WHY SHOULD WE PRAY?

WHY SHOULD WE PRAY?

PRAYER

Why should we pray? To me prayer is like any normal activity I do each day. There is however an exception to this. We are made up of body and soul. I would not neglect my body by failing to eat the right foods, exercise regularly, see a doctor if I needed medical attention or take time for leisure activities. This is caring for my body, a gift of creation from a loving God in cooperation with my parents. So, just as my body needs careful looking after to keep it healthy, so too I must not neglect my soul. Our souls need nourishing and tender caring. We have been created in the image of God and to nurture this image we need to be in communication with our Creator God. (more…)