Category Archives: Prayer A to Z Excerpts

Holiness of Abiding

  Pleasing God is the element in abiding that we will consider here. I have called it holiness because that is exactly how we please Him—by our holiness. In 1 John 3:22 we find that the promise of answered prayer … Continue reading

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The Obedience of Abiding

    Abiding is not just meditating on His Word and delighting in Him, and not just focusing on trying to bear fruit. It involves the action of complete obedience.  The whole reason why we meditate on His Word is … Continue reading

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The Focus of Abiding

  The focus of the abiding Christian is to bear fruit—that is, to bring forth in his life all the good things of God. Thus, when he abides, in his spirit (or in his attitude) he is filled with the … Continue reading

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The Meditation of Abiding

    Abiding I believe is the key to receiving regular and many answers to prayer. For Jesus says to us in John 15:7, “If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you shall ask whatever you … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why We Should Want To Receive Answers to Prayer

  Here are some wonderful reason why we should want to receive answers to prayer—and I got a lot of help here from E. M. Bounds, a great author.  1. God’s answers to prayer shows evidence of the existence of … Continue reading

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Do’s And Don’ts of an Extended Prayer Time

  Here is step four and five, out of six, on how to have an extended prayer time, consisting of some do’s and don’ts.  4. Consider doing the following things to aid you in prayer. I have already, in previous … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Your Heart for Prayer

  Here is step three of six on how to have an extended prayer time. The entire title of this third step is…   Know How to Prepare Your Heart for Prayer and How to Respond to God’s Call to … Continue reading

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