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Touching the Heart of God in Prayer

There are many things I have been learning about prayer through the years. In particular, that God “likes” to hear me pray, because He wants to spend time with me, and me with Him.

Furthermore, there are ways I can pray that “touch His heart”. Here are 2 suggestions I would give you that I often use that I believe touch God’s heart when I pray. They are questions I ask the Lord when I pray:

      “Lord Jesus, what is on Your heart that you long for me to become?”
      “Lord Jesus, what is on Your heart that You long for me to do for You?

After I ask Jesus these 2 questions, I wait and listen expectantly believing that He actually wants me to know what is on His heart for me.

Prayer: Remember, See, Know

I have been attending a School of Ministry based in a church in my area.  I have been particularly enjoying the Old Testament Survey section and the required assignment of recording in a journal our daily readings from “The One Year Chronological Bible” in the New Living Translation version.

            I have read through the Bible many times, and studied many of the books in both the Hebrew and the Greek.  But to study it in this manner – in a meditational way – has been very refreshing and inspiring.  The required journaling has caused me to rediscover precious gems that thread their way throughout the whole of God’s interpersonal relation with His people and His creation.  Read More→