Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: J.I. Packer

The Key to Doing Life Well

But when the Holy Spirit controls our lives, he will produce this kind of fruit in us: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. My life is rich with friends and acquaintances who have discovered the key to doing life well. They demonstrate godly maturity no matter what, and they inspire and… [ read more ]

Short Prayers are Okay

  What’s prayer, anyway? I like J. I. Packer’s definition: “The prayer of a Christian is not an attempt to force God’s hand, but a humble acknowledgement of helplessness and dependence.” Prayer takes different forms. Sometimes it’s liturgical and recited aloud in a formal church setting. Sometimes it’s private, penned in one’s journal for only… [ read more ]