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Prayer is talking with God. Every Christian has the privilege of communicating directly with God. If we desire a vital and fulfilling Christian life, we need to learn to talk with God. Through prayer, we can appropriate all of God's resources for us in Jesus Christ.
The best way to learn how to pray is by praying. Take some time to study the following verses and apply immediately what you learn about prayer through these verses.
Any fulfilling relationship involves two-way communication. A look at the biographies of people recorded in the Bible clearly shows the importance of communication between God and His people. As long as these individuals listened to God, obeyed Him and prayed, their spiritual lives were radiant. When these same people, however, failed to hear and obey God and talk with Him through prayer, spiritual problems crowded in.
The same thing can happen to us today. God communicates with us through His Word, the Bible. If we desire a rich and fulfilling Christian life, we also need to learn to talk with God.
To pray is simply to converse or talk with Him.
Take a few minutes right now, to worship and praise God. Tell Him how much you appreciate Him and why. Considering the character of God described in 1 Chronicles 29:11-12, tell God your thoughts about Him.
If you are studying this with a friend, pray together. Take turns talking aloud to God.
Prayer was an important emphasis in the life of Jesus Christ. His desire to seek His Father's presence and know His will throughout His earthly life. The life of Christ was living conversation with the God the Father.
Prayer was the backbone of Christ's life and ministry.
To become like Christ, we need to learn to pray. Prayer includes the following elements:
|Worship and Praise
The best way to learn how to pray is by praying. Take some time to study the following verses and apply immediately what you learn about prayer through these verse.
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