The Throne of Grace

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Praying is simply a two-way conversation between you and God. Thousands of people pray only when they are under great stress, or in danger, overcome by uncertainty. I have been in airplanes when an engine died; then people started praying. I have talked to soldiers who told me that they never prayed until they were in the midst of battle. There seems to be an instinct in man to pray in times of trouble. We know “there are no atheists in foxholes,” but the kind of Christianity that fails to reach into our everyday lives will never change the world. Develop the power of prayer. Man is more powerful when he is in prayer than when he is behind the most powerful guns. A nation is more powerful when it unites in earnest prayer to God than when its resources are channeled into defensive weapons. The answers to all our problems can be had through contact with almighty God.

Hear about the power of prayer in this Billy Graham audio message.

Prayer for the day

My time spent in prayer with You, dear Lord, is the highlight of my day. To know You are waiting to have this communion humbles me. Yet You say I can come boldly—this I do now, knowing You hear me!

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  1. sonny says:

    Without prayer everyday, I am lost; it is my precious time with my Savior.

  2. Gerry says:

    I have absolutely no idea what today holds for me. However, I know for certain that this morning’s Bible study and time spent in prayer will help prepare me for whatever God sends my way. The fact is spiritual food is far more important than physical food. I have been blessed spiritually very much over the years by Billy Graham’s teachings and others who contribute regularly to this Bible study group. Thank you and may God continue to bless you all.