Prayer (3)

Prayer (3)

“You will ask what you desire.” Jn 15:7 NKJV

Jesus said, “If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you.” For your prayers to be answered you must: (1) Make Christ the center of your life. “If you abide in Me.” John was close enough to lean his head on Jesus’ breast, but Peter “followed [Him] at a distance” (Lk 22:54 NKJV). How close to God do you want to be? It’s up to you. (2) Fill your mind with Scripture. When you pray the words of Scripture your faith is activated, the Devil retreats as he did from Christ in the wilderness, and God responds because you’re praying in harmony with His will. So ask yourself, “Is my request in line with Scripture; will it blend with my gifts; will it draw me closer to God; what is my part in answering it; have I obeyed the Lord?” Now, when you pray, “Give us this day our daily bread” (Mt 6:11 NKJV), God probably won’t rain down groceries! He will give you opportunities you must seize and act on. The words, “Pray without ceasing” (1Th 5:17), mean you should stay in God’s presence long enough for Him to answer your prayer, or change your request. (3) Before you ask, examine your heart. “If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me” (Ps 66:18). Achan’s sin had to be dealt with before Israel could go forward in the Promised Land (See Jos 7:10-26). And so does yours! The moment you become conscious of sin, confess it, then be confident that God has forgiven you and move forward.

2 comments (Add your own)

1. Stepglicy wrote:
Doxycycline Online Cheap Will Amoxicillin Treat Bacterial Vaginitis Costo Viagra In Svizzera

Sun, June 16, 2019 @ 4:13 PM

2. Stepglicy wrote:
Pet Cephalexin 500mg Cap cheap cialis online Commande Viagra Ligne Kamagra Plus Propecia Generic Levitra

Tue, June 25, 2019 @ 6:45 AM

Add a New Comment


Comment Guidelines: No HTML is allowed. Off-topic or inappropriate comments will be edited or deleted. Thanks.

The Daily Encouraging Word Online

If you like to receive The Daily Encouraging Word online, it is available by email subscription or by daily Facebook and Twitter posts. Please click on the links below for options on getting the Daily Encouraging Word. For questions email

The Daily Encouraging Word via Email

The Daily Encouraging Word via Facebook

The Daily Encouraging Word via Twitter

Sharing God's Truth With a Searching World