The Special Place

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 1:34 NIV

It was early in the morning as I walked into my little prayer room. After praying for a few minutes I sat in the quiet solitude, mostly wondering how we were going to pay the electric bill this month. Our business had been so slow and we were unsure where God was anymore, yet we still prayed, hoping things would change.

That was the day that God spoke back. As I sat there I saw a vision of the Lord speaking to me, and He was excited and happy. He said, 'I have prepared you for this day, and you are going to prosper! Now get in there and fight!'. By the end of the week, our finances had turned completely around. This was not faith, or praying and believing. It was just a personal relationship.

Would Jesus have performed all the miracles that He did if He had not taken the time to pray and listen? Would this have happened to me if I had not taken the time to pray and listen? Find that special place where you can be alone with the Lord. Even when times are bad, go to the special place.

Prayer: Father, draw my heart to You and speak to me in a way that I understand. Please establish a clear line of communication between us and help me recognize when You are speaking, in the name of Jesus.

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