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LORD, TEACH ME TO PRAY (4)

Your prayer style should be consistent with the way God designed you. Yes, you can learn from people who are more experienced in prayer than you are, but you need to be careful not to make them your standard, or...

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LORD, TEACH ME TO PRAY (3)

God is far too creative to insist that every person interact with Him in exactly the same way. He designed each of us differently. There are prayer principles that apply to all of us, but God leads each of us...

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LORD, TEACH ME TO PRAY (2)

One of the dangers of being involved in God’s work is that you can go for weeks, or even months without praying. In a survey of a thousand pastors, half acknowledged that they often went for long periods without taking...

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LORD, TEACH ME TO PRAY (1)

In his book, With Christ in the School of Prayer, Andrew Murray writes: “None can teach like Jesus…therefore we call on Him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray.’ A pupil needs a teacher who knows his work, who has the gift...

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Don’t just pray – believe!

One of the dangers in praying is not expecting God to answer. The Bible says, ‘Without faith no one can please God. We must believe…God is real and…he rewards everyone who searches for him’ (Hebrews 11:6 CEV). The only currency...

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When you pray

When Jesus was baptized the Bible says, ‘While He prayed…the Holy Spirit descended…upon Him…and a voice…from heaven…said, “You are My beloved Son; in You I am well pleased”’ (vv. 21-22 NKJV). After the crucifixion the disciples ‘prayed with a single...

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How to pray for other people

Paul prayed for 3 things to be given to those he loved. So when you’re not sure how to pray for other people, what better example than this one where he asks God to give Timothy: (1) Grace: Peter says,...

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Pray with the Right Motives

Here are two mistakes we make when it comes to praying. 1) We focus on our failures. Therefore we pray without faith and confidence (see 1 John 3:21-22). 2) We fail to examine our motives. The psalmist wrote, ‘Search me,...

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Pray Every Day

The famous evangelist R.A. Torrey said two of the greatest secrets to effective prayer lay in: 1) Studying the Word of God and finding His will as revealed in the promises. 2) Taking these promises and spreading them out before...

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Pray for Understanding

Have you ever wondered why God made King Solomon the richest man in his day? Here’s the answer: ‘God said … “Because you … have not asked long life for yourself, nor have asked riches for yourself … but have...