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Richard Foster Quotes

We today yearn for prayer and hide from prayer. We are attracted to it and repelled by it.
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The primary purpose of prayer is to bring us into such a life of communion with the Father that, by the power of the Spirit, we are increasingly conformed to the image of the Son.

— Richard Foster

In our day heaven and earth are on tiptoe waiting for the emerging of a Spirit-led, Spirit-empowered people. All of creation watches expectantly for the springing up of a disciplined, freely gathered, martyr people who know in this life the power of the kingdom of God.

— Richard Foster

We today yearn for prayer and hide from prayer. We are attracted to it and repelled by it.

— Richard Foster

The Bible is teh means through which we are introduced to Jesus and invited to follow Him in the life of humility and service. Secured by the knowledge that in Christ, our origin ... and destination is God, we will yield the fruit of service to God. This is the "so what" of our Bible reading. Does it shape our spirits in love and humility? Does it lead us more fully into life with God? (Life with God, p. 34-35)

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I determined to learn to pray so that my experience conforms to the words of Jesus rather than try to make his words conform to my impoverished experience.

— Richard Foster

Spiritual direction involves a process through which one person helps another person understand what God is doing and saying.

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Spiritual direction is an interpersonal relationship in which we learn how to grow, live, and love in the spiritual life.

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I think of Pope Gregory the Great. He wanted the cloister. He wanted to pray and study, and yet he was thrust into this administrative job, and he submitted to that. And in that submission, he became a great leader. You could say that the only person who is safe to lead is the person who is free to submit.

— Richard Foster

There is a sense of call to take leadership roles. You're serving people and submitting to God as best you can.

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We all learn submission because we all have 'bosses', whether we're presidents of companies or not. The easiest place to learn it is in family.

— Richard Foster

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