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How To Start Praying

Prayer can seem like such a daunting and even sometimes archaic task. Is it necessary? Why do we do it? And even if we understood it, how do we even go about it?  All of these questions and musings are valid and completely understandable to ask. Even Jesus’ disciples themselves asked him, “how should we pray?” So if you find yourself in that situation or season, don’t be discouraged. You are not alone; in fact, you’re in excellent company. The truth is, if you’re asking how to pray, you’re asking one of the best questions out there.  What is Prayer? Let's start at the very beginning: what is prayer? Simply put, prayer is honest and vulnerable conversation with God. At its...

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Why Should We Practice Sabbath?

Sabbath, as defined by the Oxford Dictionary, is “a day of religious observance and abstinence from work, kept by Jewish people from Friday evening to Saturday evening, and by most Christians on Sunday.”  So, why is it so important that we keep, honor, and practice Sabbath?  In order to properly answer and address this question, we must go back to the Old Testament.  1. God set the precedent for Sabbath rest One of the very first things we read when we open up the Hebrew Bible is God resting from his work after Creation.  “On the seventh day God had completed his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he...

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5 Tips To Start Reading The Bible

If reading the Bible is something you’re new to doing, or haven’t really done in a long time, it can be quite daunting to suddenly jump back in. Where do you start? How do you study? When is the best time to read it? How do you understand everything that is going on? There are a lot of questions and factors to consider.  As scary and even overwhelming as it may be to read the Bible, here at Daily Kairos we want to encourage, empower, and equip you with all the tools and resources you need to start reading the Bible in an approachable way. The end of reading, learning, and studying is the gaining, growing, and grasping of the nature...

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5 Tips for a Better Morning Routine

When it comes to spending time with the Lord, there are no rules or regulations on how it ought to be done. The beauty of life and of Christ is that He’s given us the freedom of choice-- we choose if we want to accept Him as our Lord and Savior, we choose if we want to live our lives surrendered to Him, we choose if we want to obey Him. We also get to choose when and how we spend time with God in the Word and in prayer.  Throughout scripture, we see how different figures like David, Moses, Abraham, and Jesus himself all woke up early in the morning to pray and seek God. Have you been longing...

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Why You Should Read the Bible Every Day

Have you ever heard that in order to be a “good Christian,” you need to read your Bible every day? Or have you ever been told that God will be mad at you, not like you, or love you less if you’re not reading the Bible every day?  If so, I want to start by saying-- I’m sorry. The truth is, none of those things are true! And they’re certainly not any reason to be reading your Bible every day. Here are some things that are true: Being a Christian is less about what you’re doing, and more about who you’re becoming. God loves you for exactly who you are right now, and nothing could ever change that. And finally,...

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