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The Unconscious Prayer Warrior
by Elizabeth Fredrickson
11/01/13
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“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” --(Philippians 4:6, NIV)


What does it mean to pray? This is a question we as Christians often take for granted. We are content to thank God for our meals, ask for things we want or need, and say a prayer before bed. Is this what Paul meant when he said to “pray without ceasing” in 1 Thessalonians 5:17? To pray out of a sense of duty? Or was he talking about a much deeper, more meaningful experience? When Jesus was praying just prior to His crucifixion, he was sweating blood, I repeat, sweating blood! He wasn't just reciting a memorized list, he was praying. He was having heart to heart communion with the Father. To think that we have the same access to the Father through the Holy Spirit should be our greatest joy. Yet the most time we are willing to spend in prayer is maybe 10 minutes. Why is this? Do we dread talking to God that much? When you love someone, you want to spend every minute with them. You want to talk with them, walk with them, and just enjoy being with them. It's easy to take our relationship with our Savior for granted when we don't spend a lot of time with Him; after all, they say that you become like whoever you spend the most time with. Let us urge one another to reexamine our prayer lives, and relationship with Christ. What a joy it is to rediscover what true love –and true prayer– look like.


If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

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