Do you struggle with prayer? If so, today’s post is for you. It’s going to give you the keys you need for GOD to turn your prayer life into a supernaturally-anointed flow of power encounters with Him and His glory.
Here’s the backstory:
When I first got saved, I could not pray. I just could not tolerate prayer. I had no appetite for it, no inspiration for it, and no supernatural flow in prayer. Even trying to pray was difficult; it felt like very hard work.
But I wanted to know God better. I was so hungry for Him, and I wanted to be intimate with Him.
- I wanted to pour out my heart to Him and hear Him talk back to me.
- I wanted to be His friend and have Him tell me His secrets.
- I wanted romance and intimacy with the Lord.
- I wanted to carry weight in Heaven.
I knew prayer was a huge key to that kind of relationship, but I could not pray. So in my desperation and from the desire of my heart, I cried out to the Lord for help. And He answered. (Isn’t it amazing how God helps us in our weakness?)
God heard my cry. He began to teach me how to pray. Seemingly out of nowhere, I started encountering God in prayer.
As I asked the Lord to teach me to pray, I started having an actual desire to pray. (Shocking, I know.) 😉 So I’d sit down with God, and all of a sudden words would just pour out of my heart to Him. (Usually silently, but God hears silent prayer.)
And all of a sudden, things worked. Prayer flowed. It was for very short periods at first, but it still started working! I was amazed. [Read more…]