When God Said “Do Not Pray”
Because of Moses’ disobedience as a leader, the Lord told Jeremiah not to pray for his fellow Israelites; no amount of prayer would change God’s mind, so Moses was told to stop praying about it. Israel’s hearts were hardened to God’s Word, and they would not listen to His message.
What does the Bible say about God not hearing our prayers?
1. 1 Peter 3:12 – “For the Lord’s eyes are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the Lord’s face is against those who do evil.” 2. John 9:31 – “We know that God does not listen to sinners.”
Who did God tell to stop praying?
Then, in Exodus 14:15, God essentially tells Moses, “Stop praying!” As a pastor who preaches on prayer all the time, I find that very interesting.
What does the Bible say about sinners praying?
In order to become a Christian, one must confess with his mouth, that is, say the sinner’s prayer. Revelation 3:20 is used to teach that Christ is knocking at the door of one’s heart, and when a lost person asks Him to come inside, Jesus comes into the sinner’s heart. Romans 10:9-10, 13 are used to affirm that one must confess with his mouth, that is, say the sinner’s prayer.
What Bible verse says do not pray for an easy life?
u201cPray for the strength to endure a difficult life, not for an easy life.u201d
What causes God not to answer prayers?
– If you knowingly condone sin, whether it’s happening to you or to someone else, and don’t correct it, you’re’regarding iniquity in your heart,’ and should therefore disregard God answering your prayers.
Does God speak to sinners?
Others confess their sins at their bedside after reading the Bible; God speaks to the sinner’s heart no matter where they are; however, there is only “One Way” to salvation, which is through the Lord Jesus Christ (John 14:6).
How do you pray for someone who has died?
Grant them eternal rest, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them; may their souls, and the souls of all the faithful departed, rest in peace through God’s mercy. Amen. O Lord, your sorrowing Mother stood by your cross; help us to share your sufferings in our sorrows.
What did Jesus say about prayers?
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 is the only unforgivable sin in the Bible?
Several passages in the Synoptic Gospels, including Mark 3:28u201329, Matthew 12:31u201332, and Luke 12:10, as well as other New Testament passages like Hebrews 6:4-6, Hebrews 10:26u201331, and 1 John 5:16, specify one eternal or unforgivable sin (blasphemy against the Holy Spirit), also known as the sin unto death.
Can God bless a sinner?
While all wrongdoing is sin, there is sin that is not deadlyu201d (5:15-17), because being dead in sins blocks any other blessings rather powerfully. So, while God can bless even serious sinners, we should not assume that He will, and instead pray for lifesaving repentance.
Does God hear the prayers of everyone?
I’ve come to the conclusion that God hears all who pray, but that we must live the commandments and seek him in order to receive his answers. Prayer is a form of communication between God and man, and our questions to the Lord in prayer for knowledge and wisdom should be faithful questions.
What God says about struggles?
Joshua 1:9 Be strong and courageous; do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Deuteronomy 31:6,8 Be strong and courageous; have no fear or dread of them, for the Lord your God is with you; he will not fail you or forsake you.
What does God say about never giving up?
Let us not grow weary in doing good, for if we do not give up, we will reap a harvest at the proper time; blessed is the man who remains steadfast in the face of adversity, for he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.
What God says about difficult times?
Isaiah 26: 3-4 Those of steadfast mind you keep in peaceu2014because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for in the Lord God you have an everlasting rock. Psalm 9:9-10 The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Psalm 34:10b Those who seek the Lord lack nothing good.