Jesus didn’t come to simply punch our tickets to heaven. He came to call us to a different kind of life in the here and now. In order to experience this life, one crucial ingredient must be present… and it’s easy to miss. We find out what it is in the last lesson Jesus taught from the upper room.
Prayer can be a challenging thing. If we are brand new to it, it can be awkward and clunky. We can pray all our lives and still wonder if it works. Regardless of our experience, most of us have the same question: how do we get it right? Well, Jesus directly addressed this. He said, “this is how you should pray…”. And what he describes over the next few verses is something far more than words.