When Prayer Feels Counterproductive

Elihu's Corner


What do you do when your prayers feel ineffective?

Maybe you’ve had this problem. Maybe you haven’t.

I’ll be honest. In my time as a Christian, there have been moments of doubt as to the productiveness of praying because the enemy kicked me back down as soon as I stood up to fight.

Imagine having an hour of exceptionally awesome prayer time with the Lord. You feel ready to face the day. You’ve asked for additional patience to handle that strong-willed kid (or difficult co-worker, or <fill in the blank>…), your heart is humming with the peace of his presence…

…and then you open the bedroom door…

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Published by Vincent S Artale Jr

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