The Civil Writer Magazine

Prayer assists with things, people and events that can naturally reverse themselves with divine assistance. Prayer cannot change shattered glass into a mirror or turn a rock into a diamond but it can make cancer cells dormant. Prayer cannot change a burning house into a stable infrastructure but it can change a stroke victim's formalities. Prayer can change the feebleness of legs but it cannot grow legs. Prayer cannot turn gray hair to black nor water into wine. Its sole purpose is to assist with things, people and events that need Godly assistance circumvented with natural changes. Wind, fire, rain and earthquakes are all examples of natural processes that prayer can assist with changing their directions but prayer cannot undue their damage. Prayer is not some great miracle entity a surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is therefore considered to be the work of a divine agency. Prayer changes all that can change naturally but need assistance from God. Jesus prayed in the garden of Gethsemane, and on the cross for those things that could change but needed God's help, ‘Not my will, but Yours’ be done.”