Start with God

Do you wonder what to pray about or how to get started? Here are a few tried and true suggestions.

  • Start with God first: “Lord, thank You for loving me. I look around in amazement at Your lovely creation. Thank You for Your sacrifice so I can know You.”
  • Consider your relationship with Him: “Lord, what can I do today to live out the fact that You are my ultimate priority?” Write down God’s answers and promptings.
  • Then ask, “Lord, what can I do today to grow spiritually? How can I prepare for future ministry?”
  • Finish with, “Lord, what else would You have me do today?”

These simple prayers put your heart and feet in line with God and His plan.

Father, I love that I can come to You in praise…and get my questions answered. It amazes me that You care about the big and little things that happen in my life. Help me get over any awkwardness I feel about approaching You in prayer. Amen.

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Jim and Elizabeth George

Jim and Elizabeth George are bestselling authors and national speakers dedicated to helping people live a life after God’s own heart. Together, they have written over 150 books with more than 14 million copies sold around the world. For over 35 years, the teachings and steadfast example of Elizabeth and Jim have helped countless men and women:

  • Simplify life by focusing on God’s priorities.
  • Appreciate God’s Word and apply it to everyday situations.
  • Respond to circumstances with confidence by seeing yourself through God’s loving eyes.
  • Increase closeness in marriage by serving and honoring each other.
  • Powerfully shape the hearts of children and teenagers.
  • Enjoy greater intimacy with God.

Learn more about Jim and Elizabeth George here.

Jim and Elizabeth George

Jim and Elizabeth George are bestselling authors and national speakers dedicated to helping people live a life after God’s own heart. Together, they have written over 150 books with more than 14 million copies sold around the world. For over 35 years, the teachings and steadfast example of Elizabeth and Jim have helped countless men and women:

  • Simplify life by focusing on God’s priorities.
  • Appreciate God’s Word and apply it to everyday situations.
  • Respond to circumstances with confidence by seeing yourself through God’s loving eyes.
  • Increase closeness in marriage by serving and honoring each other.
  • Powerfully shape the hearts of children and teenagers.
  • Enjoy greater intimacy with God.

Learn more about Jim and Elizabeth George here.


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