From Pressures to Prayer to the Presence of God!

From Pressures to Prayer to the Presence of God! Robert Bloch

In Luke chapter 6 we find a pattern to emulate. The pattern is as follows: pressures lead us towards prayer and  intimate prayer leads us into the Presence of God. We might call this the three P’s of our spiritual success:

Pressure, Prayer and Presence

All of us face difficulties, and when we do it is always recommended that we look to Yeshua, the author and finisher of  our faith. In Luke chapter 6, verses 12 through 17 we read how our Lord went to pray and on the following day he  accomplished a crucial decision in choosing of His talmidim,

It was around that time that Yeshua went out to the hill country to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God.  When day came, he called his talmidim and choose from among them twelve to be known as emissaries: Shim‛on,  whom he named Kefa; Andrew, his brother; Ya‛akov; Yochanan; Philip; Bar-Talmai; Mattityahu; T’oma; Ya‛akov Ben-  Halfai; Shim‛on, the one called the Zealot; Y’hudah Ben-Ya‛akov; and Y’hudah from K’riot, who turned traitor.”

Read the full article here: March ’23 Issue 19