Apostle Grace Lubega
Genesis 32:24(KJV); And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day
There are battles you cannot fight with the crowd.
In such instances, even those who love you deeply are limited in how far they can go in fighting for and with you.
It is a good thing to have prayer partners, people you meet with to share your pain and to have them stand with you in prayer; this is scriptural. The Bible says that when two or three agree concerning anything they ask, the same shall be granted them (Matthew 18:19).
Corporate prayer has its place but it also has its limits when it comes to the things of warfare and to the places you as an individual must go with God.
In our theme scripture, Jacob, could only walk this part of his journey alone. The scriptures speak of a time when our Lord Jesus took Peter, James and John to join Him in His time of great travail.
The events of that day revealed how personal some journeys are.
Regardless of how much Christ asked the disciples to watch and pray, they were overtaken by the demands of the body for physical rest (Matthew 26:37-46).
Blessed saint, there is a price of prayer that can only be paid for individually.
As a Christian, you must know that in certain places in God, you can only journey alone. At specific points in your life, you must be able to identify the fact that you can only fight that part alone with your God.
FURTHER STUDY: Mark 14:32-42, Luke 21:36
There is a price of prayer that can only be paid for individually.
PRAYER: Father, I thank You for this wisdom. I understand the place of personal prayer as a necessity for growth in the things of the Spirit. Today I make the choice to take this journey in the knowledge that it is not by power not by might but by Your Spirit. I yield to the grace that causes me to pray and the spirit that enables me to tarry in these places of solitude. To the glory of Your name. Amen.