When we boil it down there is only one kind of prayer to pray.

I have been going through my old posts on prayer. This encouraged me, I pray it encourages you also.

Trinitarian Dance

I have been doing a lot of reflection on prayer. And I have come to the conclusion that we complicate prayer way too much. The reality is that God calls us to have a simple faith. And that he calls us to simply pray. God calls us to have simple trust in him. And so today I want to share the key foundation of simply praying. And this simple foundation is the foundation that we use to pray for ourselves and when praying for others. 

And the simple foundation of prayer for us is…   “God I need your help!”

And the simple foundation of prayer for others… “God, they need your help!”

And when we ask God for help, we ask him for the kind of help we need. Do we need wisdom, revelation, comfort, strength, healing, deliverance, protection, direction, forgiveness, joy, peace, provision etc. And again, when we ask God to…

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About Craig Benno

I'm an average aussie guy who has lived perhaps a not so average life.
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One Response to When we boil it down there is only one kind of prayer to pray.

  1. Charles Twombly says:

    Jesus Prayer: “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” (See the precious book, THE WAY OF A PILGRIM, for how a life can be shaped around this prayer. Good film on the Jesus Prayer too. Recommended. See Youtube.)

    For me, the heart of the Lord’s Prayer is “Thy will be done,” echoed in Jesus’ anguished words in Gethsemene.

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