Prayer difficulties

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Joman, Jan 15, 2006.

  1. Joman

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    How often your mind fly to think about secular and nonsenses while praying? how do you handle that? How common is this situation among believers?
     
  2. exscentric

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    We are all human aren't we :rolleyes:

    Getting back on topic is the only key I've found [​IMG]

    Being on your knees does tend to remind you what you are doing.
     
  3. Helen

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    It's not that uncommon, Joman. It happens to me when I am praying out of 'duty' and not out of my heart. But when something is on my heart, or when I feel that desire simply to be alone with the Lord, then I totally resent any other thoughts that attempt to intrude and willingly and quickly push them back.
     
  4. LorrieAB

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    I just tell Satan to get behind me, appologize to the Lord for the interruption and move on with the prayer at hand.
     
  5. TaterTot

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    When I tend to get distracted, I pray outloud or writre it down.
     
  6. standingfirminChrist

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    Amen, LorrieAB! Give the devil a black eye and get back to the talk with the Lord.
     
  7. Helen

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    Good grief, folks, it doesn't require the devil to distract us from our prayers! We do a perfectly adequate job ourselves!
     

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