I just see this as a very obvious Breach of the First Commandment. Thanks for sharing! Speaking or doing something in someones name does not mean that they are hearing or aware of you actually doing something. Let's step forward together and learn practical ways to live into God's possible! Pray all the time and show Him the respect that He deserves. Everyone finds it hard to make sense of the terrible suffering in the world and still believe in a loving God who hears our prayers. Philippians 4:6 (NLT) amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; Maybe we over-spiritualize it. In the core of your being. When I’m stepping out in faith, taking a next step toward where God is calling, I call on the Holy Spirit for guidance and support. Oh, I remember when this road was my own I pray to God, I just don't know anymore I pray to God, I just don't know anymore Oh, I lost the feeling but I'm tryina hold on I thought the end of love is what made you strong I pray to God, I just don't know anymore. Trust in God. Jesus died for us and if we believe in Him we have direct access to God. Also, about asking dead people to intercede, there is absolutely nothing that backs that up. I long to grow a deeper prayer life, but I have a secret struggle with boredom. How do you properly address an envelope? Jesus is the son of God. 5:16-17) Is it really possible to pray without ceasing? It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. The Prayer of St Francis Trust Him, pray for your situation, ask for help, let us humble ourselves before God. We can also pray to Jesus, our Lord and Savior. But, I also believe that Jesus and Holy Spirit, as part of the Holy Trinity, are also listening to our prayers. Pray Lyrics: Heaven only knows when I'm in hell / None of my friends can even tell / I wanna fucking die, but I never say it / Sick of getting high, but I do the same shit / I can't even cry “The fewer the words, the better the prayer,” said Martin Luther. amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; Trying to pray is praying. Whom would say thus person? Prayers for My Son If God loves to give good gifts to us, then it follows that we should pray with faith. The closer you come to God the more peace and joy will fill your heart. The Holy Spirit has a unique role in prayer. Many people enjoy doodling, drawing, or painting while they pray. These cookies do not store any personal information. Prayers for My Daughter A prayer journal builds faith when you look back over your petitions and recall God’s answers. You sure do know it when you have it. Say a prayer for your spouse or child as you give him or her a hug. Ask God to help you with your to-do list. People who pray to Mary and the Saints are not praying to them in worship, but as intercessors. amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; Blessings to you! Making a list of requests keeps my mind alert; I stop to pray for each petition after jotting it down. Listening to music can help us focus on God. In order to understand the word of God, we have to stop trying to make it fit into our personal our popular consensus. Betsy de Cruz enjoys God, life with teenagers, and dark roast coffee. Jesus used the term “pray” as being a dialogue between two individuals of the same essence. Sign up today for weekly prayers and spiritual encouragement! (Ephesians 6:18 NIV). I don’t mean to be flippant. He is our Creator and the one we should worship. But the Christian faith shows us a God, who,in Jesus shares our life and on the cross suffers with us. Would you think it wise to go beyond what is written in the Bible? Ask God to help you with your to-do list. Let the words of Paul’s letters give you specific prayer requests for yourself and the people you love. I would disagree with the writer’s conclusion. Through the pages of our Bibles, we see examples of men who prayed. (more about that in an upcoming post) Thanks for stopping by and being open to new perspectives! Prayer for Forgiveness Blessings! Prayer for Strength It really sounds absurd if you think about it. By opening our hearts, minds and conversations with Jesus, the Holy Spirit, saints, spouses, BFFs and others, we open possibilities for God to work through us that we do not have if we insist on an exclusive two party dialog. Glad God is able to use my words to speak to you . I don’t usually pray through the Saints but the Hail Mary is such a sweet intercessory prayer, especially as a mama. She and her family live in the Middle East. After three minutes, my mind travels back to the last season of Downton Abbey, or wanders to my to-do list. When there's no getting through I won't hold back I will throw down anything in life, I know now I've been lyin' on the floor Just Pray to God. Pray over your schedule. I totally agree with Steve. No doubt the Christ is being informed but that does not mean that he himself is actually listening to our prayers. I’ve struggled with this idea of praying to Jesus and how to decide when to address a prayer to God versus Jesus. Praying to God the Father. The old Saints Followed Jesus as servants to Him. So just start. Fully divine, yet came to earth and was fully human for a time. This verse baffles me: “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances;” (1 Thess. On my journey from prayer wimp to warrior, I’m discovering a few practical tips for how to pray: We might think we have to pray passionate, persuasive words for God to hear us, but in reality He listens even to our shortest “SOS” prayers. When we pray, we should believe that God really will answer our prayers. But opting out of some of these cookies may affect your browsing experience. It is another to believe because we want it to be true. No, I’m not advocating some sort of name and claim it theology that results in all of us receiving brand new cars and bags of money. What is the right way to pray? A blessed evening young warrior! Its all about Entertainment, Fun, Laughter, Happiness and Humour. Prayer is an amazing privilege. amzn_assoc_region = "US"; Don’t get discouraged if you get distracted like I do. