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Talk to Him.

Talk to Him.

Seems like the answer to everything, as it should be.

Prayer. It is not our last resort if all else fails, it is the first thing we run to. It is not something to take lightly, prayer is powerful.

So many of us have fallen into the trap of thinking that prayer takes so much time, sometimes we sit with God and don't even know what to say to Him. Imagine a friend you have not talked to in a while, isn't awkward when you finally sit down and talk, you try and fish for things to say or you talk about superficial things. Sometimes we treat God that way, if we don't stay in constant communication with Him-meaning reading His word, studying His heart for His children, seeing His love for us-we lose the meaning of the relationship.

Prayer is not asking God to do this or that, it is not trying to convince Him that certain things should be done this way or that way, it's simply praise. It is kneeling before your God and being still soaking in His glory and righteousness.

Prayer is telling God in all honesty who you've been. It is repentance. It is how God speaks to us. Through prayer you see that your relationship with God isn't a "one way" relationship. He responds, He speaks, He listens.

Praying for someone else, not only grows your love for them, but it lets them know that you care, you think of them.

Praying biblically is powerful! In Matthew, John, Colossians, Ephesians, Philippians and everywhere else in the bible we are taught how to pray. Not how to preform miracles, but pray.

You've got a problem? Talk to Him. You're bored? Talk to Him. Looking at His creation? Talk to Him. Seeing someone in desperate need? Talk to Him.

I can't emphasize enough the importance of prayer.

"When I think of all this, I fall to my knees and pray to the Father, the Creator of everything in heaven and on earth. I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit. Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong. And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is. May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully. Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power that comes from God. Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. Glory to him in the church and in Christ Jesus through all generations forever and ever! Amen."-Ephesians 3:14-21


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