By “prayer” I mean meaningful,clearly focused dialogue with theFather of their spirits, and Maker of their bodies and souls. I meantimes that God is pleased andhonored, and persuaded to liftHis mighty Hand...
My assumption is that most, even many o the most God-earing, lovingSaints—have a difcult time praying. By “prayer” I mean meaningul, clearlyocused dialogue with the Father o their spirits, and Maker o their bodiesand souls. I mean times that God is pleased, and honored, and persuadedto lit His mighty Hand... as He would not have been willing to do, had wenot bowed in His Presence and spoken to him. Jesus seemed surprised anddisappointed that His closestdisciples were not, at that time, ableto pray even or “one hour” withoutalling asleep. Again, my reason orgetting into this is that I think mostBelievers today, regardless o howmuch they know o God’s Heartand Mind regarding the aairs o men and angels, still fnd it difcultto spend one hour (or more) purelydevoted to being in His Presence. Distractions, boredom, a sense o repetitivereligious jargon, drowsiness and sleep, and many other symptoms are airlydescriptive o how most o the Elect would describe their times in prayer—more oten than they would ever desire.
What are the hindrances to being with Father and discussing thingswith Him in “prayer”?
I would credit several actors or this difculty thatwe have in being on our knees—undistracted, enamored, enraptured, clear-minded, and productive in conversation and petition and worship with theFather, Son, and Holy Spirit…
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