The Practical Aspects of Prayer

To finish off this series on prayer, this post will lay out four practical aspects of prayer that come out in the life and example of our Lord Jesus Christ. The first is simply time. In Mark 1:35 we read, “And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and … Continue reading The Practical Aspects of Prayer

Pray Without Ceasing

In Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians, the apostle gives the members of the church instruction concerning their lives as children of the light. One particular command is “Pray without ceasing.” What does this mean? How can we do this?  The Bible also commands, “6 days shalt thou labor and do all thy work...” How can … Continue reading Pray Without Ceasing

Why Do We Pray?

Why is it necessary for us to pray? We have heard what prayer is, and how we must pray, but now we need to answer the important question, why is prayer important in our teenage years and as we grow older?  Philippians 4:6 states “Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication … Continue reading Why Do We Pray?