Prayer: A foretaste of the eschatological kingdom

Posted by tom | Jul 2, 2012

Prayer: The Cry For The Kingdom

As in other activities of the Christian life, through prayer, God’s people sense God’s presence among them. In this way they not only cry for the kingdom but also come to enjoy a foretaste of the eschatological kingdom in the midst of the brokenness of the present age.

-- Stanley J. Grenz. Prayer: The Cry For The Kingdom. Revised Edition. Eerdmans: 2005, 30. Reading for a July summer class on Theology & The Practice of Prayer taught by Laurie Mellinger, Evangelical Seminary (Myerstown, PA).

In partnership with the church, Evangelical Seminary develops servant leaders for transformational ministry in a broken and complex world by nurturing rigorous minds, passionate hearts, and Christ-centered actions.

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