Do you ever feel that God is ignoring your prayers? How many times has someone told you that they don’t pray because they don’t believe God answers prayers? I have been told that too many times to count. My immediate response is “did God not answer your prayers? or was it just not the answer you were looking for?”
I have found the ‘human’ part of us sometimes prays with pre-conceived notions of what the answer should be, even before we have finished. Satan doesn’t make it easy for us to relinquish the ‘flesh’ and deal directly one on one with God on a spiritual level.
There is a lot of scripture that supports the power of prayer, but one of my favorites is
Phillipians 4:6-7 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Just recently, someone told me that they didn’t pray because they didn’t know how. There is no set of rules for prayer. People find the way to pray to God that is the most comfortable for themselves. No one way is wrong! If you are unsure of your praying technique, ask God for his guidance. He will guide you if you just ask.
Romans 8:26Romans 8:26
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV
26 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
WP-Bible plugin Likewise the Spirit also help in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
If you want to pray, but are not sure exactly what you should say, pray by the scripture. It is an excellent starting point! Psalm is a beautiful Book of the Bible that will not only offer you scriptural prayer to guide you, but will bring peace to your heart. There is a mighty power in prayer.
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