Yesterday’s message by Pastor Chelsey, “God’s Comfort,” sort of answered the “why bother to pray” question. We say sort of because the real intent was to get at what Paul was teaching about God in prayer, and the first byproduct of that discussion is why prayer matters…
Pastor Chelsey offers some further reflections on Paul’s experience of God’s comfort through prayer on her blog.
Tim Challies responds to a reader’s question about why he should continue to pray and intercede when answers don’t seem to be coming. Read it to be encouraged in the many ways prayer works at our spiritual formation.
And take a moment to reflect on an excerpt and short video from Brennan Manning’s book, All is Grace. Prayer has taken on a whole new level of real in his life.
This post is a follow-up to a sermon preached at Christ Community Church on January 20, 2013. It provides inspiration for prayer.