TEFILLAH (prayer)


Ever use prayer as nothing more than an emergency call or a cold call to God?

Pray only when we need or want something from God?

– It is understandable that we are inclinded to do that, considering the English word “pray” means to “ask or beg”. But the Hebrew word for prayer – tefillah – means to “self evaluate”.


So to the Jews of the Bible, prayer was not a time when they asked God for things … it was a time when they examined themselves.

They would use prayer as a way to compare their actions, behavior and attitude against God’s holiness.

In Christ,

This thought is from:
Day 3 of the @YouVersion Plan
“7 Hebrew Words Every Christian Should Know.”
Check it out here:

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