Is Prayer Important? 7 Reasons Why We Should Pray

PrayerIt is a gift from God for us, it is the cornerstone of spiritual practice that allows us to communicate, to speak with the living and true God. That is, to ask God with sincerity, respect, devotion, love and above all a lot of faith without overlooking our humility and goodness.

Through prayer we express all of our nur petitions, actions of thank you and praises, difficulties and needs, pain and sadness, pain and sadnessThis brings us benefits in words, thoughts and attitude, we leave everything that ails us in God's hands and let his will be done, he cares about each one of us and promises that he will answer us every time we speak to him.


Praying allows us to grow spiritually, strengthening our faith. Christian and devotion and in some way grants us the sorry for our sins and gives us divine protection. Philippians 4:6-7 reminds us of God's call to pray, and his gift of peace in dialogue with him:

"Be anxious for nothing. Let your requests be made known to God in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving. And may the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, keep your hearts and your minds in Christ. Jesus."

At the moment of prayer we must have a attitude of humility and repentanceWe should not think that by praying everything we ask for will be given to us as we want it, it implies surrendering to the Savior God. Father Heavenly, he knows and will grant us what is his will for our good. Let us not forget to say Amen at the end of our prayer, this Hebrew word expresses our confidence that God will answer our prayer.

It is essential to pray every day in order to strengthen our spiritual growthIn order to worship God and maintain a relationship with our Lord, we should not wait for a bad moment or a need to pray, much less think that we are able to face and solve the problems by ourselves and when we do not find a solution, we should turn to him. Our prayers should be very humble and should come from the deepest part of our being, showing an intense desire to know God, to receive his power and love in our lives.

Let us seek the Lord, He is our refuge, understands our weaknesses, and invites us to draw near to Him at all times, in our worries. It is in prayer, in intimacy with Him when we pray, that we learn to know His faithfulness, His compassion and His love, therefore I invite you to know some reasons why we should pray every day:

Knowing God through Prayer

God know your heartn and is not so much interested in your words, but rather in the attitude of our heart, through prayer we learn to know our Creator as a loving Father and an all-powerful God who is always there for us and who is always there for us. strengthen us and guide us to joy, peace and justice, regardless of what comes our way each day. Through this prayer you can communicate with him at any time, strengthening his friendship as he expresses himself with all his love. freedom their thoughts, concerns and feelings.

"Lord Jesus, I have come to talk to you because I want to know you personally. Infinite thanks Lord for dying on the cross for my sins. I open the door of my life and receive You as my Savior and Lord, thank You for trusting me and giving me eternal life. Take control of my life and make me the kind of person You want me to be." Amen.

Being Spiritually Strong

In the midst of our difficulties and trials God He grants us the strength we need, He covers us with his protective shield all around us, we can trust that his help and his defense will come at the necessary moment. Communicate with him in your good and bad moments, give thanks for his favors and ask him with devotion for your needs, he listens to your prayers and petitions. He is our strength at all times and we can trust him.

"Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my victorious right hand."
(Isaiah 41:10).

God does not grow weary, He helps us to carry our burdens

In life there are times when we find it difficult to understand the greatness and power of God, This happens when we go through difficult times, right here is when we should pray to present to the Lord Almighty our problems and needs, he will help us with his power and mercy, he works at all times in favor of his children, he helps you to carry your burdens and his hand is ready to work in favor of those who fear him. 

¿Don't you know, haven't you heard? The Lord is the eternal God, creator of the ends of the earth. He does not grow weary or faint, and his understanding is unfathomable. He strengthens the weary and increases the strength of the weak. (Isaiah 40:28-29).

Strengthen your Loyalty

Remember God is always faithfulEven if we are living or facing the worst circumstances, others may fail us, but he will never fail us. Through prayer you can go to him, he listens to us, he grants us the strength and protection we need to move forward, he sends us the physical, spiritual or emotional strength to move forward and overcome any obstacle in his name.

Fortifying Peace

So that your spiritual peace to be true and complete you must spend time with God in continuous prayer, do not wait to have a need to communicate with him. The peace that God places in each one of us fills us with confidence and helps us to grow with strength, takes away anxiety from our lives, what God allows to happen in our lives has a purpose and every day allows us to get closer to him.

Recognizing Our Mistakes

Through communication with our friend that never fails usWe can with faith and devotion through repentance recognize our mistakes, confess our sins before God and in this way receive his forgiveness, he is always ready to listen to us and forgive us. We must be filled with the Holy Spirit so that our lives may be glorified.

"God never rejects anyone who comes to him with a contrite and humbled heart" (Psalm 51:17).

Recognize His Power and Worship

In our kneeling prayersWe must glorify God Our Lord Omnipotent, bless, extol his greatness and power for all that he grants us, he made us in his image and likeness, daily we perceive his goodness, his power and his greatness is infinite and has no limits, only he deserves our adoration and our praise.

"Thine, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty. Thine is all that is in heaven and on earth. Thine also is the kingdom, and thou art over all." (1 Chronicles 29:11)

Prayer prepares our heart and enables it to receive divine power.which provides us with abundant virtues and personal improvement, will attract upon us the grace of the Holy Spirit and, with it, will strengthen faith in each one of us, the hope y loveIt enlightens the reason, strengthens the will with good intentions and consoles the heart in times of tribulation.

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