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. Sometimes I wonder how many answers we miss because we don’t really expect God to respond. Short Prayers You shine my friend! I'm glad you're here to journey with me! We don’t have to pray long. Your words have been such a blessing to me. Reading Scripture helps us get to know God. An easy way to find start your day with prayer, read today’s prayer and sign up to receive by email. He’s not limited to just priests and prophets, but is accessible to each of us. Just get back on track. We can pray while walking, driving, or working. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. She can talk to Him differently because she is right there with Him. The currency crash and high inflation have made lives harder, with many blaming Erdoğan. The Just Pray Project is a Challenge to the World to release the fears, doubts, and insecurities about Prayer and fill our hearts, and heads, with knowledge, faith and hope. What is his name? But when I sit down to pray, I find it hard to focus. Pray Deep: Ignite Your Prayer Life - Finding Hope. there is about three times where a voice cam form heaven achknowledging Jesus as as HIS Son. Rather, if a loved one or a friend is in heaven with God they are perfected in charity for those on earth; they are MORE loving and caring to us than they ever could be while still on earth. Again, thank you for your perspective! This gives me a frame of reference for my own prayer time. Great thoughts on prayer, Kathryn! To Whom did Jesus pray? And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. When you're in a tough spot, do you pray like Daniel and appeal to God's mercy? Ignite your prayer life with these 20+ ways to pray. We pray for them and they pray for us. Blessings from #bloggercaregroup . I should not settle for less because God has reserved the best for me . In the scriptures I reference, we are told to pray in Jesus’ name and also told that the Spirit will intercede when we don’t have the words to pray. Prayer for Healing Betsy writes about real life faith on her blog, faithspillingover.com, on Facebook. Something as simple, basic and fundamental as who hears our prayers is clearly stated without any ambiguity in the Bible. Since he prayed a lot, who answered him? We do the same thing to God when we pray without reading the Bible, His eternal letter of love and wisdom to each one of us on earth. Isn’t that reassuring? Psalm 65:2 is not the only place where it is clear who hears our prayers. When I’m praying with others and the needs are great, I call on the Holy Spirit to intercede and help us pray. I think this is widely misunderstood, so here’s my take on it. I know this topic can be full of debate across various faith traditions, so I’d love to hear your thoughts. Love hearing how other people pray and how different forms of prayer bring us each closer to God. Remember Colossians 4:2: “Devote Yourselves to Prayer, being watchful and thankful.”. Praying aloud also helps me keep my mind engaged, but I save that for prayer times at home. The conversation didn’t go very far, did it? God, Jesus, Mary, the Saints? This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. He already knows every need and concern that we have. Here are some of our most visited prayers on a variety of topics. When you hear a troubling news report, lift the situation up to God. I cheer your heart and your wisdom on this post. Morning Prayers How to pray to get answers from God? Fueled by loads of coffee, I'm passionate about helping and encouraging you along this journey, too! Before You Go - Don't Miss these Prayer Cards! If you ever want testimony about the effectiveness of prayer just ask anyone who prays on a regular basis. Through words like these in scripture, we have an open invitation from the God of the universe: “Call to me and I will answer you.” (Jeremiah 33:3a) We have a promise that He hears us: "You will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you." He might answer differently than you expect, but His answer will always be better than what you had in mind. I have been seeking deeper knowledge on the Spirit. If not the only cause, it is certainly an important contributor to physical or psychological disorders. Many Christians struggle with knowing how to pray. Jesus invites us to expect God to work. I pray to god, I just don't know anymore I pray to god, I just don't know anymore Anymore I lost the feeling but I try to hold on I thought the end of a love and what made you strong I pray to god, I just don't know