Archive for the ‘Types of Prayer’ Category
The Lords Prayer is one of those sacred cows that most see as a prayer that should play a prominent role in the lives of Christians today. Read the rest of this entry »
Persevering in prayer through tough situations is something we all must make a quality decision to do. Tough times in this life are guaranteed to come. What will you do when you reach that fork in the road where you’re tempted to give up, cave in and quit, versus persevering to see the manifestation of your prayer? Read the rest of this entry »
Thank God in all situations and in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus – 1 Thessalonians 5:18
To whom can we say we owe all that we are, all that we will ever be, all that we have and all that we will ever have? There is no other worthy of thanks on the level that our God almighty is. Read the rest of this entry »
Tongues or specifically Praying in Other Tongues is the most powerful method of prayer. The Holy Spirit is our divine helper even when it comes to prayer. For we know not how to pray as we ought; but the Spirit Himself maketh intercession for us with groaning’s which cannot be uttered…Romans 8:26 Read the rest of this entry »
Today I’d like to talk briefly about the Prayer of Consecration or, the “If It Be Thy Will” prayer. Jesus prayed the Prayer of Consecration in Matthew 26:36-46 right before He went to the Cross. In this prayer, Jesus was consecrating himself (setting Himself apart) to do the Will of God regardless of His personal feelings or desires. Read the rest of this entry »
Again I say unto you, that if two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in Heaven. For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them. Matthew 18:19-20 – KJV Read the rest of this entry »
Quite simply, intercessory prayer is the act of praying on behalf of others. The role of mediator in prayer was prevalent in the Old Testament, in the cases of Abraham, Moses, David, Samuel, Hezekiah, Elijah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel. Christ is pictured in the New Testament as the ultimate intercessor, and because of this, all Christian prayer becomes intercession since it is offered to God through and by Christ. Read the rest of this entry »
Types of Prayer: Petition Prayer
Petition prayer (also called the prayer of faith) is when you’re asking God for something. I’ll use 1 John 5:14-15 as my basis for this example.
I call 1 John 5:14-15 the “Polaroid” scriptures. I’m sure I’m dating myself, but many years ago (I won’t tell you how many) we used to use Polaroid cameras. These cameras came with a carton of 4×5 cards with photo developer solution on each card.
The idea was that you loaded the cards into the camera. As you take each picture, a blank card would slide out of the front of the camera and as you held the card, the photo that you took would develop on the card in your hand. Read the rest of this entry »