“Have you ever said, ‘Well, all we can do now is pray?'” the late Billy Graham once asked.
“When we come to the end of ourselves, we come to the beginning of God.”
Prayer, that is talking honestly with God, is a game-changer. Today, at See You At The Pole, students around the world will come together to surrender their schools, classmates and futures at His feet.
Consider the following 5 insights on prayer as you go before the Lord every day:
1. Pray Locally & Globally
In addition to talking with God about your own life and the lives of those around you, don’t forget to bring up what’s going on nationwide. Franklin Graham, who is holding one-day evangelistic prayer events in North Carolina this October, urges Christians, “The most critical thing you can do is pray, pray, pray. The intercession of God’s people is crucial if we are to see a return to the Biblical faith of our fathers, the faith that has guided and sustained our country for so long.”
2. Don’t Get Discouraged
Prayer sounds like it should be easy, right? Just talk with God. But if you have questions, it’s time to get some answers. Billy Graham offers the following guidelines in Prayer 101: How Do I Talk to God?
3. Dig Deeper
There may not be a perfect prayer, but Anne Graham Lotz drills down on the best kind of prayer. Join Billy Graham’s daughter as she explores the power of prayer in this devotional: The Prayer That Heaven Applauds.
4. Stand United
It’s true that God made each of us unique to play a different role in His kingdom, but those differences should still present a unified front for Him. Be encouraged today as you listen to this timeless Billy Graham message on unity of the spirit.
5. Don’t Give Up
God wants to hear from you. Accept Him into your life today.