The Titanic’s bow was quickly sinking under the waves. Horns blared, wireless messages were sent, and rockets shot in the air. The ship was in desperate trouble.
As Captain E. J. Smith hurried along the main deck, a crowd of passengers yelled, “Captain? Captain?”
“Yes,” Captain Smith replied, stopping to face them.
“How does it look?” asked a gray haired man who stepped to the front of the group.
The captain shook his head. “It looks like we need to pray,” he whispered and turned, heading for the bridge.
“Oh no!” proclaimed another man. “Has it come down to that?”
Have you ever wondered why some believers get their prayers answered and others don’t? Is God partial? Does He have a lottery system whereby prayers are chosen at random to be answered by Him? Too bad if your prayers aren’t chosen, right?
Go to Amazon and type the word “prayer” on the search line for books. You will have 125,566 results to search through.
Or better yet, go to Google and type the same word on its search line. You will have 300,000,000 results.
It seems people have an interest in prayer, but why do so few people receive answers to their prayers?
Over the next few weeks, let’s study what the Bible says about prayer and look at real life experiences. Our goal is to see better results in our prayer lives.
(Continued in Part 2)