The Nature of Prayer

One time, the disciples ask Jesus, ‘Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples’ (Luke 11:1). If not for His missions, Jesus would always be up the mountain or in a solitary place to pray. While the disciples almost always fell asleep during prayer, Jesus would pray for hours on end. This … Continue reading The Nature of Prayer

Asking to Receive

‘You have not, because you ask not’ ~ James 4:2 As we get older, asking becomes harder. This may even extend to asking from God. In a world full of unmet expectations and seemingly unanswered prayers, we come to conclude, why ask in the first place? It then becomes that we have not, even though … Continue reading Asking to Receive

Prayers: Messages Received

‘God heard them, for their prayer reached heaven, his holy dwelling place’ ~2 Chronicles 30:27 Prayer: Bowed heart, bended will, lifted spirit. Mumblings, rumblings, sobs. . . silence. Waiting. Hoping. Trusting. Believing. Believing in the ‘Name which is above every name’ (Philippians 2:9). Amen. Open eyes. Back to the physical realm. Everything looks the same, … Continue reading Prayers: Messages Received