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Prayer as Breathing

  • Mike DeVries

Pray continually. 1 Thessalonians 5:17

What we think about prayer has a lot to say about what we think about God.

For some, prayer is mainly an exercise in bringing our “list” before God, cluing Him into our needs (as if He somehow was not in tune with them in the first place). For others, prayer is our divine check-in with our Creator, informing Him of the day’s goings on. While still others see prayer as a moment of holy reverence, filled with “thee” and “thou” and a whole host of other words we would never use in “regular” discussion with our friends.

But what if prayer was so much more?

More than our lists.

More than talking over our day.

More than addressing some far-off deity.

What if prayer were more like breathing? Just as breathing is pretty essential to our physical well-being, so…

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