Cultivating Intimacy with The Abide Prayer Journal

Cheri Strange

Cultivating Intimacy with The Abide Prayer Journal

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, finding moments of stillness and connection can often seem like a distant dream. Yet, amidst the chaos, there exists a gentle invitation from the Divine, beckoning us to abide in His presence.

Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. John 15:4

Imagine yourself on a back porch somewhere beautiful, sitting at a table with two comfortable chairs, drinking your coffee or tea. It’s peaceful and still enough to think or even read without interruption. In the other chair is your closest friend. Here you two have been sharing the peaceful bliss, solving world hunger, and laughing until your stomach muscles ache for years.

Jesus invites us to abide, or to live with Him. It is this kind of intimacy that Jesus wants with you and with me. He wants to sit with us as we settle down in our imaginary comfy chair on the make believe porch, focusing on Him and His Word.

Too often, many of us don’t know what to do with the quietness or the relationship. That’s where journaling comes in.

Foster Intimacy with God using a Prayer Journal

It’s in these quiet moments that the Abide Prayer Journal becomes not just a tool, but a cherished companion, guiding us deeper into the heart of relationship with our Savior.

Inspired by the timeless words of Jesus in John 15:5, the Abide Prayer Journal is more than just a collection of pages; it’s an oasis of intimacy, a sanctuary for the soul. With its elegant design and thoughtful layout, it beckons us to pause, to reflect, and to commune with the One who knows us intimately.

At its core, the Abide Prayer Journal is a testament to the beauty of relationship over mere followship. It reminds us that we are invited not just to walk alongside our Savior, but to dwell in His presence, to find our rest in His embrace. As we turn its pages, we are met with beautiful spaces to pour out our hearts, to record our thoughts, and linger in His Word.

With 120 pages of carefully crafted content, the Abide Prayer Journal serves as a gentle guide, leading us through moments of prayer, reflection, and gratitude. Whether we’re just beginning to explore the depths of prayer or seeking to deepen our existing practices, it meets us where we are, gently nudging us forward on our journey of faith.

More Than a Tool for Personal Growth

But the Abide Prayer Journal is more than just a tool for personal growth; it’s a gift—a tangible expression of love for ourselves or for those dear to us. Its hardbound cover speaks of durability and longevity, a testament to the enduring nature of our relationship with our Creator. And its compact size ensures that we can carry it with us wherever we go, allowing us to cultivate intimacy with God amidst the busyness of life.

So, as you enter this next season, allow me to encourage you to pull up a couple of comfortable chairs, with your coffee, a Bible, and the Abide Prayer Journal in hand, and abide with Jesus.

Accept the invitation in John 15:5 Jesus offers to you—a call to abide, to rest, and to find your truest self in the presence of the One who loves you beyond measure. Order your copy of the journal, and let the pages be a sanctuary for your soul, a sacred space where heaven touches earth, and where intimacy with God becomes not just a possibility, but a beautiful reality.

As you carve out moments of stillness amidst the chaos, may you discover afresh the joy of abiding in His love, and may the Abide Prayer Journal be your faithful companion every step of the way.

For His glory,

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