Devoted in prayer

“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.” (Colossians 4:2) I love these simple instructions for prayer. Prayer doesn’t have to be elaborate for it to be effective. What does it mean to be watchful? Here are some ideas: Watch the condition of your heart. (Proverbs 4:23) Watch for the temptations in your life. (Mark 14:38) Watch for where God is moving so we can keep in step …