How to Pray from Your Heart

At times, we may feel that we have to impress God when we pray. We remember the eloquent, graceful prayers we’ve heard others pray, and we try to imitate them. “After all, I want God to answer my prayers. I’d better make sure they’re just right,” we think. 

However, trying to be more acceptable to God with our prayers is not only unnecessary. It’s also harmful to our understanding of God. He is not a Teacher handing out grades. He is a Father listening to His beloved children.

If you have a personal relationship with Christ, God loves to hear your prayers. (Join us at our church in Sydney Mines  to learn how to start a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.) 

However, God doesn’t want you to try to impress Him with your prayers. He wants you to pray humbly, honestly, and confidently.

Here are 4 tips to help you pray from your heart.

 


3 Practical Ways to Walk in the Spirit

One of the key principles of living the Christian life is called 
walking in the Spirit
.

In Romans 8:1, Paul writes, “There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.”

Walking in the Spirit means obeying God and depending on His help.

When we walk in the Spirit, we can experience victory over sin and addictions. We can walk with God in our everyday lives and know His presence. At our 
, we seek to walk in the Spirit.

Ready to get started?

Here are 3 practical ways to walk in the Spirit.