Pray sooner

On this prayer journey, Mustard Seed Budget reminds us not to ignore prayer and become fish vomit like Jonah.

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15dd97f58bbe4601e9444631fc7c139aJonah was appalling. He was thrown overboard into a storm-whipped sea. He was gulped down by a huge fish. You would think he’d be praying immediately. Nope, not him. What? Me worry?

Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. THEN Jonah prayed unto the LORD his God out of the fish’s belly — Jonah 1:17-2:1 KJV.

THREE DAYS IN THE BELLY OF THE FISH????? and only then it occurs to him to pray?

Raging_Sea__s_by_The_ImmortaloneSometimes people skip prayer, but this takes the grand prize of all the ages.

Do you ignore scoldings for prayer like

  • your dentist reminding you to floss?
  • your doctor telling you to get your weight down?
  • your environmentalist friend telling you to recycle?
  • your mother telling you to write your aunt thanking her for…

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Day 19 of 33 Days of Prayer

@Prayerjourney 18 goals

Dear God, To become the person you want us to be and do the work help us to: have a clear picture of our goals—what we will be like and the changes once we reach our goal;have passion and commitment that motivates us;be confident that You, Lord, will help us, so we don’t become discouraged; take action; set deadlines to make progress. Amen.