Prayer and True Sight

Ben Kampmeier

Read: Ephesians 1:15-21 I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened . . . (v. 18 NIV) Anyone who has ever worn glasses knows the difference between sight and true sight. I’ve worn glasses all of my life. When I was younger, I was embarrassed by them. I thought they made me look silly. I realized that as long as I remembered to wear my glasses on the way to and from school, my parents would be …

Prayer and Identity

Ben Kampmeier

Read: Psalm 131 O LORD, my heart is not lifted up; my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvelous for me. (v. 1) When I walk in the door of my house at the end of a workday, I’m usually greeted by a high-pitched “Daddy!” as my son runs down the hallway. Usually after this, he sits quietly on my lap while my wife and I unpack the events …