Times For Prayer by Leon Brashear

Times For Prayer

As New Testament Christians we have the privilege of prayer.  The early church “continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers” (Acts 2:42 emphasis L.B.).

In the New Testament we find that Jesus was steadfast in his prayer life and the first century Christians prayed often (Luke 3:21; Mt. 14:23; Mk. 1:35; Acts 2:41-42; Acts 12:5; Rom. 12:12; Eph. 6:18).  Christians today should also be in the habit of regular prayer (1 Th. 5:17-18; Js. 5:16: Heb. 4:16).
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We Must Pray Only To God (To The Father)

      Jesus in John 4:24 says, “God is Spirit and those who worship must worship Him in Spirit and in truth.”  The word “must” makes it imperative.  To worship God in truth is to worship Him according to His word, because Jesus says in His prayer to God in John 17:17, “Your word is truth”.  In 1 Corinthians 11:3 we read, “But I want you to know that the head of every man is Christ, the head of woman is man, and the head of Christ is God”. Continue reading “We Must Pray Only To God (To The Father)”

Some Unusual Things for which to be Thankful

  • Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
  • Be thankful when you don’t know … it gives you the opportunity to learn.
  • Be thankful for the difficult times … during those times you grow.

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