'Don't pray for an easy life, pray to be stronger', comedian advises
Christians have been encouraged to ask God for strength, rather than praying for things to be easy.
Some think we should pray for God's will, others often spend time praying for things to go and for life to be easier.
Popular TV personality, Steve Harvey, may have offered the perfect solution to this dilemma, Christian Post reports.
On June 14, 2016, he tweeted that people should pray for God to help them adapt to situations, rather than asking for an easier life.
"It hit me this morning — don't pray for it to be easy. Pray for YOU to be stronger. #morninginspiration," he said.
He recently offered another perspective during a Twitter Q&A session with Pastor Cheryl Moore of Zion Temple.
The Man of God asked, "@IAmSteveHarvey What do you do to re-center yourself whenever you are experiencing a difficult season in your life? #AskSteve"
Harvey responded with a video.
"One thing I've always been able to do when I get in those positions, I be still. You hear old people say it all the time, but you've got to go somewhere and get still. When I get still, I use prayer. Prayer is very calming for me.
I don't want to sound hokey or anything like that to you, but I can think of no better way to center myself, to gather myself, than to be still and pray. Prayer does change things, it really does," he added.
This famous man does not shy away from speaking on his faith in Jesus Christ.
He often uses the struggles, which include homelessness and two failed marriages, to motivate and glorify God's power in his life.
"I'm just a living witness that you can be an imperfect soldier and still be in the army fighting for God Almighty. Don't you think you got to be perfect, 'cause I ain't," he said during a final stand-up comedy show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
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