One thing I have realized about prayer is that, it is a tool of communicating with Our Father in heaven. There are various means of communication, from man to man – we talk, look, write, gesture, use signs, and even through body language. This is natural for every being. To our Father in heaven however, we talk,we sing, and communicate with our heart also. I would say mostly with our heart!!!!!
Prayer then are initiated most often by us when we are in need, to some it is a religion, to others it is a way of life – a relationship.
You cannot be in a relationship without communicating. Sometimes it is easy to talk to God about everything and other times it is difficult because we get overwhelm by events around us, the tumult of our hearts and more. This is when the Holy Spirit comes in to help us. Romans 8:26 In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. 27 And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God.
The initiator most often is us, as a being seeking the face of the Almighty we have erroneously believed. However, I have found out that God initiate this communication. How do I know that? What do I mean you might ask? Remember that in Genesis 3:9 But the Lord God called to the man, “Where are you? This was after Eve and Adam ate the fruit of the tree. In the cool of the day the Lord sought them out but they hid. How often have you and I hidden from the Lord? How often we hide our flaws instead of asking for His help to make it right or remove it. How often?
Philippians 2:13 For it is God who works in you both to will and to act for His good pleasure. Friends, God always desirous of good for His creation has plan for us in point Z and then comes to point a b c d …. stirring you and I up by His Holy Spirit to pray, sing, worship and so on so that He can bring to past that which He has already prepared in advance.
Ephesians 2:10 says it clearly ” For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
You then my friend, you are blessed and highly favored for the Lord Himself came down to visit you. He is working in you to will and to act in order to fulfill His good pleasure in you.
Those times you did not feel like praying and you just suddenly found yourself praying and things begin to happen, you just know that there is God in it. See it is not because you made up your mind to do so, neither is it your will power. He works in you to will and to do!!! He is working it out according to His good pleasure. He will glorify Himself in you trust me. Why not put a praise on it. Sing like never before for God is always listening.
God is calling out to you right now friends, please don’t hide from Him for He loves you-Genesis 3:9!!!! You are a city set on a hill that cannot be hidden. You have been like a big bull caught in the bush on a plain field, everyone can see and hear,none offered help, but Christ, the Lion of the Tribe of Judah, the Holy One of Israel is loosening the thicket, you are been set free for grazing in the abundance of God’s provision. Your horn are been set free, your bellowing heard in the land, to the uttermost and the strangers shall hear and take flight.
Arise then you favored one! Arise in the capability of the power of Him who raised Christ from the dead! Arise and shine, for your light has come!