One evening, long ago, a person who was visiting the United States had to make an important telephone call.
He entered a phone booth, but found it to be different from those in his own country. It was beginning to get
dark, so he had difficulty finding the number in the directory. He noticed that there was a light in the ceiling, but he did not know how to turn it on. As he tried again to find the number in the fading twilight, a passerby noted his plight and said, "Sir, if you want to turn the light on, you have to shut the door";
To the visitor's relief, when he closed the door, the booth was filled with light. He soon located the number and completed the call. In a similar way, when we draw aside in a quiet place to be alone with God, we can close the door to our busy world and open our hearts to the Father. Our darkened world of disappointments and trials will then be illuminated. We will enter into communion with God, we will sense His presence, and we will be assured of His provision for us. Jesus often went to be alone with the Heavenly Father. Sometimes it was after a busy day of teaching and healing. At other times, it was before making a major decision, or in a moment of
Now it came to pass in those days that He went out to the mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.
Luke 6:12 NKJV
My friend, Ron shared this with me, and now I share it with my friends! Brothers and sisters, prayer is essential in the lives of believers! Are you closest to those you do not talk to or to those you do? Our Lord wants to
hear from you. Praise Him!
In His love,