Posts tagged the power of prayer
Lord, Teach Us to Pray

The journey to a deeper prayer life that we have embarked upon this month has been a fulfilling and eye opening one. I have been a woman of prayer for many years (though not alway consistent). However, some things that I have learned and have been reminded of over this past month has changed my prayer life forever.

There have been times that I have gotten on my knees, thanked God, asked Him to bless me an my family, then asked myself, “ok, what’s next?” I have often felt like there was something that I was missing in my prayer life. I knew there was something that I could do to make my prayer life more effective, but I wasn’t sure what that was.

Then it dawned on me, the best person to teach me how to pray was Jesus.

All throughout the Gospels, you could find Jesus going to a secluded place to pray. The disciples one day asked Jesus, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” That is when Jesus left us with a special gift.. the gift of teaching us all to pray through what we call The Lord’s Prayer.


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Why Pray?: The Purpose of Prayer

Prayer is one of the primary ways that we connect with the heart of God. Prayer is the way that we communicate with our Father. Just like any other relationship, the more time we spend with God in prayer, the more we get to know about Him and His character. It is where we get to experience the REALNESS of God!

When we spend time with God in prayer, our confidence in Him increases, because He proves himself trustworthy every single time.

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