Posts tagged how to pray
15 Things to Pray About When You Don't Know What to Pray

As Christians, we know prayer is an important part of our relationship with God. It’s talked about many times in the Bible and I think we all have that natural pull to talk to the Lord.

However, the ability to pray isn’t necessarily programmed into our hearts and minds as soon as we accept Jesus as our Savior. Some people find it very easy to pray, while others do not. This can lead to a lot of doubts, insecurities, and roadblocks for growing in our faith!

If you find it difficult to pray in general, or maybe sometimes you just find a loss for words, I hope this list of 16 things to pray can help you become more confident in talking to God (even when you don’t know what to pray!)

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A Prayer for Depression

In today’s world, we all face troubles, fighting numerous battles that can make the day-to-day more difficult than we would like.

Some battles are fought in the open, physically and for all to see. But other battles are more internal, sometimes never being known or acknowledged by others around us.

Mental health problems are a huge crisis today, with illnesses such as anxiety and depression debilitating countless people. Some may think that Christians wouldn’t have to deal with these battles, but it is far from the case.

The body of Christ is being hit with the same mental struggles as non-Christians and the result is saddening.

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Quiet Time with God: My In-Depth Routine + Ideas, Tips, and Scriptures

Quiet time with God is such an important part of a Christian lifestyle. Being a Christian is about having a deep, intimate relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ.

When we have a relationship with someone, what do we do? Usually we spend time with them, talk to them, get to know them, and trust them. This is how we should look at the function of our quiet time with God!

What does your time with Jesus look like? Everyone’s may look a little different, but the basic principles are prayer and Bible study. Below I’ve detailed my quiet time routine to show you how I go about these things.

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3 Ways to Grow Closer to Christ and Find Your Purpose!

Growing up, the knives in my family kitchen were always dull. My momma had a fear of cutting herself while cooking, so she never let my dad sharpen any of our cutlery. While she was very content with having to deal with the dull utensils, my sister and I always complained.

It was always difficult to cut through vegetables and fruits, getting even slices was out of the question, and prepping food always took way longer than it should! In the end, cooking with the un-sharpened knives was very frustrating, time consuming, and led to sub-par results.

Sometimes in life, we ourselves can be just like those dull knives!

When we refuse to sharpen ourselves, attempts at fulfilling God’s purpose in our life can be frustrating and seem a little hopeless. It can take longer than necessary and give us results that don’t turn out exactly as we’d hoped.

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How to Pray Effectively: a Step-By-Step Guide from Jesus Himself

Growing up (and sometimes still to this day) I had a hard time talking to people. Social anxiety was a real struggle for me throughout my life. It kept me from truly socializing with others, especially those that I felt were above me or that intimidated me in anyway.

I just didn’t know what to say or how to say it!

It was always so frustrating and caused me to stay to the sidelines. I was a wallflower that kept to herself and avoided social interaction.

It was the easiest way to deal with my problem, but it left me lonely and unable to build relationships.

Maybe you’ve had the same feeling, but not necessarily with other humans. Maybe you’ve been feeling this way with God!

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