What We Really Need is Poverty

Another good quote from A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World (by Paul Miller):

We don’t need self-discipline to pray continuously; we just need to be poor in spirit. Poverty of spirit makes room for his Spirit. It creates a God-shaped hole in our hearts and offers us a new way to relate to others.

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  1. #1 by Troy Blakemore on October 8, 2010 - 12:30 pm

    I’m sure it’s been over quoted…. “I could hear God say, ‘You’ll never [fully] understand that I’m all you need, until I’m all you have.’ ” Poverty/Crisis shows us our insecurity & powerlessness and turns us toward the One who is actually in control.

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