Each time before you intercede,
be quiet first and worship God in his glory.
Think of what he can do
And how he delights to hear the prayers
of his redeemed people.
Think of your place and privilege in Christ
and expect great things!
We can EXPECT great things? That news gets my heart beating a little faster. How about you?
I also find Reverend Murray’s affirmations raising important questions–questions like:
How do I quiet myself?
My thoughts can jump from one thing to another until they’re on another continent from the subject of my prayer. What’s a scatterbrain like me to do?
I researched solutions for that problem a couple of years ago, and six suggestions became a blog post, “The Drift into Distractions.”
Since then I’ve encountered two more ways to still my mind:
1. One, shut the door.
Sounds a bit silly, I…
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