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Advantages of Ensuring That You Pray

As Christians, there are foundations that must be built right from the very beginning. This is because through those foundations, you get to know God more and you also grow as a Christian because it is always important to ensure you are growing daily. Reasons you need to have the foundation when it comes to reading the word of God and also fellowship with other believers, but also ensuring that you are praying. Praying is one of the most important things you need to look although people find it very hard to do so, it is necessary to ensure you are doing it. Discussed more below are some of the reasons you should ensure you are praying daily.

There are mental benefits of ensuring that you are praying daily. One important thing you realize about prayer as you exercise it daily is that a similar effect such as yoga and meditation. This is why you hear that people say that prayer can actually increase your gratitude and kindness to others, especially if you do it in a support group. It means that if you do a corporate prayer, for instance, you are likely to increase your gratitude and kindness to other people. Studies that were done in 2009 found out that people in offices that prayed constantly experienced lower depression and anxiety symptoms. It is also appropriate that you are able to understand your heart but you are also able to understand God fully.

Something I need to realize is that praying with scriptures can be very helpful because it increases your confidence. If you believe in the Scriptures, you know that is the mind of what meaning that when you are praying using the Scriptures, you are actually paying the mind of God and you are not praying wrongly. People that use scriptures even as the present that after that they feel confident about their prayer and the moment is always effective for them and that is why you should try your best to pray with scriptures. If you are not very sure on where to start when it comes to praying with scriptures, there is a lot you can learn from different commentaries and what other people have been doing you can check out these prayers. Apart from using the Scriptures, you need to know that prayer allows you to speak directly to God. It is so easy to speak to friends, relatives and other believers about what you need and what need but it brings more comfort and confidence when you speak it toward directly. As you will hand, even Jesus prayed and that should be your motivation that God hears your prayers. There is a proof of Jesus praying in the Bible and you can look at it in the Scriptures.