About Max Lucado

Max Lucado is a preacher with a storyteller's gift — a pastor's heart and a poet's pen. Max's message is simple: God loves you; let him. Max serves the people of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas. He preaches and writes to the hurting, the guilty, the lonely, the discouraged.
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Prayers Don’t Get Graded

Max Lucado

Published on 02/20/2018

Jesus downplayed the importance of words in prayers. We tend to do the opposite. The more words the better! We emphasize the appropriate prayer language, the latest prayer trend, the holiest prayer terminology. Against all this emphasis on syllables and rituals, Jesus says in Matthew 6:7, “Don’t ramble like heathens who talk a lot.” There’s no panel of angelic judges with numbered cards. Wow, Lucado, that prayer was a ten. God will certainly hear you! or Oh, Lucado, you scored a two this morning. Go home and practice! Prayers aren’t graded according to style. If prayer depends on how I pray, I’m sunk. But if the power … Listen NowFor more inspirational messages please visit Max Lucado.

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