I have heard it said that if we pray properly, God will give us everything we want. On the other hand, God is not a giant cosmic vending machine waiting for us to drop our prayer coin in and dispense our wishes. Praying to get in His will is the thing that solves that. When we get in line with Him, our “wanter” can be fixed so that we are asking for what He wants.

Blessings and enjoy!

SGM

By Patrick Hawthorne

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Before a word of petition is offered, we should have the definite and vivid consciousness that we are talking to God, and should believe that He is listening to our petition and is going to grant the thing that we ask of Him.  R. A. Torrey

Hither, thither, and yon we go.  Rush, rush, rush!  Zip in here, zip over there.  No time to waste, we must go, go, go.  “Hi God…ok, see ya.”  Is it any wonder why the Body of Christ has become so ineffective, so paralyzed?

Acts 12:5 – Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.

Did you catch those words?  Let’s retrace.  “Without ceasing” and “Unto God,” are our focus.  Firstly, prayer was made…UNTO GOD!  As I read the words of R.A.Torrey, it occurred to me that much of our…

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