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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Why Don't We Pray About It?

Why Don't We Pray About It?

Sometimes we do not pray because we honestly aren't sure it will do any good. We figure that because God is sovereign and omni-everything he has everything under control. It seems logical that he's going to move according to his timing and will, regardless of our requests.

Let's be honest now. We probably all feel this way at times.
Yet, Paul, in 2 Thessalonians 3:1 clearly urges the Thessalonians to pray. For him, for the message of God to spread. Paul does not give up.

Perhaps Paul realized that when we stop praying we hail Satan as victor of our struggles. When we stop praying for others who are having trouble, we leave them without support.
We leave ourselves without God's presence at a time when he most wants to be with us.

Let us join together to pray for our nation, famlies and friends.


  1. Excellent post, Carla! And Jesus told us to pray. God uses the prayers of His people. Good reminder.

  2. Very good reminders. Sometimes the lack of apparent immediate results causes me to slack off - but I know prayer is important and I always appreciate encouragement to keep it up.

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    New this year before Book Across the Bay is the BOOK IT Fun Race sponsored by Solstice Outdoors. It's a FREE 2K untimed ski event open to children age 12 and under on Saturday, February 16th near the Big BATB tent. More details are on our website and attached is a poster for your reference. http://www.solsticeoutdoorstore.com/events/

    Katie Gellatly
    Solstice Outdoors
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