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What does sex teach us about prayer? Techniques of both prayer and sex are not the source of pleasure. The source of pleasure is the depth of relationship.
Is the purpose of prayer to get what we want? Absolutely not! We can all agree to this, but how many of us practically live this out? We come to God with our lists, then we question the significance of prayer when we don’t get what we pray for. Since we don’t see the answers, we give up. Maybe the reason that so many have had a hard time with prayer is because our focus is incorrect.
Prayer is the easiest thing to do as a Christian. It is as easy as talking and listening. And yet, it is considered the biggest issue facing the church.
We are all familiar with this, but the busyness of life becomes so great that we feel we have no choice. The tyranny of the urgent over plays the desires within our spirit to reach out to God. Unfortunately, too often this leads to self-abasement. Self-abasement is from the devil. The Holy Spirit does point out things we should change, but His way offers hope. What’s the difference between guilt and conviction? One leads to discouragement, shame, and depression; the other leads to hope, life, and change.
Prayer is a wonderful blessing that is often underutilized. Prayer Coach seeks to connect Christians with their desire to pray and make it a reality.