Prayer Secret #13 – Pray to God the Father in the Name of Jesus
We are to direct all of our personal prayers to God the Father, not to Jesus, the Holy Spirit, or any dead saints, as Jesus makes clear in the Bible. Here are five good clear verses that spell this out for us.
Only through Jesus Christ and His sacrificial death on the cross do we now have direct access to both Him and His heavenly Father, and only a true born-again Christian can have this direct connection with their heavenly Father.
Instead of praying to Jesus, the Holy Spirit, or any dead saints, direct all of your personal prayers to God the Father; this one simple change in prayer strategy could completely open up the door for you in your own personal prayer life with God the Father.
Do we pray to God the Father or Jesus?
Praying to God the Father The Bible contains many examples of prayers addressed directly to God. We can’t go wrong when we pray to God the Father, because he is our Creator and the one we should worship. We have direct access to God through Jesus.
Where in the Bible does Jesus say to pray to him?
The teaching of Jesus on prayer ( Matthew 6:5-8 )
What did Jesus say about God the Father?
In the Farewell Discourse, Jesus addresses the disciples in John 14:20, saying, “I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you,” and in John 17:22, saying, “I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one.”
What prayer did Jesus teach us as a means to relate to God the Father?
The Lord’s Prayer, also known as the Our Father (Latin: Pater Noster), is a central Christian prayer that Jesus taught as the way to pray, according to the New Testament: Pray then in this way.
What is Jesus real name?
In Hebrew, Jesus’ name was ” Yeshua,” which means “Joshua” in English.
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.
What is the most important prayer Jesus taught?
When one of his disciples asks, “Lord, teach us to pray,” Jesus teaches the Lord’s Prayer to his disciples in Luke 11:1-4. Almost all Christians have learned and memorized this prayer, which Catholics refer to as the Our Father.
How do you pray to God 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 the Bible says about a father’s love?
“I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you,” Jeremiah 31:3 says. 1 Corinthians 13:7 says, “Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.”
What is God’s wife’s name?
According to an Oxford scholar, the Book of Kings suggests that God had a wife, Asherah, who was worshipped alongside Yahweh in his temple in Israel. Raphael Patai was the first historian to mention that the ancient Israelites worshipped both Yahweh and Asherah in 1967.
What is the importance of a father in your life?
Children want to make their fathers proud, and an involved father encourages inner growth and strength. Studies have shown that when fathers are affectionate and supportive of their children, it has a significant impact on their cognitive and social development, as well as instilling a sense of well-being and self-confidence.
What is the real purpose of praying?
Does God respond to our prayers? A popular belief is that if we have faith in God, pray diligently, and pray for a righteous cause (such as the health of another person), God will intervene in a supernatural way to grant our request.
Why did Jesus teach us how do you pray?
In Matthew 18:20, Jesus encourages his disciples to pray together, saying, “For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” God’s presence in prayer unites us, and we become aware of the needs of others and can provide comfort.
What prayers did Jesus pray?
The canonical gospels mention Jesus praying to God several times, including three times on the cross:
- “Father, forgive them
- for they do not know what they do” (Luke 23:34)
- “My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46, Mark 15:34)
- “Father, into thy hands I commit my spirit” (Luke 23:46)
- “My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46, Mark 15:34