What is Prayer and Why Is It So Important?
What is prayer and why is it so essential? Prayer is essential for many reasons. God gave us prayer as a gift. Prayer is a divine connection that we have with our Eternal Father and Creator. It is much more precious than we treat it or give it credit for. Far too often we enter prayer very lightly and with little respect.
Prayer is so unique to the heart of God because it allows for us to enter into a place where we are truly transformed and where we are in communion with The Lord. No, you may not physically be taken up in the sky or transmitted from one place to another, however,in the spirit realm is exactly what happens when you pray.
Next time you enter prayer, do not enter into it lightly but come fully and wholeheartedly ready to sup and have a love encounter with your Heavenly Father. If you make light of your prayer time it will be light to you. If you make your prayer time a big deal, it will be as big and as real to you and God. Make Big of God in your time with Him. Come to Him and enjoy your King! Read what the Bible says about prayer. God is very particular in what He desires for us in prayer. One note of encouragement, we do not have to struggle in knowing how to pray if we seek what His Word says about prayer.
Prayer: Father, I have not treated prayer as special and as holy as I ought. Forgive me for the ways in which I have come to You out of obligation or a cold heart. Mold my heart into a heart of flesh; soft, palpable, and one that can be used mightily by You. I thank You for the good that You have blessed me with: both in the spiritual and physical; despite my lack of treating prayer carelessly. I know I will not feel like praying all the time, but teach me that even when I do not feel like praying to still pray. Teach me that although I may not feel like spending time with You to still spend time with You. Teach me to glory and revel in our time together. I thank You because You have been good to me, faithful and loving. There is no other more worthy of my time, affection, or attention. In Jesus' name, I pray. Amen.