Prayer too Sacred to share

Matthew 14:23 “The highest kind of prayer is too sacred to share with any one but God. It is profoundly instructive to study the life of the Lord Jesus to find how often He went apart to pray. He could not let His most beloved disciples share His prayers. And this not only because the relation in which they stood to the Father was different from that in which He stood, but because His prayers were too deep, too sacred for them to Continue Reading

Force or Farce?

Genesis 32:26 Let me go. Exodus 32:10 Let me alone. Isaiah 45:11 Command ye me. The Spirit of Prayer is the Spirit of Power. Prayer moves the hand and the heart that move the universe. “Let me go”, said God to Jacob; “Let me go”, as if He could not go unless He was let go. “Let me alone”, said God to Moses, as if God could not do what He wanted to do so long as Moses held Him fast in prayer. What a wondrous power is the power of Continue Reading

ASK what ye will – answered Prayer

John 15:7-8 If ye abide in Me, and My Words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. Herein is My Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so that ye be My Disciples. Believers must remain in Him to bring forth fruit. If any man does not abide in Him he is cast forth as a branch and is withered and burnt. The promise “ASK WHAT YE WILL” plainly teaching that answered prayer is up to the child of God as to Continue Reading

Questions Answered: Can our prayers cause God to change his mind?

Can our prayers cause God to change his mind? ============================================= Exodus 32:14 Scripture teaches that God does not change his mind, but he sometimes adjusts his answers to fit our response. The Bible contains many examples of this: the Hebrews on the outskirts of Canaan (see Nu 14:11–23; 1Sa 15:29); Hezekiah’s repentance on behalf of Israel (see 2Ch 29:3–10) and the sparing of Nineveh (see Jnh Continue Reading

The undiscovered frontiers of Prayer

Isaiah 45:11 Thus saith the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker, ask me of things to come concerning My sons, and concerning the work of My hands command ye me. Jeremiah 33:3 Call unto Me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not. The power of prayer has never been tried to its full capacity in any church. If we want to see mighty wonders of divine power and grace wrought in the Continue Reading

How to pray for an enemy

Matthew 5:44-45 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for He maketh His sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. Our work of intercession will not be completed until on the altar of the Holy One, we have Continue Reading

Intercessory prayer

‘And the Lord turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends.’ Job 42:10 Suggested Further Reading: 1 Samuel 12:19–25 How are you to prove your love to Christ or to his church if you refuse to pray for men? ‘We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren.’ If we do not love the brethren, we are still dead. I will assert that no man loves the brethren who does not pray for them. It is the very Continue Reading

Holy argument in prayer

Hebrews 4:16 Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace. Job 16:21 O that one might plead for a man with God, as a man pleadeth for his neighbour. George Miller stored up reasons for God’s intervention. As he came upon promises, authorized declarations of God concerning Himself, names and titles He had chosen to express and reveal His true nature and will, injunctions and invitations which gave to the believer a right to pray Continue Reading

Questions Answered: Why pray if prayer is not getting through to God?

Why pray if prayer is not getting through to God? ================================================= Lamentations 3:43–48 Here it seems that the Lord does not hear or answer the heartfelt cries of his people. It appears as if no prayer is getting through because nothing is changing. Jerusalem and the temple lie in ruins with no immediate hope of reconstruction, demonstrating the pain of the exile. Jeremiah keeps pressing the people to Continue Reading

23 Elements in the LORD’s Prayer

Matthew 6:9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy Will be done in earth, as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil; For Thine is the Kingdom and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. 1] Relationship : Our Continue Reading