8 ways to pointless prayer

1. Look at it as obligation.
(you love to talk with people when you have to,

2. Look at it as a contract.
(If I promise to do this, You promise to….)

3. Look at it as a monologue.
(Speeches are always more effective than

4. Look at it as a good luck charm.
(might as well, it couldn’t hurt.)

5. Believe you have to be polite.
(If I raise my voice, if I get honest, God will get mad)

6. Look at it as a formula.
(I have to get the words exactly right.)

7. Believe it’s about posture.
(“close your eyes and fold your hands”-“so I can’t pray and drive?”)

8.  Don’t.


Others in the 8 ways series:

To increase your stress
To lose your faith
To make yourself angry
To make yourself jealous
To make yourself depressed
To ruin your marriage

Also on prayer
pass it on
what I mean when I say – pray 

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