I am hoping that God doesn’t feel this way when I pray. I have heard lots of prayers (including my own) that feel like a monologue.
It has me thinking for sure. I am wondering.
God’s goal for us is for us to pray in a way that is a conversation. God also wants us to listen to Him.
What is God saying?
Do I hear Him?
Is my focus on understanding what God wants?
May my prayers be a conversation (not a monologue) with my Father!!!
“Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of witnesses.” ~Margaret Millar
Feeling down? Feeling oppressed or depressed? We serve a mighty God. God is willing and able to deliver us. That is why Jesus came. Jesus came with good news!
- James 5:4 (NASB) — 4 Behold, the pay of the laborers who mowed your fields, and which has been withheld by you, cries out against you; and the outcry of those who did the harvesting has reached the ears of the Master of Sabaoth.
- Exodus 22:22–23 (NASB) — 22 “You shall not afflict any widow or orphan. 23 “If you afflict him at all, and if he does cry out to Me, I will surely hear his cry;
- Job 34:28 (NASB) —So that they caused the cry of the poor to come to Him, And that He might hear the cry of the afflicted—