There are so many things that we pray for. We pray for the interview to go well. We pray just to get called for an interview, when we turn in a job application. We pray for the neighbor’s dog to stop barking. We pray for the money to pay the bills. We pray for the cute boy across the room to look our way. We pray for our teenagers to listen to us and be safe on the road. We pray for our sick friend to be made well. None of these prayers are bad in themselves. There is a prayer however that is probably one of the most important prayers we could ever pray for ourselves or someone else. It is is the type of prayer that is on target. It is something we should earnestly and fervently seek in our lives and in our Christian brother’s and sister’s lives. The prayer for God’s Will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding should be one of our top priorities in our prayer lives. Paul knew this to be very important. Read Colossians 1:9 –
“For this reason also, since the day we heard this, we haven’t stopped praying for you. We are asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,”
No matter whether there is good or bad going on in our lives God’s Will in all wisdom will greatly benefit us. To have spiritual understanding will help us to get through life. The reasons why things are going the way they are going will make much more sense with knowledge of God’s Will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding. These things will help us to stay on target in our walk with the Lord.