Prayer is real communication with the Creator of all things. Just think of what that means! Jehovah is superior to mankind in every way, yet “he is not far off from each one of us.” (Acts 17:27) In fact, the Bible contains this amazing invitation: “Draw close to God, and he will draw close to you.”—James 4:8.
How can you draw close to God?
One way is through prayer—that’s how you talk to God.
Another way is through study of the Bible—that’s how God “talks” to you.
Such back-and-forth communication—prayer and study of the Bible—will help you build a strong friendship with God.
“Talking to Jehovah—communicating with the Most High—is one of the greatest privileges humans can have.”—Jeremy.
“Sharing my deep feelings with Jehovah through prayer makes me feel closer to him.”—Miranda.
Is God listening?
Even if you believe in God—and even if you pray to him—it may be difficult to accept the idea that he’s really listening. Nevertheless, the Bible calls Jehovah the “Hearer of