Have you ever had to learn the same lesson more than once? Sometimes we fail to remember God’s blessings and provision from the past, and so new trials can cause us to doubt His faithfulness and provision. Our human tendency is to complain when we are in desperate need, but let’s learn instead that those very times are blessings in disguise. It’s in those moments that God has our full attention, because the struggles He has allowed to come our way cause us to run to Him!
Lord, Teach Us To Pray
The disciples had grown up hearing scripted prayers that were memorized and recited repeatedly, but when they heard Jesus pray, their hearts were stirred and they knew He was connecting to God in a way they never had. So they said, “Lord, teach us to pray.” In the response Jesus gave them, we can gain a right understanding of how to approach God, and we can truly learn how to pray.