What is ‘praying in the Spirit’ and how do we pray in this way? — by Stuart Olyott
There is such a thing as ‘praying in the Holy Spirit,’ which is clearly taught in the Bible, both in Jude v.20 and Ephesians 6:18, and is linked to our spiritual growth and spiritual warfare success.
What it is
The great themes of the Lord’s Prayer are mostly or entirely absent from what we have to say; this is not ‘praying in the Spirit,’ because the Word that he has inspired tells us what themes our Saviour expects us to cover. The believer’s heart becomes awestruck, silent, and prayer-filled.
Doing as we are told
We are commanded in the Bible to pray “in the Spirit.” This means that we enter a place of prayer and begin to pray, and somewhere along the way, the spirit of prayer takes hold of us, invading our souls with fervour, faith, and urgency.
How do you pray in the spirit effectively?
I hope they inspire you to make the year 2021 a year of prayer.
- Thank him.
- Ask for God’s will.
- Say what you need.
- Ask for forgiveness.
- Pray with a friend.
- Pray the Word.
- Memorize Scripture.
What does it mean to pray in the Spirit?
If you want to pray in the Holy Spirit, you want to develop Jesus Christ’s love character, and you want to shape your prayers around desires that aren’t lustful, but rather desires that develop your capacity for love, such as desires for professions, spouses, children, material possessions, and so on.
Why is it important to pray in the Spirit?
REASON FIVE: It helps believers learn to trust God. The Bible says, “Building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost.”
How do you pray properly?
Learn to Pray in Four Simple Steps
- Step 1: Address Heavenly Father.
- Step 2: Thank Heavenly Father.
- Step 3: Ask Heavenly Father.
- Step 4: Close in the Name of Jesus Christ.
- Praying in a Group.
- Pray Always, With Sincerity, and Faith in Christ.
What’s the difference between speaking in tongues and praying in the Spirit?
A glossolalic utterance spoken by an individual and addressed to a congregation of, typically, other believers is known as the “gift of tongues.” “Praying in the spirit” is a term used to describe glossolalia as part of personal prayer.
What it means to be in the spirit?
When you say you’re somewhere in spirit or with someone in spirit, you’re implying that you feel as if you’re with them because you’re thinking about them a lot. In spirit, I was here with you.
How do I receive the Holy Spirit?
“Repent, and let each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit,” Peter says in his Pentecost sermon.
What did Jesus say about prayer?
u201cDo not be like the hypocrites, who love to pray standing in synagogues and on street corners to be seen by men… but when you pray, go into your room, close the door, and pray to your father who is unseen,u201d Jesus said.
What happens when the Holy Spirit comes upon you?
If you will allow the Holy Spirit to fill you, flood you, diffuse you in Him, and you receive what God wants to do in you, you will be healed, delivered, empowered to prosper, have direction, and have His wisdom.