anymore. I know prayer carries power and changes lives. Prayer becomes a lifeless exercise when we’re not looking for answers. Let David’s words in the Psalms enliven your prayers. We are called to pray “in the Spirit,” calling on the Holy Spirit to help us pray and help us know what to pray. All rights reserved. Explore different ways of praying. Join the 'Prayer and Possibilities' weekly newsletter to deepen your prayer life and find renewed hope through God. But we must also follow it up with rowing to shore, meaning, do your part. In this Bible series project, Pastor Jeremy looks at the life and lessons of Daniel. Feedback would be nice. Thank you so much for this great explanation! I’m a wanna-be prayer warrior. Jesus taught us to pray to God the Father in Matthew 6. Article Images Copyright ©, Prayers for Healing for a Friend in Need of Recovery and Strength, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. She was a comfort. Betsy’s passion is to encourage women to get God’s Word in, so their faith can spill out, even during life’s bumpy moments. Cheering you from the #RaRalinkup on Purposeful Faith. The first part of my book covers introductions and addressing others in conversation and in written communication. Here (heart), instead of just here (head). I pray to God … How about getting started today? Look for prayer moments that work for your life. Curiosity led this reporter to his Instagram page where he described himself as Africa’s number one Man ashawo (Male prostitute). This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Serenity Prayer Can Loved Ones in Heaven Look Down on You? I suspect I am one and I'm left wondering how to pray better. (Jeremiah 29:12). Pray and watch for God’s answers, so you can thank Him. Prayer is a life-changing practice that will bring you closer to God. Lift up short prayers to God as often as you can throughout your day. Jesus tells us in John 14:14, “And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.” We see examples of the early church praying to Jesus. What are the rules for when to address someone as Miss / Mrs / Mr versus their first name? Join 16,000+ others in the Prayer & Possibilities community for weekly prayer and spiritual encouragement. You can use these sample prayers to lead your words and to crate your own prayer. Yes we can ask our friends to pray for us while they are alive here on earth but the dead cannot hear us let alone intercede for us or answer our prayers. A friend of mine gives thanks whenever she stops at red lights while driving. Wanting to pray is the beginning of a relationship with God that can grow and grow. It brings life to our prayers. Glad it connected with you! We need your support! It definitely changes my perspective on the practice (and, if I’m going to be completely honest, I was a bit critical in spirit concerning). Prayers for My Husband My best prayer times happen out on the walking trail. We can’t tweet the bible to fit what we want to think or feel. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; Prayer Quotes. Have to admit I’ve always been critical and a skeptic, too, of the whole saints thing – but came to appreciate the practice while journeying through infertility and found St Anne to be a real comfort. How much more exciting prayer becomes when we keep our eyes open to watch for God’s answers. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. I pray to God that you experience the love of Christ at the level of t the emotional level instead of just the mental level. I am Catholic and have always felt misunderstood when it comes to Mary and the Saints (that sounds like a band). I’m not a theology expert, so I’m only presenting my personal beliefs. For as long as I can remember, I’ve had an “Emily Post Book of Manners and Etiquette” on my bookshelf. I was a Catholic when I was young (before I came to know truth) and we prayed to all sorts of “saints”. The truly great thing is that we can and should pray directly to our Father in heaven, through Jesus Christ, by the power of the Holy Spirit. Since she has a closer relationship to God I should ask her to pray for me. I am not worshipping Mary, rather I’m asking for her to turn to God and hand Him my prayer. This is a great post, Kathryn and I think you are spot on. Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. 3 local Catholics on why they pray to God.Transcript: http://archbne.org/vpqtThank you to:Paul AntenucciSteph Unger Jo Hayes «Pray to God» —literalmente en español: «Ruega a Dios»— es un sencillo realizado por el disc-jockey y productor musical británico Calvin Harris, con la colaboración de la banda femenina estadounidense Haim. amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "findi02e-20"; Don’t turn them into gods. Have you ever had a one-sided conversation with someone who talked continually without listening to you? Free printable prayer cards as my gift to you when you join our 'Prayers + Possibilities' newsletter for weekly prayer and spiritual encouragement. Prayer is possible because Jesus Christ has removed the barrier between us and God—a barrier caused by our sins. We don’t have to kneel or sit. We can talk to God in everyday language, just like we talk to a friend. The Prayer of Jabez amzn_assoc_linkid = "dab239076128f883cf2da5d237bf74bd"; Are we praying to God or Jesus? The hardest thing about prayer is beginning. Jesus taught us to pray to God the Father in Matthew 6. When I’m praising and worshipping, asking forgiveness and accepting grace, asking for guidance or praying for the needs of others, I usually pray to God. So I know I should too, but I find it challenging. I found such unexpected comfort in talking to St. Anne while I was going through infertility treatments, and then throughout my pregnancy. One of the methods of instruction employed by Christ was leading by example. