In this episode, we dispel the normal idea that God couldn’t possibly hear me when I pray because He never answers. We replace this notion by taking the problem off of God and putting it back on me. If my prayer isn’t answered the problem isn’t God, it’s me.
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Thirty Thousand Foot Prayer
Sometimes the best way to define something is by describing what it isn’t. It’s a good practice to state what the thing is not to understand what it is. That’s prayer, we know what it isn’t and yet describe the practice in those terms.
While I don’t want to just come out and say that you must qualify to have your prayers answered, there just might be something to this thinking. What do people who’ve had God’s ear all have in common? I bet what they have in common isn’t so common. Check it out.
In this web-post, we examine the thought of how there must be more to this thing called prayer. In doing so we discovered that the Lord’s prayer isn’t a prayer at all, but the beginner’s guide to praying. Check it out.
In this installment, we share six common answers to what prayer is? I hope you can’t identify with any of these because that means you get “common” prayer results.
If you didn’t learn how to pray from your church or from Jesus, then where’d you learn it? Did you think prayer was this automatic self-learned or anything goes activity that we just pick-up at birth? I’m sure you’re brighter than that and would love to give this some more thought. Here you go…
If you’re interested in prayers that work, you’ll first need to admit there’s something I must know about it. We’re getting off to a great start with these three simple observations in a story Jesus tells about a widow and what her actions reveal about prayer.
What you don’t know about prayer is working against you. This “not knowing” might be that one thing that’s hurting you. At least find out what you don’t know so that it’s not standing in your way to your prayers being answered.
You need to understand a few things when it seems like your prayer request is taking too long. With this you can gauge where you are in the process. Check out “This Prayer Is Taking Too Long.”