Trevor Lund of http://revtrev.com and pastor at Harvest Community Church in Beaumont Alberta shares 8 Ways Prayer Transforms Us.
8 ways prayer transforms us
1. Prayer humbles us.
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up. James 4:10
2. Prayer purifies us.
Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10
3. Prayer engages us.
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. James 4:8
4. Prayer produces peace in us.
You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You. Isaiah 26:3
5. Prayer removes worry from us.
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7
6. Prayer aligns us.
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. Romans 12:2
7. Prayer ignites us.
But if I say I’ll never mention the LORD or speak in his name, his word burns in my heart like a fire. It’s like a fire in my bones! I am worn out trying to hold it in! I can’t do it! Jeremiah 20:9
8. Prayer grows us.
I will listen to what God the LORD says; he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants Psalm 85:8
What other ways does prayer transform us? Share it in the comments.