Thursday, November 03, 2016

A Pushy Kind of Prayer?

If you’re a Christian, you know that your greatest good and deepest joy is intimacy with the God who formed you and called you to Himself. God loves to keep us connected deeply to Himself, and one of the chief vehicles He uses is prayer. Throughout His Word, God gives us several prayer patterns. But when we look at Isaiah 62:6–7, we find one that seems almost rude:
"On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have set watchmen; all the day and all the night they shall never be silent. You who put the LORD in remembrance, take no rest, and give him no rest, until he establishes Jerusalem and makes it a praise in the earth."
You might be surprised to learn that God wants us to be pushy—through our prayers at least. He calls us to be watchmen who do battle through consistent prayer. Read More

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