So many times people are looking for someone to talk to. Like me, they sometimes crave for dialogues. But all others are interested in giving them is the delivery of a message.
When we talk to our friends that we can see, we wait for their feedback hoping to hear that they heard us and understood what we said.
Communicating with God is no different. When we pray, don’t just pray and move on. Wait to hear His feedback. That’s what makes prayer, communicating with God, so interesting.
He wants to hear me, even when I have no words. So He gave me His Spirit to hear me, and feel the stiffness of my body, and comfort me.
(Romans 8:26-39) In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God. And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified. What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies. Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? As it is written: “For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,k neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
“And so we know and rely on the love God has for us.” (1 John 4:16)
Can I do that? Can I simply rely on the love God has for me? By Him living in me, I can.