Ask Bob #101: When Is It Okay to Pray for Personal Benefit?
Can prayer be selfish?
Today’s Question: “Is it selfish to pray for healing for ourselves or others? How about praying for success when we’re looking for a job? Sometimes prayer seems self-serving, but didn’t Jesus teach us to ask for these benefits?”
My Answer: Now, Friend, there’s a tricky question that never goes away! On the one…