Praying like Paul

How shallow my prayers can often be. “I pray God’s richest blessings on you; I pray for traveling mercies.” What do those word even mean?

Do they mean anything at all? Or are they only Christianised ‘white noise’? Just filler and fluff, about as meaningful and helpful as ‘sending happy thoughts your way’?

I’m challenged and convicted when I read Ephesians 3 because my prayers are frequently little more than that sort of fluff.

Not so when the apostle Paul prayed.

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