The battle for prayer

Author: Antony Thomas

It is so easy to talk about prayer, very easy to read about prayer, it is extremely easy to advice people to pray, but when it comes to praying personally, it is a difficult task.

For many, prayer will always be a struggle, for we have to overcome the fleshly desires within us in order to pray. And we have to overcome the tempter who, tries to keep us from praying.

“….Like a roaring lion your adversary the devil prowls around, looking for someone to devour, (1Peter 5:8).           

The fleshly desires that we have, are a real hindrance to prayer, we rather sleep than pray, we rather do something than pray, we rather talk to man than talk to God, we rather spend time watching television than pray, we rather spend time on the internet than pray, we rather spend time reading books than pray, we rather go out visiting, than praying, we rather go for preaching than praying.

The remedy is in dying daily…Read More: http://antonyholyspirit.blogspot.in/2012/10/the-battle-for-prayer.html

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