THE PERSISTENT PRAYER FOR GOD’S PRESENCE
The Lord is the God of salvation. Yet we must place our faith in His Son, Christ Jesus, to be able to call Him “my” salvation. In Christ, we that were far away, have now been brought near. Although we may feel at times as the psalmist did, that our prayers go unheard and our tears unnoticed, we can be confident of our access to the Father through the Son. For all the rights and privileges of sonship are ours in Christ Jesus. Therefore, press on in prayer. The Lord hears. The Lord sees. He may be teaching us to desire Him more by allowing us to grow in persistent prayer.
PRAYER: Dear Father, we know that You hear our prayers, but we sometimes feel that You are distant. We can’t tell whether You are listening. Give us a sense of Your presence today. Let us know that You have heard us. Do not long make us wait. For we are dependent on You. In Jesus’ name, amen.