I pray so God can change me
C. S. Lewis: Pray for a kingdom-sized perspective. We need God’s help in every project, effort, ministry, and endeavor. James 1:5: If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault. Pray for eternal, optimistic hope. The Spirit of the Lord can bring those trapped in bitterness and rage into a life of perfect love.
How do I pray to ask God for help?
I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand… For I, the LORD your God, will hold your right hand, saying to you, ‘Fear not, I will help you.’
How do you ask God for help in difficult times?
Help me to not be afraid of the future, but to boldly trust that you are in control when my emotions overwhelm me and I don’t know what to say; and when I can’t speak and don’t know what to say, help me to “Be still, and know that you are God.” Be my comforter, healer, and bring me peace, in Jesus’ name, Amen.
How do I ask God for help?
God can answer vague prayers, but being specific creates a stronger bond between you and Him. Tell God what you want or need and ask Him to provide it for you.
How do I pray for a miracle from God?
Repeat the Catholic “Miracle Prayer” to help you focus: “Lord Jesus, I come before Thee, just as I am, I am sorry for my sins, I repent of my sins, please forgive me, and I forgive all others for what they have done against me in Thy Name.”
What is the most powerful healing prayer?
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 know if God is punishing you?
Because you’re a normal human being in a broken world, you’re experiencing difficult losses, painful emotions, terrible situations, depression, and loneliness. Your feelings are normal, but they’re not accurate; you think God is punishing you, but that’s just how you feel. God loves you and is watching over you.
What God says about troubled times?
Do not be afraid or discouraged. Deuteronomy 33:27 The everlasting God is your refuge, and beneath you are the everlasting arms. Psalm 34:17 When the righteous cry out for help, the Lord hears them and saves them from all their troubles. Isaiah 30:15 Your salvation is in repentance and rest, and your strength is in quietness and trust.
How do you keep faith in God in hard times?
How to Maintain Your Faith in the Face of Adversity
- Pray to God, the universe, or whatever higher power you believe in for the strength to love to your full potential.
- Be generous to others.
- Get inspired.
- Surround yourself with people you admire.
Why do I have a hard time trusting God?
One reason we struggle to trust the Lord is that we are looking and focusing on our current situation rather than God’s promises; another reason is that we remember going through difficult times. It’s because God is upholding you. He has been by your side.
Can you talk to God in your mind?
You can talk to God out loud or in your head, whichever feels more effective to you; it’s also a good idea to find a quiet or private space to talk in so you can concentrate.
Does God care about what I want?
God is able to do abundantly more than we can ask for, think about, or pray for, just as Solomon was able to do abundantly more than we can ask for, think about, or pray for. God’s heart is to do even more than you are asking for.
What sins are not forgiven?
There are three verses in the Christian Scriptures that deal with unforgivable sin: “Therefore I say to you, any sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven men, but blasphemy against the Spirit shall not be forgiven,” says Matthew (12: 31-32).
What is the most powerful miracle prayer?
Lord Jesus, I come before Thee, just as I am, I am sorry for my sins, I repent of my sins, please forgive me, and I forgive all others for what they have done against me in Thy Name.
What is the prayer that never fails?
There are none who can withstand Your power, Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to Thee (three times).