As any good 12-step program teaches, the first step is to admit that we have a problem, and that we are powerless to help ourselves
As it turns out, there are many good places to pray, and perhaps no bad places to pray. However, what we pray matters, too.
If God doesn't answer our requests before we give up continuing to pray for them, whose fault is that?
While God answers our prayers, are our requests sometimes about the wrong things?
When you meet Jesus in Heaven, will that be the first time you've had a good conversation with Him?
The hustle and bustle around us isn't going to calm itself. If we want some quiet time to spend with God, that might take some work.
Would God the Father ever not answer one of Jesus' (God the Son's) prayers?
How did Elijah go about delivering a message through a dramatic demonstration of the power of God?
Are you waiting for an invitation to ask God for big things?
If you could ask for anything, what would it be? Let's take a look at someone who received his request for some good suggestions.
If we can't stop our busy lifestyle, could we at least pause for a few minutes to do something better?
We may want to have quiet time with God, but what gives us the right to actually slow down long enough to do so?
Do you ever ask God, "Why me?" David did, but he wasn't complaining.
While many people of faith might not fast often enough for their spiritual health, are there times when it isn't necessary?
Have you ever been in a one-sided conversation?
Is there more to healthy conversation than just courtesy and small talk?
We may have heard about the "peace that passes understanding", but how do we actually find it?
What better prayer could we offer for others than that they learn more about God and His will?
Communication has come a long way, but sometimes the most effective sharing uses methods that are tried and true.
Who could possibly bridge the gap between a God who is transcendent and holy, and we sinful people here on earth?