Questions for Jesus: Praying Prayers God Answers
I was still asking God all the wrong questions after 35 years as a Christian and 25 years as a ministry leader, until I made a simple change in the way I pray a few years ago, and my percentage of answered prayer went up 1000%.
“Morning devotions felt like work when I made requests like that,” Beth Moore says. Questions for Jesus allows you to ask Jesus about his relationship with you rather than the business. “It was as if Jesus was eagerly waiting for me to ask him about what he cared about most,” Beth Moore says.
Rhetorical questions are statements (often emotional or judgmental) of your own opinion of the situation that elicit either no response or a defensive response. I shared the top five asking mistakes I see coaches make in December, and this month, I’d like to share five more top asking mistakes.
Leading questions sway the conversation toward a “right” answer without the coachee even realizing it. One great way to make leading questions more open is to offer multiple solutions. Interrupters are seen as dishonorable and frustrating to talk to.
Theory X and Y, developed by Douglas McGregor, describe how organizations and management interact with their employees. Coaching employs Theory Y assumptions to assist clients in achieving significant goals. Theory X portrays the human worker as inherently lazy, disliking work, and unwilling to work without strong controls.
How can I get answers from God?
What Can I Do to Receive God’s Answers?
- Practice Serious Reflection.
- Write It Down.
- Ask: Is There More?
- Invite Revelation.
- Move Forward in Faith. I sometimes assume that God will simply give me revelation because it’s obvious that I need His help and guidance in my life.
What happens when God answers prayer?
“What Happens When God Answers Prayer” examines God’s perspective, including what He expects to happen with His answers, as well as what happens to and through us after He responds, reminding us that an answer to prayer is not an end in itself, but rather God’s way of ushering us into the next phase of our lives.
Does God answers every prayer?
When the answer is “yes,” God answers our prayers and His response is exactly what we asked for; we are overjoyed. When the answer is “no,” this is not what we hoped for, and we frequently interpret the “no” as God having not answered our prayers; when what we pray for does not match God’s will.
What three things did Jesus say about prayer?
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.
How do you make God hear you?
How do you go about practicing listening prayer?
- Bring your request for guidance to God.
- Wait in silence for 10-12 minutes for God to speak to you.
- Write down any Scripture, songs, impressions, or pictures God gives you.
- Share how God spoke to you with your prayer partners and follow God’s will.
Can God hear my prayers?
We are taught in the scriptures that if we address God with faith and real intent, He will always hear our prayers and will answer them; in our hearts, we will feel the confirmation that He does hear us, a sense of peace and calm; and we will also feel that everything will be fine if we follow the Father’s will.
How does God speak to us?
God has communicated with humanity throughout history by speaking audibly to humans, by speaking to us through the glory of His creation, by speaking to us through His Holy Spirit, and by speaking to us through dreams, visions, and our thoughts.
What are the signs of answered prayers?
God Is Answering Your Prayers in 4 Ways
- God Answers Your Prayers Through Scripture. God always speaks through His word.
- God Answers Your Prayers Through Others.
- God May Answer Your Prayers Audibly.
What is the 4 types of prayer?
u201cPrayer is the raising of the mind and heart to God or the requesting of good things from God,u201d writes John Damascene. This definition encompasses the four main types of prayer: adoration, contrition, thanksgiving, and supplication.
Is God obligated to answer prayers?
The truth is that God is under no obligation to respond to any man’s prayer; however, because believers don’t always know how to pray, the Holy Spirit prays u201cfor the saints according to God’s willu201d (Romans 8:26-27).
Why are prayers not answered verses?
– Other versions of this verse begin with u201cdon’t be anxious…u201d instead of u201cBe careful…u201d He who turns away his ear from hearing the Law, his prayer [shall be] abomination.
How did Jesus say prayer?
“When you pray, say: “Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come; give us daily bread; forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us; and do not lead us into temptation,” he said.
What things did Jesus pray for?
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
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.