Relationship With God

TODAY’S VERSE

“Jesus went up on a mountain to pray, and he prayed to God all night.”
Luke 6:9 (NLT)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
Have you ever wondered what Jesus prayed about all night? Most of us struggle to pray for short amounts of time before our mind wanders off or we don’t know what to say anymore. But for Jesus it was about a relationship. Have you ever stayed up all night with a good friend? Jesus was spending time with His Father. We see this kind of prayer in John 17. Jesus is praying for all those that would follow Him. It was a deeply moving and passionate prayer. It was an intimate conversation with His Father. And Jesus prayed that we would have the same kind of relationship with God the Father that He did. He prayed, “I am praying not only for these disciples but also for all who will ever believe in me through their message. I pray that they will all be one, just as you and I are one—as you are in me, Father, and I am in you. And may they be in us so that the world will believe you sent me.” Jesus asked the Father to make it so we would have the same kind of relationship that they had with each other. God has given us the ability to love Him, know Him, converse with Him and listen to Him, just like Jesus did. Isn’t it time that we started to spend more time with God? Why not start today?

TODAY’S PRAYER
Father, I want a deeper relationship with You. I want to know You more, love You more, share with You more and hear more of what You want me to know. Help me do this through the power of Your Holy Spirit I pray.
AMEN

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About Ronald

I am a Christian who deeply believes in God and the purposes He has put us on earth for. I started in ministry when I was 20 years old. I have been involved in both evangelism and compassion ministires. I deeply believe in our mission to help those in need. I believe however,that the church has missed our calling. We have not been effective in loving others as we would love ourselves. We have not been using our Spiritual Gifts to make a difference in this world. We have not mobilized to be the salt and light in the world. The goal of this web site is to help those interested to use their Spiritual Gifts in order to fulfill the mission Christ has given us to love the world.
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