I think it starts with this simple understanding – to show that your praise, prayer, giving – in other words worship comes from you, out of an expression of what is in your heart, it has to be given voluntarily and therefore if this gift of worship you bring to God is from you, then bring it yourself, with your own hands and heart to God.
It is so easy to read someone else’s material, pray someone’s else prayer, quote someone else’s poem, sing someone else’s song, dance someone else’s dance when we come before God.
Has to sadden Him that we cannot engage Him personally.
It does take time, and it does take effort which might be two of the best reasons we do not engage personally with God, even though He sits everyday in the livingroom of our heart waiting to share, give, bless, listen…
There is no one like me in the world – and God knows that what comes out of me is going to be unique, special, touching and a blessing to Him – so He waits patiently for me to come forward with an offering from my hand and heart.
We cannot rely on other people praying for us – let’s pray ourselves. Let’s take time to express our thanks to God, personally.
- Intercesorry Prayer (joyawe.wordpress.com)
- You’ve Got “Connections” (wordservewatercooler.com)
- Dancing In The Closet (beingrebekah.com)