But he also shows us that prayer isn’t just for times of trouble. Prayer should be an ongoing conversation with God so that we can get to know His heart. God knows what’s going to happen (Isaiah 46:10), and He wants us to ask Him to make things clear to us (Jeremiah 33:3).
In Psalm 145, David challenges us to lift up our praise to God, as well as our prayers. This psalm of praise teaches us that we don’t have to only praise God for what He’s done—although that’s a great thing to do—but we can also praise God simply for Who He is!
In this psalm, David says God is…
Let’s not be known just for our petitions, but for our praise.
Let’s not be known just for our “Help!” but for our “Hallelujah!”
Please join me in our continuing look at the Prayers Of David.