What is a quiet time? How often do you
have one? What does it accomplish? Is it really needed?
Questions, questions, questions… The mind
searches for answers.
Let’s look at the first question: What is
a quiet time?
For the Christian, a quiet time is very
special. It is a period that he spends with the Lord in prayer and studying His
Word. She may even spend the time in peaceful reflection, basking in the
presence of the Lord.Nothing can compare to the
fellowship of the Holy Spirit during this wonderful little spell.
How often should you have a quiet time?
Isaiah 58:2 “Yet they seek Me daily, And
delight to know My ways, As a nation that did righteousness, And did not
forsake the ordinance of their God. They ask of Me the ordinances of justice;
They take delight in approaching God.”
The Lord loves His children and wants their
fellowship. He pours out His blessings and instruction to help them walk in His
ways each day. He does not walk in uninvited but instead He remains outside
until they call.
What about question #3? What does this
daily quiet time accomplish?
Starting the day with the Lord, a
Christian’s day begins a little different than without Him. Whether it was
spent in prayer or reading scripture, the knowledge and power of the Lord
permeates the soul during those precious few moments. He floods His child’s
life and strengthens him for the day, sometimes unbeknownst to the very one
I leave you with Question #4? Is it really
That question is a very personal question
and must be answered by you. If you cannot then I challenge you start having a
quiet time with Your Lord. First thing in the morning, open your Bible or bow
your head and spend some time with the Father. It can be at the kitchen table,
on the couch, in the bathtub, or in the bed. He really does not care. In three
months, you should have your answer. Let me know what you think or what you
Revelation 3:20 “Behold, I stand at the
door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to
him and dine with him, and he with Me.”