Will reading my Bible and praying help me grow in grace ~ Audio
The answer one might expect is that it can’t hurt or Yes!
In truth, without proper clarification both of these answers could be wrong. Seems hard to believe that reading the Bible and praying will not help you grow in grace or that reading the Bible or praying could hurt.
First, we need to understand the reason why that might be true in order to determine a proper answer to the question. Contrary to popular opinion, only those who have placed their faith in Christ for their eternal security can pray to God the Father (John 9:31), which says, “We know that God listens only to people who love and obey him. God doesn’t listen to sinners.” Proverbs 15:29 also says, “The Lord never even hears the prayers of the wicked, but he answers the prayers of all who obey him.
Prayer is a gift for those who have become God’s children.” Prayer is also not about us bringing a wish list to God. Such thinking shows a lack of understanding of who God is. When Christ said “If you ask anything in my name” He was not opening Trinity Inc.’s company checkbook so He could cover the operating expenses of allowing us to live it up to our heart’s desire…
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