What constitutes genuine prayer? Can you tell by the length of a prayer, or the way it is worded, whether it is true prayer? And why should we tell God what we need when He already knows about it?? Prayer becomes a delight, not a duty, to a child speaking to his Father.
Prayer; to some it is a way to try and coax God to give them what they want, to others it is a mere ritual to be performed at a certain times. In reality it is a conversation between a child of God and the heavenly Father. What is prayer to you?
One of the primary ways to grow spiritually is through Bible study. In spite of the many benefits and blessings of Bible study to many it is something to be rushed through if taken time for at all. If this is how it is for you there are a few different approaches which may help.
October 16, 2021, dawned just like a normal day in Haiti. Seventeen missionaries were on their way to visit an orphanage. Little did they know they would be kidnapped by a notorious gang before the day was over. Read how God shows Himself strong in their situation.
Many people emphasize staying physically fit while they pay no attention to their spiritual health. Yet spiritual exercise will benefit us even more than strong muscles ever can for it yields rewards throughout eternity.
When the disciples asked Jesus to teach them to pray He gave the Lord's prayer. It is one of the most well known passages of the Bible but this may contribute to praying it without thinking about the words. Have you really thought about what the Lord's Prayer means?