Should We Pray For One Another?

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. James 5:16 ESV Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 ESV In a book that I am currently reading,Continue reading “Should We Pray For One Another?”

Praying for God’s will

1 Samuel 3:18 So Samuel told him everything and hid nothing from him. And he said, “It is the LORD. Let him do what seems good to him.” Job 1:21 And he said, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return. The LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; blessedContinue reading “Praying for God’s will”

The Ingredients of Prayer IV: Supplication

We now come to the last ‘spiritual color’ or ingredient of prayers, Supplication. Supplication, according to Benjamin Palmer is a petition in relation to sin, so we ask for forgiveness, which is part of confession that we already looked at. In this blog, we define supplication as to ask, entreat, plead, and beg. To askContinue reading “The Ingredients of Prayer IV: Supplication”

The Ingredients of Prayer III: Thanksgiving

We have already learned that adoration and confession are important ingredients of prayer. We begin our prayer beholding the beauty of God. All prayers consist of praises to God, and humble acknowledgment of our sins. These are the ‘spiritual colors’ of our prayers, as Benjamin Palmer called it. Today, we will learn another one, thanksgiving.Continue reading “The Ingredients of Prayer III: Thanksgiving”

The Ingredients of Prayer II: Confession

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin! For IContinue reading “The Ingredients of Prayer II: Confession”

The Ingredients of Prayer I: Adoration

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.Matthew 6:9 ESV ADORATION is loving worship of God and verbal delighting in God. Prayer must begin with this. We adore Him for His immeasurable greatness and for the beauty of who He is. God’s glory is the chief and final end of ourContinue reading “The Ingredients of Prayer I: Adoration”