Only when we truly pray, will our prayer be effective and will our relationship with God become ever closer. Also, only true prayer can enable us to feel peace and enjoyment in our spirits.
God is the Creator, and we are created beings. So, we should have a reverent heart when coming to the presence of God to pray, and pray reasonably standing in the place of a created being.
Jehovah God said, “Then shall you call on Me, and you shall go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you” (Jeremiah 29:12). God straightforwardly told us that as long as we genuinely call out and pray to Him, He will accomplish everything we ask for.
Liu Xin often had a headache because of hydrocephalus. She prayed to the Lord for healing many times, but to no avail. In one meeting, she came to understand what kind of prayer God would listen to.
Today, the work of Almighty God in the last days is expanding to every nation and place at the speed of lightning. More and more brothers and sisters who truly believe in God and love the truth have accepted the work of Almighty God in the last days. We enjoy the words presently expressed by Almighty God and obtain the Holy Spirit’s work. When reading God’s words, we have God’s enlightenment and illumination and our prayers are effective. Through prayer, our faith, love, and obedience to God continue to grow, and we have more and more knowledge of God. Now, we are all willing to cooperate with God with one heart and mind, seek truth, seek to satisfy Him, and make His will be carried out on earth.
Prayer is an important way in which we establish a proper relationship with God. But why sometimes doesn’t God hear our prayers? How should we pray to receive God’s praise? I was confused by these problems in the past. But now I have a new knowledge of prayer through a special experience.
Prayer is often overlooked by us in our daily life. Often times, we pray before God perfunctorily, just going through the formalities. Never have we presented our hearts before God to have true prayers, and we just hurriedly come before Him to pray and look up to Him when we encounter some issues. It is because of such an attitude that we don’t know how to pray to God, even if we have believed in Him for many years. Today, let’s share how to pray to God together.