How often do you associate beauty with prayer? Most of us don't think about prayer in this way, but we have a great example of someone in church history who used beautiful, poetic phrases to speak to the Lord.
We find this in the writings of Augustine, specifically in his monumental book The Confessions. But why should we desire to pray by using the most beautiful and poetic words imaginable in speaking to God? Because when Augustine does it, he uses scripture! This is episode 72 of the Better Bible Reading Podcast with Kevin Morris!
Today we're looking back again at an important figure in church history. This time we'll be looking at the english Puritan named John Owen. Among the many contributions John Owen has made to Christians, perhaps the most important one is how he helps us learn about overcoming temptation. We'll see how he does this from three key verses in scripture. This is episode 70 of the Better Bible Reading Podcast with Kevin Morris!