The opening question is very good. An insightful look at the value of prayer, using the great Examplar.
If I were to offer you one hundred dollars to sit in a chair for thirty minutes every day at six a.m., would you do it? How about for five hundred dollars? A thousand? We find it difficult to dedicate daily time to prayer. How little value we place upon our time spent alone with God.
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. (Matthew 6:21)
Your time is valuable, and it cannot be bought or sold. We all have a set amount of time on this earth, and nothing can change that. If we are going to spend our time on any activity, we should be certain that it is worth it. So is prayer worth the time?
For Jesus it certainly was.
All throughout the Gospels we find Jesus making time to pray. In all of human history, no other person’s time held more value…
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