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Praying to Know the Power of Prayer

During the first couple of years I walked with the Lord, my prayers went something like this: “God, help me get that job.” “Jesus, please heal my throat.” “Lord, send ...

Praying to Forgive Yourself, God, and Others

I struggled with forgiving my mother for years. Even after I became an adult she continued to be abusive, and I had to forgive her on a daily basis. Sometimes ...

Praying to Say Yes to God Each Day of Your Life

When you buy a house you first make a large down payment. Then, to keep the house, you must make a smaller payment every time it comes due. You can’t ...

Praying to Be Able to Walk in Faith

What if this Jesus thing is all a hoax? I thought to myself in horror one day nearly two years after I accepted Christ as Savior. What if none of ...

Praying to Know the Power of Prayer

During the first couple of years I walked with the Lord, my prayers went something like this: “God, help me get that job.” “Jesus, please heal my throat.” “Lord, send ...

Praying to Know God as Lord Over Every Area of your Life

Once I’d begun to know God as Savior, as Father, and as Holy Spirit, I found I needed to expose many areas of my life to His influence. This was ...

Praying to Move On with the Lord

“I’m still on shaky ground,” I said to myself as I drove to church one Sunday morning nearly a year after coming to know the Lord. Even though my life ...

Praying to Have Fellowship with Other Believers

One evening, years after we were married, Michael and I had a heated argument as we were getting ready to go to a friend’s house for dinner. We had misinterpreted ...

Prayer Helps You Forgive Others

“You’re worthless, and you’ll never amount to anything,” my mother said as she pushed me into the little closet underneath the stairway and slammed the door. “Now stay in there ...

The Prayer of Submission Brings God’s Benefits

Some people give God total access to the home of their being right away. Others leave Him standing in the entryway indefinitely. Many people do as I did and allow ...

The Prayer of Release Brings Freedom from Blaming God

My husband and I have a friend who is gifted in many ways, but he has shut God out of his life, blaming Him for a car accident in which ...

The Prayer of Praise

I used to hurry into the church twenty minutes late on Sunday morning. By the time I found a seat and settled into it, the worship and praise time was ...

The Prayer of Promise Brings Provision in Jesus’ Name

Imagine the power of Jesus’ name for those who know and love Him. Certain guarantees and rewards are inherent in simply acknowledging the name of Jesus. For example, the Bible ...

The Prayer of Praise

I used to hurry into the church twenty minutes late on Sunday morning. By the time I found a seat and settled into it, the worship and praise time was ...

The Prayer of Blessing

One year I gave my six-year-old daughter, Amanda, a small, decorative box. Inside it I put a small piece of jewelry that she had been wanting for a long time. ...

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