“Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things which you do not know.” (Jeremiah 33:3)
God’s waiting to meet with us. He loves us whether we’re mad, glad or sad. He wants to work powerfully in our lives if we’ll let Him. Just 3 minutes a day, 3 times a day can make a big difference over time. If you’d like to take up the challenge of making prayer a daily priority, here’s some help to get started.
Maybe it’s easy for you to talk with God in the morning. That’s great! If you need a tool to start the conversation, here are a few to choose from.
Praise God and give thanks.
Repent of sins and agree with God about those areas of your life.
Ask God for what you need.
Yield to Him and follow His leadership.
Adoration: Praise and worship God for who He is.
Confession: Confess your sins and receive God’s forgiveness.
Thanksgiving: Tell God what you’re thankful for today.
Supplication: This is a big word for humbly asking God to answer your prayers.
Praise God first.
Then ask what He is saying about:
Take a few minutes to pray for your neighborhood or city. Here are some topics you might pray into:
God’s Word also says to pray for “all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness” (1 Timothy 2:2). Let’s pray for our nation’s leaders, including:
Let God bring to mind the people and topics to share in prayer. You may take a few minutes to pray around the dinner table or as you’re getting ready for bed.
You may want to pray through passages in the Bible, such as these: