“Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.” Psalm 62:8
I read that early African believers were earnest and regular in their private devotions. Each one reportedly had a separate spot in the thicket where he would pour out his heart to God.
Over time, the paths to these places became well worn. As a result, if one of these believers began to neglect prayer, it was soon apparent to the others. They would kindly remind the negligent one, “Brother, the grass grows on your path.”Prayer is a time when we can be completely intimate with the Lord . . . we can share all our burdens, heartaches, situations, and life struggles; the Lord loves it when we come closer to him. He doesn’t want a superficial relationship of recited prayers; but a deep…
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