During His earthly journey, Jesus prayed often and left us a model to follow.
We must spend undistracted quiet time with the Lord every day.
The best use of your morning time is to start your day conversing with God, seeking His help, grace, providence, protection, strength, and wisdom to face the tasks ahead.
Starting the day with God is a privilege and pleasure.
We can’t do anything fruitful apart from God. Jesus is our power source. We need Him, His presence, His hands, and His grace in everything.
Our human flesh desires to accomplish things by its own strength because our sinful nature is more inclined to self-glory and self-appreciation, rather than God's glory.
While we must strive to perform good works, we should resist the urge to rush into action without praying about it.
We must pray and diligently seek God's help and guidance, before making crucial decisions and plans.
Matthew 14:19 Ordering the people to sit down on the grass, He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food, and breaking the loaves He gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds,
Jesus humbled Himself and received water baptism. He prayed at that time and heaven was not only opened but was also pleased.
Sometimes, we will have to spend many hours of prayer, especially before making crucial decisions. Before choosing His disciples, Jesus prayed the whole night.
We are human and we all go through terrific times. At these times, it is okay to talk to God about the same thing again and again. God will provide help and comfort. It is good to express how we feel to God. Jesus prayed and surrendered to God’s will, before the crucifixion.
You need a break from the world and the noisy crowd at regular intervals so that we don’t get distracted or diverted from our purposes. Don’t keep on working without ceasing and neglect prayer. If you neglect prayer, you will start depending on your flesh rather than the Spirit of God.
Jesus prayed for His loved ones, before leaving the earth. Who are His loved ones? It is those who belong to the household of faith. It is you and me. We must also pray for our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ.
John 17:1-25 Jesus spoke these things; and lifting up His eyes to heaven, He said, "Father, the hour has come; glorify Your Son, that the Son may glorify You, even as You gave Him authority over all flesh, that to all whom You have given Him, He may give eternal life. "This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.
Jesus is our advocate. Satan is our accuser. Jesus prayed for Peter’s faith when He stumbled. Pray for those who are weak in faith, especially the new believers and those believers who have gone far from God.Luke 22:32 but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again, strengthen your brothers."
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