I’ll begin this post by saying that if we are praying, regardless of how we pray, we should never stop. Praying is an act of faith that God hears and will listen. God will meet us where we are at. This is where I am at with my Faith in the Great I Am and I’m sharing for the benefit of others.. glean from it what you will..
Many times, I hear prayers that lack faith in the written word of God. They go like something like this:
“Jesus, please help this person.. they need this and this and that. We pray that you guide the doctor. We pray that you cast this demon out. We pray that you provide for us. We pray that you do this.. We pray that you do that.. We pray that you do it all.. in the name of my unbelief..” – to which I cannot say, “Amen.”
*sigh* I’m a bit bothered.. bothered by my unbelief.. and His grace is humbling. This same thing was prayed for again, for the gazillionth time, and He answered again, same answer.. imagine that. Ugh. Lord, help me with my unbelief. I’ve posted this same thing a bunch of times, and the last time I said something like “ok, I believe..” Anyways, here’s an answered prayer.. and now I’m praying for my unbelief, which is exactly where my day started –
I felt it necessary to clarify and define trials and temptations that were discussed in the post: Trials. This should also help in understanding the difference between the previously discussed blessed trials and Satan’s attacks of temptation –