How to Pray in a Way God Can Answer
I’ve noticed that the things I want are largely circumstantial and based on life circumstances, whereas God desires things that are un-circumstantial or relate to the state of my heart. I believe God loves each of us and cares deeply about our desires, and I believe He delights in giving us even the small things we ask for. So how do I pray for the things I want while accepting God’s will?
Is it OK to pray for things you want?
If you want to get through this article quickly, the answer is yes; you don’t need to read any further.
What does God say about asking for things?
7 Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you: 8 For everyone who asks receives; and everyone who seeks will find; and everyone who knocks will be opened.
How do you pray for desire?
Daily Prayer: Thank You, Lord, for reminding me that You are a loving God who wants to bless me and grant me the desires of my heart. Lead me in the right path, Father.
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.
Why does God want us to pray?
God’s desire, according to the book of Ephesians, is for us to pray “on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests” (Ephesians 6:18). We turn to prayer because it is the most personal way to experience God, encounter Him, and grow in knowledge of Him.
Why does God want us to ask?
God tells us to ask because prayer is an invitation for God to become personally involved in our lives, in whatever situations and circumstances we are facing, because He loves us so much.
How do you ask God for something you really want?
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.
Can you ask God for signs?
God wants His people to rely on Him for deliverance, so asking Him for a sign today means we want to know what He has to say before we act. But God knows our motives, so if we’re asking for a sign for ourselves u2013 a selfish and pointless desire to know u2013 you won’t get one.
How do I ask God for a miracle?
Pray with precision.
- As part of your prayer, repeat simple and direct phrases. For example, repeat the Catholic “Miracle Prayer,” which goes like this: “Lord Jesus, I come before Thee, just as I am, I am sorry for my sins, I repent of my sins, please forgive me.”
Do you get what you pray for?
The short answer is no; in Christian Science, as in any religion, one does not always get what one prays for. Prayer is so much more than simply asking God for something we need or want; it is based on an absolute, eternal Principle, which is God Himself.
What are your heart’s desires?
: something that someone really wants A good education had always been her dream.
What the Bible Says About desires of your heart?
Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will grant you your heart’s desires; for evil men will be cut off, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land; the wicked will vanish in a short time, and you will not be able to find them; but the meek will inherit the land and enjoy great peace.
What God says about happiness?
u201cTake delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart,u201d Psalm 37:4 says, and Psalm 126:2 says, u201cOur mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy.u201d In fact, God tells us to be happy more times in Scripture than any other command.
Does God care about small things?
Bringing everything to God in prayer means both big and small things; His reminder to us to flee from anxiety and run to prayer in everything means He is concerned about everything; it means He is willing to bear the weight of all of our circumstances and hear our requests.
What does God say about small things?
According to Luke 16:10, “Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much,” and “Whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.” The key is to trust God while possessing the little things.