God longs for us to be close to him and yet our pride and desire for independence so often get in the way. How can we develop the attitudes that God desires?
Jesus gave the Lord's Prayer to be the foundation of the disciples' prayer life. James Emery White believes that it is still the prayer God longs for. It develops in us the attitudes that bring us close to God: intimacy, expectancy, reverence, submission, dependence, honesty and humility.