It’s sad to say, but a lot of people think prayer is solely about asking for stuff, especially in an emergency. Even sadder is that a lot of them only pray in an emergency. Makes for a strained relationship with God, if the only time you talk to Him is when you need something, especially only when you are in dire straits. I’ve heard a lot of parents say that it makes them sad that their college age kids, or even young adult children, only call them when they need money. Sounds like the kids don’t really care about having a real relationship with their parents.
But you know, God’s not like that. He really wants to have a close, personal, dare I say intimate relationship with you. He already knows all about you anyway. He’s been looking at your heart. Why shouldn’t you really let Him in and begin to develop a relationship with Him where you know a lot more about Him. Get intimately acquainted with God. For my money, that’s what prayer is, and should be about.
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