Reasons why we don't pray more about our problems

  1. We're not sure God's really there. Or if he is there, is he close enough to care?
  2. We don't want to change.
  3. We think we should have changed already, so we're on our own until we "catch up."
  4. The issue facing us feels too big for God to handle.
  5. The issue facing us feels too small for God to care about.
  6. The issue is not our fault. It's "those people" who should do differently.
  7. Since God hasn't fixed this already, we think he does not want to do anything about it.
Which one comes up in your thoughts?

For me, it is probably #7. But Jesus reminded us that we need to be persistent in prayer. 
"Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up."

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