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The Power of Continuous Prayer
April 1, 2007.
When people talk about prayer it is merely just talking to God.
Like we would talk to one another.
So many times people talk about prayer and they talk about it in a way that causes them to be confused and sometimes they get to the point that they will withdraw talking about prayer altogether.
When a family gets ready to pray they should talk, just as simply as they do to each other.
They should talk to God the way that they talk to mom, dad, brother sister or children.
One way to do this would be to speak out loud what we want to talk to God about.
After all, that’s all prayer is.
God’s desire is for us to have the best things in life.
He has promised in the Scripture no good thing, would he withhold from those who walk
uprightly Psalms 84:11
When we speak about prayer, one could say that
Some prayer gives us some power!
More prayer gives us more power!
And much prayer gives us even greater power!
So we end up with this question that we ask ourselves.
How much power do I want from God?
Your answer simply is lots, lots of power that’s what I’m looking for.
Yet we have as much or little of God’s power right now as we are willing to pray to receive.
A prayerless Christian is a powerless Christian!
We read in the Scripture that Jesus did not teach his disciples how to preach but he did teach them how to pray.
He did not teach them how to raise funds or how to build up their donor base, but he taught them the principles of prayer before he sent them out to evangelize to the world.
We could look at it this way, if you could possibly talk to the president of the United States.
I’m sure you would have to get an appointment and then when you got the appointment, I’m sure you would only have so much time to speak with him.