Have you ever stopped to actually consider what the purpose of prayer is? Some would say it’s as simple as talking to God like having a chat with your best friend… which it is. But prayer is also so much more. I wonder if we sell ourselves short of the true power and purpose of prayer because we fail to see the big picture plans of God.
Remember the original design and purpose of mankind was the exercise the authority of the kingdom of heaven on earth. We lost our position in the fall, handing over authority to Satan through his deceptive temptation. But Jesus came to restore us back into the rightful place of authority in him. Prayer is a way of exercising that authority and partnering with God to see his kingdom purposes established on earth.
This teaching was the introductory session of a Prayer Masterclass at my home church.
Brenda Drost is a Pastor and Speaker who is known for her warm smile and passionate preaching style. Whether she is teaching at her home church or out on the road, she loves to bring challenging messages that actually help people live out their faith in the real world. She and her husband live on their farm in the beautiful Niagara Region of Ontario, Canada where they have raised their four children. Find out more about Brenda here.