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Why Pray?

May 3, 2012 is designated in the United States as a National Day of Prayer. Why should we pray? Does God need us to tell Him what to do? Prayer is not some mystical incantation that requires a precise formula to obtain the desired results. Prayer is simply the term used for communicating with God. Talking with God. Listening to God. Connecting in a relationship with God. When we are desperately dependent, our eager search for truth fosters a looming desire to know the heart and mind of God. “Fear of the LORD is the foundation of wisdom.&nbsp &nbsp &nbsp Knowledge of the Holy One results in good judgment.” (Prov. 9:10 NLT) Prayer, Bible reading, and church attendance are ways to connect to God. But God did not design these disciplines as an obligation to be completed as a part of our daily routine. Prayer, for example, is the avenue […]