Precious Moments Alone With God Mar 28 2012
"But you, when you pray, go into your inner room, close the door, pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you." - Matthew 6:6
In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus advises us to spend quiet time with God each day. In fact, He not only suggests that this time be private, He actually uses the word "secret!"
Some people take this verse so literally that they say you should never pray in public, but that's not what Jesus is talking about. He's talking about the spirit of prayer. He's talking about having time alone to pray to God, and not be showy about it.
Why does Jesus place such emphasis on this? Why is it so important? It's important because Christianity is a relationship. And in any meaningful relationship we need time with the other person, to talk and to listen, to communicate, to share our lives together.
Make it your daily priority to have a quiet time with God. These precious moments alone with your Heavenly Father are your opportunity to grow your relationship with Him, your best friend.
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