Wednesday, May 4
One Can Be Plenty
think about it.
What does Paul believe prayer will help accomplish (Philippians 1:19)? What is his expectation and hope (1:20-21)? How do you have an "eager expectation" when you pray? According to 1 Peter 1:22, how are we love one another? How do you see that translate into your prayer life?
Only one verse specifically mentions prayer in our reading today, Philippians 1:19. So what can we learn about prayer from one little verse? More than you might think. Now I ended up reading Philippians 1:19 a number of times being deliberate to focus on prayer. After each read I paused and considered not only what Paul said, but things like why he said what he did and the attitude he had regarding prayer and where that came from. I was pleasantly surprised how much I ended up seeing and taking away from this verse.
So what about you? What did you see in Phil. 1:19 about the power of prayer, how it functions (in both our own lives and the lives of others), the benefits of prayer, how we can use prayer? Tami W.
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