What Prayer Isn’t About

By Greg Laurie on Mar 16, 2024

Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.”
—Matthew 6:33

Prayer isn’t about changing God’s mind. In many cases, prayer is about changing our minds.

When Jesus taught His disciples to pray, He told them, “Pray like this: Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy. May your Kingdom come soon. May your will be done on earth, as it is in heaven” (Matthew 6:9–10 NLT).

Not that we could, but why would we even try to talk God into something that is not His will? Prayer is getting God’s will on earth, not our will in Heaven. Prayer is not pulling God our way; it is pulling us His way.

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Luke 21:36 "Watch therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man."

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