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Pray for the person you’re talking to. I used to pray to “saint Anthony” when I lost something. Thank you for sharing with us at #RaRaLinkup today. To whom do you address your prayers – and why? and on Twitter. The Lord's Prayer Who does the Bible say is the Hearer of Prayer?????? Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. We think we have to pray long and eloquent for it to really work. It is one thing to believe because it is truth. Just pray to God when you're feeling alone. Pray to God Lyrics: Oh, I remember when this road was my own / I pray to God, I just don't know anymore / I pray to God, I just don't know anymore / And more, I lost the feeling but I try to hold on Remember you don’t have to sit quietly to pray. Prayer for Protection Even Jesus, the Son of God, prayed. Pray over your schedule. God is not your band-aid. Hence if Jesus prayed, … Just as Jesus believed it was imperative for his first disciples to be filled with the Holy Spirit, we too must be filled if we are going to be fruitful in God’s service. The Holy Spirit intercedes for us, helps us pray, and even prays for us when we don’t have the words. The wisdom of the spoon, pray to God, but row to shore, isn’t just for the faithful. It’s only in recent years as I’ve studied more of Jesus and come to know him better that I’ve felt comfortable praying to him. Devoted prayer is a heart tendency to turn to God at each turn in our day. Most examples of prayer in the Bible are prayers directly addressed to God. Praying to any human is an insult to God. Prayer isn’t a ritual that depends on closing our eyes and putting on holy faces. Through Jesus, we have direct access to God. There are actual repetitive words to the prayer even ( another no-no) and I was clearly asking him to help me find something I had lost. Why I pray to God before I sleep with other people’s wives –Akparanta, male prostitute In a video that recently went viral, Akparanta described how good he was in bed. ** No spam ever - only faith-filled encouragement. In this Bible series project, Pastor Jeremy looks at the life and lessons of Daniel. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. The word pray does not always have to mean a communication between God and Man. Give thanks as well as ask for help. God is love sharing our life; God is eternal life, showing us a life beyond this one. I forget that Paul was surely talking about a heart attitude, not a never-ending prayer meeting or devotional time. Friedman: 'I pray to God' I don't have to write more Trump columns In discussing the public's waning interest in Trump, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman says Trump is … Your words are a blessing! Prayer grows dull when we turn it into a purely mental exercise. Just Pray Energy Psychology (EP) is a common name for an overall approach to the healing of the spirit and body. Ignite your prayer life by exploring over 20 different ways to pray. Listen as well as speak. For more information on the series or to download a complete set of printable prayer cards, click HERE. I think the bible is totally clear on this subject. Lighting a fragrant candle can send a signal to our brains: “It’s time to pray.” It can bring a sacred sense of awe to a few minutes of prayer. When I need to address my prayers to my teacher, my savior, the one who’s walked on this earth and knows firsthand my struggles, then I pray to Jesus. Most of the time we have it backwards. Occasionally I write out longer prayers like a letter. I love how you shared that personal struggles are a time to pray to Jesus, praise and worship to God and the Holy Spirit when struggling with prayer. amzn_assoc_asins = "0996731806,0996731865,0996731830,0996731814"; This post is part of the “Pray Deep” series. I see. Lift up short prayers to God as often as you can throughout your day. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Is there any such guidebook? (Romans 8:26 NIV). {These are affiliate links – and my own books – so any purchases help grow and sustain this blog.