When I look back over my prayer life, I have to admit that I've been both the Pharisee and the tax collector. I think that's why I found this parable to be such a good teaching tool. I want my prayers to be acceptable and pleasing to God and for that to happen, I need to be operating with a humble heart and attitude.
So how do you typically approach God in prayer? Where are you at on the Pharisee to tax collector scale? Based on this passage, how important is it for you to have an attitude of humility when you talk with God? Tami W.
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