To ruin a prayer, or to not ruin a prayer.

July 18, 2013

Trusting Or Tripping

Prayer.  Do you struggle with it?  I do.  I am coming to believe that people experience their relationship with the Lord in such different ways according to their dispositions, personalities and learning styles, among many things.  I am a thinker, right brained, logical, black & white kind of person.  Therefore I love to read, study, meditate and bask in the Truths of Scripture and often find my encouragement there.  I do enjoy music, as well, and often find sweet times with the Lord at the piano.  But to just sit down and pray?  That is hard for me.

I have heard much teaching on the Spiritual discipline over the years, and there are many confusing verses and teachings on prayer in Scripture:

“You do not have because you do not ask.”

– James 4.2

Whatever you ask in My name, that will I do, so that the Father may be…

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  1. Rightly said. I once heard a sermon and in it the preacher mentioned, ‘there is a right and wrong way to pray’ I was like ‘wow’ when he explained the concept, it all made sense. Truly, we need to pray according to the word, to God’s will else we pray amiss.. The bible stated that too. Thanks for sharing. God bless you!

  2. Great post. God is in control…”For your ways are higher than our ways, your thoughts higher than our thoughts…”

  3. I love this..

  4. Reblogged this on MAL's Corner.

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