Understanding the Purpose and Power of Prayer Quotes by Myles Munroe
Five Keys to Effective Prayer
Just about everybody prays at some time or another. Most people understand that prayer is important, for it is one way we can connect to God. It probably goes without saying that if we want God to answer our prayers, we must pray. God can certainly meet all our needs without us praying, but the Bible is clear that He wants us to ask. God insists that we pray, because He knows that when we ask, we will be more likely to give Him the glory.
Many Christians desire, more than anything, to overcome spiritual weakness and have a prayer life that changes their life. Have you experienced effective prayer? The kind that changes lives? Have you encountered a dire situation—a crumbling marriage, poor health, fractured relationships, lack of funds, crippling unemployment or emotional hurt—and come through it with an even stronger faith, knowing without any doubt that your God is far greater and stronger than any adversity? Of course, even if you know just how important prayer is, you may still need to know how to pray effectively.
My Prayer for Today
With these famous words, Alexander Graham Bell catapulted himself into instant historic notoriety as the inventor of the first practical telephone. During a June 2, experiment by Bell and his assistant, Thomas Watson, the telephone as we know it was born. It was a miraculous invention, and it changed the world forever. How things have changed! While modern technology is wonderful, it seems that we are losing the art of verbal communication. One of my favorite verses in all of Scripture is found in the Book of Jeremiah, which states,. Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.