Prayer: The Role Of Prayer In The Bible

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THE PROMINENCE OF PRAYER “Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit.”[Ephesian 6:18] Are you concerned about tomorrow? Pray about it! Do you have needs that are causing you great distress? Pray about it! Are you suffering from an incurable disease? Pray about it! Are you worried about the spiritual needs of your family? Pray about it! One of the most prominent teachings of the Bible is that God has called us to a life of prayer. Jesus emphasized on it so much that He wants every believer to pray. In the Sermon on the Mount, there are 111 verses and 18 of them are directly or indirectly about prayer. Hence, every Christian must understand that prayer is not an option; it is a vital necessity. Especially for the children…show more content…
Prayer is the key to everything worthwhile God wants His children to be at their best. He gives the best to those who pray for His guidance and help. Our Lord assures us, “Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not” [Jeremiah 33:3] “And what so ever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do” (John 14:13) Do you rely upon God? Ask for God’s guidance in every detail of life. It may be about choosing a life partner, purchasing something, spending vacation, spending your money, saving it and so on. Remember! God will give you the best. He will answer your prayer. Answered prayer is not a miracle; it’s a law. When you take an ice tray and fill it with water and place it in a freezer, the water turns to ice. That is not a miracle. That is a natural law. It’s the only thing that can happen. When you meet God’s conditions in prayer, you will get an answer. 4. Prayer is a great sanctifier. Whoever kneels before God and opens his heart in prayer will be convicted of his sins by the Holy Spirit of God and he will repent accordingly. E.M.Bounds (1835-1913), An Apostle of prayer, said, “Prayer and a holy life are one. The absence of one is the absence of the other.”A sinning man stops praying and a praying man stops
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