The final prayer warrior of the 5 examples that I began writing about is the Apostle Paul. If you are a Gentile Christian then you owe a debt of gratitude to the Apostle Paul’s missionary work among the Gentiles. He was a man on a mission who planted many Christian churches throughout Europe. After planting and growing those churches he began to write letters back to these churches, encouraging them to grow in their faith. From these letters we have a peek into the prayer life of a man who was totally dedicated to serving the Lord by serving the people around him. Let’s read the following verses and see what we can learn.
For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; (Colossians 1:9-11)
- The Apostle Paul prayed continuously. Paul was a man of prayer and he lived his life “on his knees” so to speak as he did his missionary work. His Continue reading