Oswald Chambers encourages us to pray, reassures prayer is effective, and reminds us how we come to God in prayer. As he says, prayer is the greater work.
what is prayer?
Sometimes giving definition to prayer helps expand your view of it.
We don’t all want revival to come. When revival comes Jesus is in charge – not you or I. What will revival look like? It’ll be something we can’t control.
Our minds can be very hard to corral wandering from one thing to another. Staying focused is difficult. Here is the #1 way to stay forced in prayer:
Prayer is the key in the hand of faith; prayer is the key to heaven. Journey with me and my personal examples as I share four keys to effective prayer.
Personally, I choose to believe that God answered our prayers. Is it possible that I was making too much out of it? Yes. But what would you rather believe as a Christian: that God answers prayers or that there is no need to pray? We are told not to be anxious in anything but in everything by prayer and petition
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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.