God is not being tossed to the side waiting for a chance to get back into the discussion. He cares about our world. How do we prepare for God’s next season?
We’ve to get beyond asking for just comfort and pleasure if we want to have impactful prayers. This is a part of a sermon by Bill Johnson of Bethel church.
Given the response of many churches, we should question whether the church is essential. What’s going on and when will the church arise and become relevant?
God’s words to us are a lamp unto our feet and a light unto our path I believe that more than ever, the church needs to get a unified voice. WWG1WGA
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.
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.
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.
It’s wonderful my daughter asks things, but ultimately she trusts our love. Let’s present our requests to our Father and expect good things from Him.
The PRAY Method was developed by Pete Greig of the 24/7 prayer movement. This method gives a wonderful process to enhance and empower your prayers.
God oftentimes is waiting for us to see if we are interested before speaking. Are we pulling away from our daily activities enough to listen to God speak?
The parable of the persistent widow teaches us to continue to pray, but perseverance is not about getting what you want. We want to maintain trust in God.