Couch to 5k – A beginners guide to prayer

From prayer wimp to prayer warrior

A few years ago, I wanted to improve my fitness. Rather than pay a fortune for a gym membership, I decided to take up running. There was a problem, though. While some of my friends were running triathlons and marathons, I was struggling to run to the end of the street. I knew what my friends could do, but I couldn’t do it myself.

I’ve met lots of Christians who have the same dilemma with prayer. They want to pray, and they listen to enough prayers in church to know how to pray, but whenever they try to pray themselves, they quickly run out of steam and get discouraged. They want to be prayer warriors but discover that they’re prayer wimps.

Perhaps that’s how you feel, too.

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