Praying aloud can be scary particularly in a group setting where others can agree or disagree.
If you can write company checks in the boss’ name it means you have his authority to spend company money.
In that same way Jesus allows us to act in his name.
We live in a world spoken into existence. The power of God’s tongue created the world. He made us in His image and our tongues have power as well.
Someone once asked me. “Why should we bother to voice our prayers when God already knows our thoughts?” In response I have come up with four benefits to praying aloud.