There is an ancient story told of Honi, a Jewish man, who in a time of drought drew a circle in the sand and refused to leave it, praying day and night, until God sent rain. It represents desperate and persistent type prayers that don’t give up. I admit I don’t always have that kind of consistency and desperateness to my prayers. At times, we can give up too soon, figuring that we let God know the need and we just wait around for Him to do something. Yet it is the partnership that He loves, that we ask and keep asking and knocking until He opens that door, believing in His promises.
I recently finished the book “The Circle Maker” where Pastor Mark Batterson recounts the Honi story and shares his own experiences as a “circle maker.” I was inspired and encouraged to Read more »