Good Times . . . Why Bother To Pray?

If any of us faced a crisis tonight, most of us would pray.  What usually drives us to prayer is things such as adversity, desperation and hopelessness.

After Jesus encountered a lot of earthly notoriety in Mark 1, we find that “Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed (Mark 1:35).”

Success and recognition drove Jesus to prayer.   Let us be wise enough to pray in the good times, not just in turmoil.

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