The Power of Prayer...
Prayer is our direct line of communication with God. It is so important that we prayerfully consider the major decisions in our life. This helps us to seek His will rather than trying to convince Him to follow our will. Jesus modeled prayer for us by retreating to be alone to pray to the Father. We should approach prayer with thanksgiving and confidence because we are His beloved children, and He loves us unconditionally.
Prayer is an essential part of my daily life. Each day I give thanks before meals and ask that the provision be blessed as well as my family, loved ones, and church. Years ago I felt too insecure to pray for myself but now I pray specifically for my provision and protection. I offer prayers of
thanksgiving for my family, friends, and church and ask for their provision and protection. I have learned during prayer to be still and know that He is God and to listen for the still, small voice.
I have had prayers answered instantly and one took 32 years. This site will talk about both. I want the blogs to show the reader that prayer is powerful and essential to growing closer to Him. I also want the reader to understand that God is not a vending machine and we do not put in our request and push a button and out comes our selection. I think often while we are waiting on God for a response, He is waiting on us to change and step out of our comfort zone toward him and walk in faith.
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