Since God knows what we need before we ask, why do we need to pray? – Child Evangelism Fellowship
We need to pray because we have an enemy, the devil, who wants to rob us of good things, according to 1 Thessalonians 5:17. Prayer is God’s way for us to receive what we need from Him (Heb. 4:16). We also need to pray because we have an enemy, the devil, who wants to rob us of good things.
Should we still pray knowing that God knows what we need even before we ask for them?
God doesn’t need your prayers because He already knows what you need before you ask, but we desperately need Him in our lives; our prayers are a proactive act of faith on our part, and we must be willing to wrestle with our faith at God’s footstools in order to say, “Thy will be done.”
Does God meet our needs?
u201cMy God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus,u201d says Philippians 4:19. God is our all-powerful, all-compassionate, all-wise, and all-loving heavenly Father, who loves us so much that He gave His son Jesus Christ as a sacrifice for our salvation.
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.
Does the Bible say do not be like them?
Do not be like them; your Father knows what you need before you ask; your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven; for if you forgive men their sins, your heavenly Father will forgive you; but if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive you.
Does prayer change God?
We, like Abraham, frequently pray for things. u201cI, the Lord, do not change.u201d (Malachi 3:6) The idea of praying to change God’s will is arrogant, as it implies that we know better than God. In Gethsemane, Jesus set the example by praying for God’s will to be done, not His own.
Why pray if God’s will is done?
We pray not to be in control, but to be open to the blessings of peace, understanding, insight, confidence, and strength that the Lord is ready and willing to bestow, so that we can move forward better able to navigate the next curveball that lifeu2014not necessarily the Lordu2014throws at us.
How do you ask God for your needs?
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.
What are the most powerful Bible verses?
My Top 10 Bible Verse Powerhouses
- 1 Corinthians 15:19. If our only hope in this life is in Christ, we will be the most miserable of all men.
- Hebrews 13:6. So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper
- I will not be afraid.”
- Matthew 6:26.
- Proverbs 3:5-6.
- 1 Corinthians 15:58.
- John 16:33.
- Matthew 6:31-33.
Does God meet us where we are at?
God meets us where we are, but He doesn’t leave us there; He isn’t in the business of kicking us when we’re down; instead, He wants to lift us up to where He is. Some people today believe that tolerance means they can believe, act, and be whatever they want.
How do I hear what God wants me to do?
What Is The Best Way To Hear God’s Voice?
- Humble yourself and get down on your knees.
- Pray for God to reveal Himself to you in a way that can’t be missed.
- Use my “Prayer To Hear God’s Voice” below.
- Ask God to speak to you, in the name of Jesus.
Can I ask God for faith?
Ask God to increase your faith because it is impossible to please God without faith (11:6), but it is possible to please Him with faith! An increased faith yields an increased desire to please God, crushing any desire to please man.
Does God want to hear from us?
u201cThis is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us,u201d says First John 5:14. Prayer’s power comes from faith in a powerful God, and it will draw you closer to Him as you trust Him with your heart.
Is God pleased when we pray?
When you pray, God listens, and he is delighted to hear your prayers, just as a grandfather is delighted when his grandchild climbs into his lap.
Can anyone of you by worrying?
The passage is translated as follows in the King James Version of the Bible: “Which of you, by thinking, can add one cubit unto his stature?” The passage is translated as follows in the World English Bible: “Which of you, by being anxious, can add one moment to his lifespan?”
Where in the Bible does it say not to pray?
Then, in Exodus 14:15, God essentially tells Moses, “Stop praying!” Now, as a pastor who preaches on prayer all the time, I find that very interesting, and I will state unequivocally that I would never tell anyone to stop praying.