Pray without ceasing

Through the trials and tribulations of life, there is one thing that most Christians never do–PRAY. Whenever we are in a bind or up against a wall, we call our friends or family, but never our heavenly Father. Why is that? Is it because we fear His response? Is it because we know what He would tell us to do?

The Lord knows our hearts. He also knows what’s best for us, but sadly we don’t seek him as our lifeline. Instead, he is our last option when we’ve surpassed our point of desperation. How painful it must be for Christ to see His children suffer and not seek His presence! How sad it must be that our advocate now stands on the unemployment line, because we do not allow him to represent us before his Father!

With the nationwide season of thanks behind us, and the so-called celebration of Christ’s birth before us, will we as Christians continue to align ourselves with the very person we avoid? Why do so if our actions contradict the character of Christ?

In prayer, there is strength. In prayer, there is deliverance. In prayer, there is peace. In prayer, there is an open line of communication with the one who is omniscient, omnipresent, and omnipotent.

We have one of the most powerful allies anyone can ask for. In times of war, it is he who we must fight alongside. Better yet, he would rather fight the battle for us. A battle against Christ is automatic defeat. Nothing and no else can give us that guarantee.

Though he faced hungry lions and was put in a fiery furnace for his obedience to God, Daniel prayed without ceasing (Daniel 6). Imprisoned by King Herod, Peter prayed without ceasing (Acts 12). Hours before he was to be betrayed, then crucified, Jesus prayed without ceasing (Matthew 26). If prayer was a viable resort for them, then why not for us?

Lord, you spoke well when you told your Father that we knew not what we had done. Centuries later, your children are still lost–including myself.

I pray that you never let us go. I pray that you will continue to advocate for us. I pray that we quickly open our eyes and realize the many blessings you have bestowed upon us–the many opportunities for second chances. Lord, shine your light so that we may see through the darkness. Save us Lord, for we need you now more than ever.


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