We’ve to get beyond asking for just comfort and pleasure if we want to have impactful prayers. This is a part of a sermon by Bill Johnson of Bethel church.
The parable of the persistent widow teaches us to continue to pray, but perseverance is not about getting what you want. We want to maintain trust in God.
We use accountability, consequences, shame, and guilt to motivate people not to sin. But, what does God use? How does God motivate us not to sin?
“A man who is intimate with God will never be intimidated by men.” – Go deep with these 25 Leonard Ravenhill quotes on prayer.