Category Archives for Prayer

Jacob’s Last Prayer

    Jacob's Prayer - The Last Prayer of Jacob

    Jacob’s Model Prayer Genesis 32:9-12 After 20-years, Jacob was heading home to the land God promised his grandfather Abraham. Jacob was obeying God’s command to return home, so he was in the will of God. But he was scared, so he prayed. This post examines Jacob’s prayer. He had just been confronted by his father-in-law […]

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    Daniel Gave Thanks – What Would You Do?

      Daniel 6:10 - Daniel Gave Thanks to God

      – A Thanksgiving prayer based on the life of Daniel (see Daniel 6:1-13) when he continued openly giving thanks to God after it had been made illegal to do so.

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      How to Pray According to God’s Will by Praying Scripture

        How to Pray According to God's Will

        Learn how to supercharge your prayer life by praying Scripture. Know you are praying in accordance with God’s Will by praying Bible based prayers.

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        How to Add Power to Group Prayer

          How to Add Power to Group Prayer

          3-Reasons Group Prayer Often Fails Have you ever been desperate for God to answer a prayer? Perhaps you asked all your friends and family to “Pray for me.” Maybe you made a group prayer request at church, saying “I need prayer.” But nothing happened; your prayer went unanswered. There are many reasons why God may […]

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          The Healing Faith of Blind Bartimaeus – Mark 10:46-52

            Healing Faith of Blind Bartimaeus

            Mark 10:46-52 tells us about the healing faith of a blind man, named Bartimaeus.  My last post demonstrated the need to be specific when you pray, based on a parallel passage in Matthew 20:30-34.  Matthew spoke of two blind men who cried out for mercy, and Jesus asking them what they wanted before He healed […]

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            Be Specific When You Pray

              Pray Specifically

              We must be specific in prayer – 2 blind men asked Jesus for mercy. He healed their sight only after they were specific in their request to open their eyes. Matthew 20:30-34

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              Daniel Gave Thanks – What Would You Do?

                Daniel 6:10 - Daniel Gave Thanks to God

                Daniel 6:1-13 tells of a time when wicked men, jealous of Daniel’s advancement, sought a false pretext against Daniel to discredit him so he would be removed from his position of power.  They knew he was too diligent, honest, and faithful to find any real fault.  So, they convinced the king to make it illegal […]

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                Will You Stand in the Gap before God?

                  Will you Stand in the Gap and intercede? - Ezekiel 22:30-31

                  Ezekiel 22:30-31 God is looking for intercessors who will stand in the gap before Him and intercede for those who deserve judgment. Will you answer His call?

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                  Psalm 94 – A Prayer for Today

                    Psalm 94:20 - Wicked Rulers Devise Evil Laws

                    Can wicked rulers be allied with You, those who frame injustice by statute? They band together against the life of the righteous and condemn the innocent to death. (Psalm 94:20-21 / ESV) Do these verses remind you of a nation you know? Many European nations rejected God decades ago.  Now America is speeding down the […]

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                    Why Did Jesus Curse the Fig Tree?

                      Why Jesus Cursed the Fig Tree

                      Have you ever wondered why Jesus cursed the fig tree? (Matthew 21:17-21 and Mark 11:12-24) My daughter-in-law asked me why Jesus cursed the fig tree.  I think many people wonder the same thing.  I must admit, the last time I read it, I thought, “Poor fig tree. It wasn’t its fault; it wasn’t fig season […]

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