When we look at this passage, we come away with the awareness that it is more than just prayer that gets God’s attention. There are four commands in this verse, and only one is to pray.
I will give you a sample healing prayer, but the power is not in the words; it is an expression of faith in a God that heals and wants to heal.
It is when we quiet our hearts we can hear the voice of God. He longs for a relationship with us and blessings us by speaking what He wants us to know.
There are things that God wants to do and things that He lets happen. And, the difference between them has a lot to do with prayer. God likes our faith.
In our need to have Him answer, we often feel we are alone and separated from Him. This hinders our prayers and adds to our anxiety in our time of need.
Surprisingly Job shows us an unthinkable path to Biblical prosperity. God’s heart is so toward reconciliation and forgiveness that He desires we do the same.
This is what Psalm 1 means for prayer. You see something God wants then pray for it to happen and ask God for why it might be hindered from you.
David gave us an example in Psalm 86 of how to get yourself our of despair. We don’t know the specific event, but we know people are trying to kill him.
Too often, those informing our views are getting us into a frenzy, worried and fearful. This may help gain viewers, but it’s not God’s view of the world.
I have written Abundant Living for people to experience more of God’s joy over them. He has such great ideas for us if only we knew how to catch them.
To those of us who haven’t easily loved ourselves, doing so hasn’t been easy. Everything we see seems to prove we are unworthy of love. How do we change?
God doesn’t love others more than you; He doesn’t love you more than others. His love is massive enough for all of us to enjoy. So, please love yourself.