1 Thessalonians 5:17 (NASB) "pray without ceasing"The sad reality was that as the ambulance drove away to the hospital, we knew he wouldn't make it! Our crew had responded to a first aid call for a man not breathing, when we arrived, we found that the man was in cardiac arrest. We began CPR and hooked up the defibrillator and waited for the ambulance. Today's verse, although short, speaks largely about prayer, something we should never cease doing. Without breathing constantly we will die, the same should be about prayer. Not that we will die without it but with it, life can be so much better. Crying out to God, listening for His Reply is prayer! Allowing the Holy Spirit to speak through us in a different tongue when we just don't have the words is prayer! Hearing the need of those around us and taking them to God is prayer. With so many different ways to pray, maybe that's what Paul meant about praying without ceasing?! The question is, are we praying only when we need something or are we speaking to God daily as we do this thing called life?! peace, to
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