Quiet Time

Chapel at Kebel College, Oxford University, Oxford UK

Photo credit: Jacob Phillip

The architecture of this beautiful chapel hearkens back to an era when cathedrals were built to the glory of God.  My son is visiting Oxford, and this is where he plans to have his morning time with God. This got me thinking about my quiet time practices. Some people like to meet with the Lord at the same time and place every morning or evening.

Keeping a daily appointment with God is important.

However, I love varying where I have my quiet time. Since I live in Texas and have children, most of my quiet time takes place inside my home early in the morning before the kids get up.  I love the few mornings that I can slip outside in the fall and spring and have my quiet time in the cool and enjoyable weather. When I travel, I tend to mix it up—Sometimes I sit in a comfy chair in a Hotel lobby, or maybe go outside and find a quiet spot in nature.

We have access to the Throne of Grace 24/7. We can boldly enter in to a time of fellowship with our Lord and Savior, anytime, anywhere. It doesn’t matter when or where we have our quiet time. What is important is that we make time for God’s Word and time to be still before Him.

O Come, let us sing unto the Lord: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and a joyful noise unto him with psalms. For the Lord is great God, and a great King above all gods. Psalm 95:1-3 KJV

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