} Watch Queue Queue. It is not God who needs to hear from an intermediary who lobbies for our needs and concerns to Him. I believe you’re referring to Psalm 65:2, where God is referred to as “You who answer prayer, to you all people will come.” I do believe that God listens to our prayers and most often pray directly to Him myself. If you want to have a more effective conversation with God, read Scripture. “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you." Most examples of prayer in the Bible are prayers directly addressed to God. It’s like reaching out to your most faithful and prayerful friend to ask for prayer. I’m kind of late to this conversation. Just start. In fact, many of Paul’s prayers are addressed to Jesus. Are prayer wimps a thing? I love that perspective, Robert! We don’t go wrong when we pray directly to God the Father. You see, sin separates us from God, and because of that we have no right to come before Him. I think this is something many people try to understand and the Biblical references only backed what you were explaining. Love this series and your deep thought in each and every post. Kathryn, Yes! […] To whom should I pray? Stop in the Gospels to pray over a verse that strikes you, asking God to work that truth into your heart. As a thank you, I'll send you these FREE Pray Deep Prayer Cards. Thank you for sharing your perspective! I was nervous writing on this one as I’ve struggled through these questions myself. Most days she feels privileged to live overseas; other days she wants to pull her hair out and catch the next plane home. 17 talking about this. When I’m struggling to find the words to pray, unable to articulate my deepest prayer needs, I call on the Holy Spirit. May God bless youSee More How to Pray Scripture and Deepen Your Prayer Language ». fully understand the love of Christ, surpassing the limits of our but you sure can feel it. A Prayer for Peace in Confusing Times - Your Daily Prayer - January 19, 6 Major Differences between Christianity and the American Dream, 5 Powerful Prayers for Protection in the Storms of Life, Amazing Children's Choir Sings 'I Can Only Imagine', I'm Happy For You... 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Thank you for so much encouragement, Kelly! “But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen.” (Matthew 6:6 NIV) We don’t go wrong when we pray directly to God the Father. If you have a close family on earth who care for each other, why would those loving relationships go away at death? I’m wondering why one would need to talk to a saint when they can talk directly to God. Much like you ask friends to pray for you and with you, people pray to Mary and the Saints in the same way. This video is unavailable. These social rules for how we address each other now come almost naturally after so many years of practice and instruction from my mother. Or I try to pray before bed, but I fall asleep. God made us creative beings, so why don’t we bring creativity to our prayer lives? Good Night Prayers We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. (Matthew 7:7). Watch Queue Queue It doesn’t have to start with a prayer, perhaps it’s just a wish, an intention, or a longing. Maybe everyone else does, too, but it’s an essential part of growing up in the South. We measure ourselves with spiritual giants like Billy Graham or Mother Teresa, and we feel unqualified and unworthy. … The basic starting point is the stress in the background of each imbalance. Jesus died to give us salvation and to give us this unrestricted access to the Father. I never thought of praying to saints, but I like the way you present how it’s done. Keep going! What about the Holy Spirit, Mary, and the Saints? How about trying an experiment? Steven – I respect your disagreement and welcome open sharing of beliefs here. This article is more than 2 years old. 'We can just pray to God': Turks struggle as lira crisis bites. Just Pray When you’re in a tough spot, do you pray like Daniel and appeal to God’s mercy? Don’t just … Start and end your day with prayer. When I read Paul’s words in Colossians 4:2, “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful,” I wonder… how do I devote myself to prayer when I have a regular life with a job and kids? Here’s my two cents on intercession. When you read and study the bible in it’s entirety, you would clearly understand what Steve is saying. “But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen.” (Matthew 6:6 NIV). Pray regularly. In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. God delights in a simple word of praise, like “Lord, I love you.” He treasures the anguished prayer of a mother when she calls, “Heal my child.” He answers the simplest request: “Lord, give me strength for today.”. Thanks! Read More…. Find the way of praying that is right for you. I'm just an ordinary girl following an extraordinary God, learning to seek God's possible in this world of impossible. I appreciate the breakdown of who you pray to and in what situations. I also feel like I am not sure when to address God, Jesus or the Holy Spirit. I do not think that Mary would be happy if she knew that any of us were praying to her. Just pray to God, talk to Him, and have FAITH. I help my ADHD-plagued brain focus on prayer by keeping a prayer journal. Just Pray to God is for my page likes and boosting. I suspect I’m not alone. But by His death on the cross, Christ paid the penalty for our sins and removed the barrier. As you get ready to face your Goliath, don’t just pray about it. Sometimes we separate prayer from the rest of life; we look at it as something we do at prayer meetings or in our quiet time. amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; […], Hi, I'm Kathryn! It isn’t exactly like asking a friend to pray for me, it’s better! Prayer for Guidance I think that is just a way to live our Day-to-Day without having to clean up our lives more. A deeper prayer life with these 20+ ways to pray for the.! 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