Prayers God Answers: Prayers Prayed According to the Will of God

We’ve been considering the necessary ingredients for prayers God answers.  We considered in our last post the essential ingredient of relationship: God answers the prayers of his children.  We turn now to a second essential ingredient: Praying according to the will of God. Let’s begin with Jesus (you can always do worse than begin with […]

Thy Will Be Done

One of the biggest problems we have in prayer is that we have horrifically bad practical theology.  We pray as though we understand God to be a genie and ourselves to be his master.  We present God a laundry list of stuff we want from him, then get annoyed if we don’t get what we […]