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Dr. Charles Stanley on Prayer
Although we can’t truly save time, we can stop wasting it on unnecessary activities, concerns, and mistakes. In this sense, we can rescue the time allotted to us from destructive habits and spiritual ignorance. How do we do this? Willpower, scheduling tricks, and motivational tips can only take us so far. What we need most is prayer.
In his message, “Prayer: Our Time-Saver,” Dr. Charles Stanley gives 14 benefits to talking with God. He says prayer helps us be wise stewards of time.
What benefit do you need the most? Spend less time wrestling with the hours in your day and make it your goal to pray first. You’ll see your priorities fall into place, feel your spirit lighten from under the burden of diminishing time, and experience a peace that comes with spending every moment in the presence and under the guidance of your heavenly Father.
The 14 Benefits of Prayer
- Provides timely direction.
- Prevents wrong decisions.
- Eliminates worry and anxiety.
- Produces peacefulness.
- Invites God into our activity.
- Produces confidence.
- Eliminates fretting.
- Sharpens discernment.
- Gives us energy.
- Prevents distractions.
- Reminds us to act now.
- Protects us from discouragement.
- Opens doors of opportunity.
- Helps us discern between busyness and fruitfulness.