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Simply put, prayer is communicating with God. As a child of God you are invited to come boldly before His throne. ‘Since we have such a great high priest who has gone through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God,’ the apostle Paul writes, ‘…then let us approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in time of need.’ (Hebrews 4:14-16)

Because of who God is–the King of Kings and Lord of lords, the Creator of heaven and earth–we must come into His presence with reverence. But He is also our loving heavenly Father who cares for us and delights in having fellowship with us. Therefore we can come to Him with a reverent, joyful heart, knowing that He loves us more than anyone else has ever loved us or will ever love us.

Someone has said, ‘Prayer is the creator as well as the channel of devotion. The spirit of devotion is the spirit of prayer. Prayer and devotion are united as soul and body are united, as life and heart are united. There is no real prayer without devotion, no devotion without prayer.’ Real prayer is expressing our devotion to our heavenly Father inviting Him to talk to us as we talk to Him”

Excepted from “The Coming Revival: A Call to Fast, Pray, and ‘Seek God’s Face’ by Bill Bright (p184)


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