This is a four-session series on prayer. Two of the sessions are Kelvin Page’s sermons to his Westmore Church of God congregation and two are conversations between Craig Dumont and Kelvin Page that arose from the sermons.]
One striking difference between our Christian forebears and us is their repeated emphasis on prayer and our comparative de-emphasis of it. They prayed frequently and fervently. We pray infrequently and languidly.
Although the Psalms are much beloved by readers of the Bible, some hostile language in individual psalms may be disconcerting. Are these seemingly vindictive prayers acceptable in the mouths of Christians?