When I pray, I’m less distracted if I have a course to follow.
There are several prayer plans out there. Such an aid is easy to remember and follow under various circumstances and pressures. Having a roadmap for your prayer time can help redirect misguided prayers and focus meandering prayers.
I most often use a well-known prayer guide that goes by the acronym ACTS.
This prayer aid helps remind me of my priorities in prayer. Even if I have only a moment to pray, and even if I’m pursuing a specific request or concern, praying through the ACTS roadmap helps me focus on God’s will and not my own desires.
ACTS stands for adoration, confession, thanksgiving, and supplication. Let’s go over each one.
Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness. (Psalm 29:2)
When Jesus taught his disciples how to…
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