Conditions for Prayer
from The Urantia Book
must qualify as a potent prayer by sincerely and courageously
facing the problems of universe reality. You must possess
must have honestly exhausted the human capacity for human
adjustment. You must have been industrious.
must surrender every wish of mind and every craving of
soul to the transforming embrace of spiritual growth.
You must have experienced an enhancement of meanings and
an elevation of values.
must make a wholehearted choice of the divine will. You
must obliterate the dead center of indecision.
not only recognize the Father's will and choose to do
it, but you have effected an unqualified consecration,
and a dynamic dedication, to the actual doing of the Father's
prayer will be directed exclusively for divine wisdom
to solve the specific human problems encountered in the
Paradise ascension-the attainment of divine perfection.
And you must have faith-living faith." [The Urantia Book P. 1002:¶ 6-13]