Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. (Mark 1:35 NIV) We continue the series on the devotional life following the launching of Deshen Daily as the new name for our devotionals. Let us turn over to
Prayer life of Jesus
And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed (Mark 1:35, KJV) The Master’s life is a blueprint for our spiritual journey to maturity and glorious life. His attitude toward prayer is most astonishing. In Mark 1:35 above, after Jesus performed
And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone” (Matthew 14:23, KJV) After the miracle of feeding the 5,000 men with 5 loaves of bread and 2 fishes, the scripture records Jesus’ amazing attitude in the last
And when He had sent the multitudes away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. Now when evening came, He was alone there. (Matt. 14:23 NKJ) If your prayer life needs encouragement, then you need not look any further. Just turn to the Gospels and read about the prayer life of Jesus.
“I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who will believe in Me through their word;” (Jn. 17:20 NKJ) The scripture above should put a smile on your face. Jesus prayed for you! Well, you might ask, “How did you know that?” The second part of the verse gives us the answer.