Tauren Wells “When We Pray”(Devotional #6)

As maturing believers, we must learn to pray ΓÇ£in the Spirit.ΓÇ¥ This means not simply praying under the guidance of our own small intellect but allowing the Spirit to actually lead us in prayer. When I was growing up, church folks would call this ΓÇ£praying through.ΓÇ¥ I had one friend whose mom always encouraged him to pray until he had ΓÇ£prayed through.ΓÇ¥

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Tauren Wells “When We Pray” (Devotional #5)

A friend once told me that if you donΓÇÖt have a time and place to pray, it wonΓÇÖt happen, and I think he was right. Having a set time and place or an appointment on the calendar helps in making our prayer life more consistent. Sometimes when God wants to take us ΓÇ£a little further,ΓÇ¥ He calls us to change not the length of our prayer time but the consistency of it.

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Tauren Wells “When We Pray”(Devotional #4)

I read a book several years ago that transformed the way I prayed. ItΓÇÖs called Circle Maker by Mark Batterson, and now I read it every year. In it, Batterson emphasizes the point that in order to see God work in a specific way in our lives, we must pray specifically; conversely, general prayers get general answers.

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