Here again, it is not a question of feeling but of fact. Of course, if you know upon the sure testimony of God’s word that you are saved, you will feel glad and grateful; but you are not saved on account of your feeling, nor by feeling, nor as the result of feeling.
Well, you are a sinner, whether you feel it or not, and you are all called to deal, not with a question of feeling, but of fact. Many a man has been fatally ill, without feeling his danger, but his lack of feeling did not arrest for one moment the progress of disease and death.
Far left liberals, Woke, word and censor police seem to be on an all-out warpath against free speech, at least the kind of speech that does not align up with their own ideals. Weekly we are hearing about people, companies, products, and even media (i.e., movies, television, literature, etc.) being “canceled.” I recall another group of people in recent history whom the local governments and establishments tried to cancel. I’m referring to none other than The Apostles.
In Mark 11:25, Jesus says, “Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you your transgressions.” Not only are we commanded by Jesus Himself to forgive others, it is to our benefit to do so. The opposite is un-forgiveness which is at the root of all bitterness.
When teaching children how-to pray, it is best to show them an active prayer life in your own life and encourage them to pray for other people as well as themselves. In this infographic, Hondo Carpenter Ministries looks at some different ways to teach children about prayer.