Amridge University is committed to preparing men and women, through a commitment to academic excellence and spiritual vitality… for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service to the professions, society, and family. Along with that commitment the University assists Christians in our community by providing more opportunities to pray, encourage, and affect righteousness among all. This breakfast is held six times per year and it is a great opportunity for all of us to come together and pray as a group of Christians.
|About the Capitol Prayer Breakfast|
Location: RSA Towers in Downtown Montgomery 22nd Floor.
|A Need That Continues|
|It is hard to believe that 2000 years have passed since Jesus’ disciples asked him to teach them how to pray. Nothing has really changed! We all feel the same need that the disciples had to improve their prayers and prayer life. All too often we approach prayer as a quick fix to an unmanageable situation.|
|• We are busy and we rush to offer a few quick prayers hoping to bring God into the occasion so that everything will be okay.|
|• We seem to find time to petition our father only when we are in trouble. Regardless of our skills or lack of skills in prayer we will not become a great people unless we make the word of God our foundation. We need to emulate and learn from the model prayer.|
|Finding Time To Pray|
Jesus got away often to pray, and if he needed to pray do we not that much more need to pray. His day was filled from morning to night with many pressures and responsibilities, addressing crowds, healing the sick, granting private interviews, traveling, and training his disciples. He was extremely busy, but he found time to pray and he made praying a top priority.
|Our Spiritual Struggle|
|We need to pray because we are in a spiritual battle. Our struggle is “not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.” Ephesians 6:12 In order to win we need the providential favor and power of an omnipotent God. This spiritual battle involves our soul’s eternal destiny. What a fearful thought! • We should fight Satan and his forces through our prayers and petitions to God our heavenly father. • We should make prayer a long-term commitment to accomplish the work God has called us to do.|