A Solitary Place

in Jesus Prayer

This is Ron Moore with today's Bible Minute.

In Mark 1:35 we read this about Jesus: "Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed."

For Jesus, being busy was not an excuse, but an added reason to pray. He didn't cram prayer into His schedule; it preceded His schedule. He got up early, He found a place by himself, and He communicated with His Father.

It's important to communicate with God throughout the day, but it's also important to have a time to be alone with Him. And whether your "solitary place" is the woods out back, a corner of your house, or sitting in a coffee shop, the point is about focus. Where and how can you give God some undivided attention?

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