Fervent and Effectual…..

“We’ll be praying for you.” Recently, someone shared with me her disappointment in circumstances after she made known some concerns about immediate needs she had among a group of Christians with whom she has been in weekly fellowship for a while. There was no offer of assistance, even though the need was not exceptionally difficult to meet.

Our prayers, though powerful, need to be backed up with our willingness to be part of the ANSWER to the prayer in the lives of those for whom we pray. If we are not willing to allow God to use us to meet the need, then our prayers may not be as fervent and effectual as we think they are…..