Be Specific When You Pray!
When Joel was learning to pray, his parents advised him to be more specific in his prayers, encouraging him to ask for God’s blessing on a specific person or family at a specific time. In First John 5:14, the Bible says that if we ask anything according to God’s will, God hears us.
The Greek word aiteo means “to be adamant in requesting assistance in meeting tangible needs.” It eliminates any suggestion that we are “lowly worms” who have no right to make a request, as well as the image that we must pitifully beg and plead for the things we need. The King James translators translated “petition” as a specific, exact, explicit, precise, detailed request.
MY PRAYER FOR TODAY
In Jesus’ name, I pray that I may approach the Father with confidence and assurance as I make specific, detailed requests; I commit to honoring You with specific requests when I pray; and I commit to glorifying Your Name when the answers are granted!
MY CONFESSION FOR TODAY
I intend to be very specific in my prayers because God’s Word contains answers and promises that He wants to bring to pass in my life, and with the Holy Spirit’s help, I will find those answers, discover those promises, and then be very specific in my requests.
QUESTIONS FOR YOU TO CONSIDER
Are you clear and unambiguous about what you want God to do for you when you pray? Why don’t you take a few minutes today to write down the requests you want to present to God? This exercise may help you gain a better understanding of what God wants you to do.
Does the Bible tell us to pray for others?
u201cConfess your sins to one another and pray for one another so that you may be healed; the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.u201d James 5:16.
What does God say about praying for a partner?
4. Proverbs 13:20 says, “Walk with the wise and become wise, for a fool’s companion brings harm.” Praying for your future husband’s friends and community is another great way to pray for him before you meet him!
What happens to us when we pray for others?
Prayer demonstrates a genuine affection for others and their well-being, as the entropy of the universe increases ever so slightly as the brain creates heat from doing work, which is the same thing that happens when one prays for someone else’s bad.
What Jesus says about praying for others?
16 Confess your faults to one another, and pray for one another, that ye may be healed; a righteous man’s effective fervent prayer availeth much.
Can you pray for a relationship with someone?
#1: Pray for God to give you a relationship (Matthew 7:7)! God’s word encourages us to ask and bring any and all of our needs before Him, as long as our hearts are aligned with His.
How can I know my life partner from God?
How can you tell if a man is interested in marrying you?
- He’s Making Future Plans
- You’re Invited to Every Occasion.
- He’s Punctual.
- There’s an Increase in Touch.
- He Misses You.
- He Only Sees You.
- He Wants to Live Together.
- He Opens Up to You.
Should you pray for your future spouse?
Here’s why praying for your future spouse is so important: prayer clarifies your vision for marriage. Just as you have a vision for your life, you should have a pretty clear picture of what you want in a man.
Can you pray for someone to come back?
As a believer, one of the best things you can do is pray for someone you love to return. God already knows who you love; all you have to do is tell him through prayer, and your soul mate will return to you. You can also pray for your ex to return. Don’t let go if you still love them.
What is a good prayer for healing?
Loved God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, strengthen the hands of my healers, and bless the methods used to cure me; give me such faith in the power of your grace that I may put my complete trust in you even when I am afraid; through our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.
How do you pray for someone?
Here are seven ways to pray for the people on your mind:
- Let the Lord know you’re available to be the answer to the prayer(s) you’re praying for people.
- Let the people know you’re praying for them and ask if there’s anything they’d like you to pray for.
What are the benefits of praying for others?
We may feel helpless at times u2014 a loved one is out of reach, someone is gravely ill, or a situation has spiraled out of control u2014 but we can always pray. Praying for others is not only our privilege and duty, but it can also be our salvation. When we pray for others, something happens in us.
How do you pray for healing for others?
To Heal A Friend Consider, O’ God, our sick friend, whom we now entrust to Your compassionate care. We believe that no healing is too difficult if it is Your will, so we pray that You bless our friend with Your loving care, renew his or her strength, and heal whatever ails him or her in Your loving name.
Why is it important to pray for others?
Praying for your spouse, child, or friend helps them see how much you love them, and almost no one will refuse to be prayed over. Offering to pray for someone is a free and powerful gift you can give to anyone you meet.