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Continue Steadfastly – Beloved Women – November 3, 2023

READ: “Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.” (Colossians 4:2 ESV)

TODAY’S ENCOURAGEMENT: Our devotion to prayer should be the heartbeat of our lives. Prayer is how we communicate with God, and seek His will and instruction to help navigate our lives on earth. Paul writes how we should be watchful in prayer with thanksgiving. The truth is we are undeserving to pray to our King, yet we are given direct access to do so. The enemy would love for us to sit back and live a life calling ourselves a Christian, yet dismissing the access we get from being connected to God through prayer.

Be watchful my sister as the enemy would like for you to not see the value of prayer. Continue to  keep a heart of thanksgiving, knowing how grateful you are to communicate directly to your Savior.

Protect your prayer life and do not allow anything to get in the way with your time with God. Be watchful and be thankful in prayer. I believe if prayer wasn’t so powerful, the enemy wouldn’t be working so hard to make it seem like you do not have time to do it.

PRAY: Father, I thank You for the access You have given us to pray humbly before You. I know we tend to dismiss the value, but help us to continue steadfastly with our prayer life; understanding how we cannot do life without You. It is through prayer that we gain the power and instruction to walk into all You have created for us. Let us not give into the enemy by being passive towards prayer, but let us stay committed to talking and listening to You. In Jesus’ Name, I pray, Amen.

REFLECT: Will you stay devoted to prayer even as life becomes hectic?

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