The topic is prayer and the point is one which may transform your understanding of this subject. Not all prayer is asking for something, but a great deal of it obviously is. When we ask, do we pray mainly for our own physical and spiritual needs and concerns? It is certainly acceptable to pray for these things – we have Christ’s encouragement to do so – but that is only part of the picture we find in the words of Jesus and in the New Testament as a whole.
The New Testament actually gives us an insight into an important aspect of prayer that we might easily miss. See what that 80% principle is in our latest article, here.