THE IMPORTANCE OF PRAYER [COLOSSIANS 1:9-14]

Posted: September 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

A CHRISTIAN PILGRIMAGE

THE IMPORTANCE OF PRAYER [COLOSSIANS 1:9-14] 

06500_all_04-06-praying-Rahmen-1Everyone who wants to follow Jesus knows how important it is to pray. But  do we know why? Saint Paul’s words to the Colossians give us one vital reason. It is in prayer that we can receive the knowledge of God’s will, be filled with spiritual wisdom and understanding, and be empowered to lead lives worthy of the Lord (Colossians 1:9-11). It is in prayer, as we come face-to-face with the heavenly Father who loves us and the Lamb of God who died for us, that our hearts and minds are transformed. It is in prayer that we can know the comfort of the Holy Spirit as we face the challenges of living in this world. 

Throughout His life, Jesus’ wisdom, compassion, humility, and unconditional love were a constant testimony to the importance of prayer. Prayer was so vital a part of…

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