The best use for prayer is to bring yourself closer to God, to
increase yourself in the spiritual qualities of love and wisdom and to
purge your life from all activities or acts that are not in accordance
to God's will.
Brethren, I say this with great sadness, there are many among us
that only attempt to use prayer for selfish aims and self centered
They are not using prayer to bring themselves into subjection to God
or to serve God; they attempt to use prayer in a vain and evil effort
to get God to do what they want God to do; to make God their
Let us than when we pray seek to glorify God, to advance His
Kingdom, to submit ourselves as living sacrifices to His will, to have
our empty and wretched lives and hearts filled to overflowing with His
Heavenly manna, and to purge our lives from sin.
To God be the Kingdom, the Glory, and the Power forever.