Ask a Pastor Column
December 1, 2022
Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions
Q: I’m not a Christian, can I still pray?
A: When most people today speak about prayer they usually mean “to talk to God.” But there is another meaning for prayer that is more common in the Bible, and it is the idea of bringing a petition or request to Him. Understanding this, I think the best answer to the above question is that unbelievers can both talk to God and bring petitions to Him, but only Christians can engage in these activities most fully and effectively.
There are many examples of people addressing God before committing t...