If the Apostle Paul could pray for you, here is what he would say (I think)


Daniel Hill's Blog

cross sunsetI am preaching through the book of Ephesians at River City, and I was really moved by the the prayer of the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 3.14-21. Here he is praying for the Christ-followers in Ephesus, and it is filled with beautiful and moving imagery.

I’ve read a lot of books on prayer over the years, and I’ve discovered that this particular prayer has been a favorite throughout the centuries. Many fervent students have found this to be as moving of a prayer as anything in the Bible, and it is easy for me to see why.

As I reflected on this prayer over the past few weeks, I found myself imagining that the Apostle Paul was not just praying for believers in 1st century Ephesus, but that he was also praying for believers today. I imagined him praying for the body of believers that I am part…

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