Thought for the week
WE were just talking about you, God and me. That’s what I think sometimes when I meet friends.
I don’t say it out loud because it might sound big-headed, you know, as if God and me are buddies down the pub every night.
But I friends.
The Bible tells us to “pray at all times” and that’s what people of faith do. do pray often for my
They touch base with God various times in the day.
Some are methodical and have a set routine, others are more chaotic but still find moments to quieten the heart and pray for the world.
There’s even a nice example in the Bible of a man at work in the palace of a great, rather dangerous king who shot up a desperate prayer to God and received a remarkable answer.
You can read about it yourself in the book of Nehemiah if you’re interested (there’s an index at the front of every Bible to help you find the right page).
In the days when I was a school teacher I used to pray on my way to work catching the 6.40am train to Bristol Temple Meads every morning.
Closing my eyes, it looked to everyone else as though I was dozing, while in fact I was having a serious meeting with the Almighty, often along the lines of “I’ve got the Year 11 group from Hell this morning, Lord, help me!!”
Anyway, wherever you are, take time for God.
You’ll feel better for people around you blessed.
If you believe in God, him. Often. it and the will be