Wendy calls herself a thirty-something Jesus-girl who loves worship service, being debt-free, living simply and being home with her family! Her post on The Nature of Prayer is one of my favorite posts on her blog.
She writes that “Prayer also trains us to hear what God has to say to us. Listening to God requires more patience and more practice than talking to Him does. But when we listen to God, He provides guidance as we seek His will.”
Prayer is an important part of our relationship with God. Praying opens our hearts and mind to God and reminds us that he is the one we should lean on for strength, love and faith and guidance!
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Five Bible Verses About the Power of Prayer
Psalm 107:28-30 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress. He made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed. Then they were glad that the waters were quiet, and he brought them to their desired haven.
Matthew 21:22 And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.
Philippians 4:6-7 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
John 14:13-14 Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.
Mark 9:29 And he said to them, “This kind cannot be driven out by anything but prayer.