The Gravity of Prayer

Mark 14:32-42 tells of Jesus and His praying in the Garden of Gethsemane just prior to His crucifixion. He took three of His closest disciples with Him and said to them, “keep watch and pray”.

We don’t always know or grasp the magnitude of someone else’s pains or struggles. How often when asked to pray for or with them do we seriously take the time to pray? We often think that prayer for others is for their benefit but as we pray for them we are affected – able to see God’s intervention which could come through us in other ways beyond prayer. Prayer puts us in God’s perspective and will.

Continually seeking Him,



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