No Christian can dispute the necessity of prayer. Why is prayer so important? Focusing on Jeremiah 33:3, the author shows that prayer has a double effect on the believer. Firstly, prayer is is communion with God, and secondly, prayer is enlightenment for the soul. God uses prayer to strengthen our faith in His faithfulness to fulfill His promises.
This is the fourth of six articles about the intermediate state, death, and what happens when Christians die. This article maintains that after death believers have uninterrupted covenant communion with Jesus Christ. Christians must guard this doctrine under the threat of naturalism and modernism.The article also looks at the idea of soul sleep.