What Do We Pray For Others?


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What we pray for reveals our hearts’ priorities.  The content of our prayers is an indication of where our treasure is.  This is why I have been convicted during this past year about how little I pray for others in comparison to how much I pray for myself.  It is not that I fail to pray for others; I do, but often I skim over those prayer requests before focusing on the real important issue: my needs.  That the majority of my prayer is self-focused reveals that my attitude is largely self-focused.  Praying for others is a means God uses to direct our naturally inward focus toward others.

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