For All Those Hurting

posted Sep 27, 2015, 3:02 PM by web feat
 "Are you hurting? Pray..." 

So starts James' advice to his struggling congregation, advice that is just as relevant to us as well. But what exactly is prayer? How does it work, and what should we expect?  Does God really hear us, and does he really care? And then there are always the "whys" of life, that rattle and shake us. Can we say what we're really thinking, what we really feel? 

A real relationship with God requires the same commitment as any meaningful relationship. It requires time. It requires honesty. It requires trust, which comes with time. He's waiting... 

Based on James 5:13-20 from Eugene Peterson's "The Message."   Click here to listen to the message, and access related resources.