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Lifestyle Implications of the Presence of God

Last time we looked at the issue of what was necessary to access the presence of God. We gave the extreme example of the lengths one man, Simeoen Stylites, went to, in order to get closer to God. We concluded that accessing the presence of God is the privilege that all Christians have, because of…

Faith to access the presence of God

What do we need to do to access the presence of God? Believing that the presence of God is dependant on our performance can be a snare which leads to unhealthy extremes. Ascetism is extreme denial of bodily comfort in order to get closer to God. It is known in different forms in various religions…