Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The Kitchen Table Devotions:  The Game of Life           Day 37

“Prayer”

But you, when you pray, go into your inner room, close your door and pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.  7 “And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words. 8 So do not be like them; for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him. 9 “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven,
Hallowed be Your name.                 Matthew 6:6-9

If we don’t learn to pray, we’ll only learn to play at the life God has given us.  But when we pray, we need to go to the head of the table.  God sets the table and invites us to join Him there.  We must not stop at any other seat with our need, go to the head of the table.  Jesus made this possible for everyone who believes (John 15:16).  Listen carefully, we come into this Christian life by faith in Jesus, but we live this Christian life in the faith of Jesus.  Jesus went straight to the Father.  Don’t just believe in God, BELIEVE GOD!  We must go straight to Him who is our Heavenly Father, who sits at the head of the table with all our wants, worries, and weaknesses.  In the name of (success & victory of) Jesus we can go to the head of the table.  Praise God!

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