The Power of Prayer
Whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours..
“The Power of Prayer:” these words are so familiar, but sometimes we forget what they mean. Prayer is a powerful tool for communicating with our Creator; it is an opportunity to commune with the Giver of all good things.
Prayer helps us find strength for today and hope for the future. In Psalm 34:4 says that “I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears. Yes, God is always willing to help us whatever we need, so Jesus said that “Ask and it shall be given to you; seek you shall find; knock and it shall be opened to you. For every one who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it shall be opened.
Prayer is a tool we can use to help others. James 5:16 says that the effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much. If there is any one who needs your help, you can help them with your prayer.
Prayer is not a thing to be taken lightly or to be used infrequently. As we read in Mark 11:24, prayer is working powerfully in the midst of our lives. When you ask for in your prayer, you have already received it, and it will be yours...
The quality of your spiritual life will be in direct proportion to the quality of your prayer life. Andrew Murrays said that where there is much prayer, there will be much of the Spirit; where there is much of the Spirit , there will be ever-increasing power.
Prayer changes things, and it changes you.
Today, instead of turning things over in your mind, turn them over to God in prayer. Instead of worrying about your next decision, ask God to lead the way. Don’t limit your prayers to meals or to bedtime. Pray constantly about things great and small.
God is listening , and He wants to hear from you now.
Finally I would like to close by sharing about the will of God in 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18,
“ Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. “
I pray that you will be able to dwell in the presence of the Lord through your prayer life.