes that keeps coming up is waiting on the Lord. And this is terminology that I’ve discovered means different things to different people. What does it mean to you when you talk about waiting on the Lord in prayer? To me it is the
So we’re talking about experience, and we talked about how, experience is not necessarily an outward, tangible thing; it’s an inward thing. But it often overflows into an outward, tangible thing. Which leads me to this question: talk to me about ecstatic experiences. I know this is sort of a different level, but — Right.
we’re talking about the inner life, we’re talking about prayer and you mentioned praying the Scriptures can you just and I want this to be your practical because people are watching this they’re not just looking for a bunch of abstract theology, they want real tangible things that they could put into practice so would
So Eric, as we are talking about the inner life and about prayer, how do you deal with things like doubt, or fear? I’m talking about spiritual things now that arise in your heart while you pray. Maybe it’s conviction of sin or whatever. Yeah. These things that, that tend to rise to the surface