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Importance of Prayer

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. -Philippians 4:6 (NIV)

Wednesday evening I re-watched the movie "War Room" with a couple of brothers in the faith. It was once again a powerful reminder of the absolute necessity of prayer in my relationship with God.

Sometimes, it may be tempting to scoff at some of these recent Christian movies -- but not for me. I like the fact that several quality movies depicting what it means to live a life of faith have arrived on the scene to counter some of the satanic garbage that is permeating the airwaves and theaters in general.

You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God. When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures. -James 4:2-3 (NIV)

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