Category Archives: Prayer A to Z Excerpts

Confidence in God: for 5 Things

  In my last post we learned from the Bible that confidence is a trust, mainly it is a trust in God. Confidence is also having hope, courage, and assurance.  Thus if we have confidence toward God we have hope … Continue reading

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Confidence In the Bible – 5 Basic Meanings

Confidence is an essential ingredient for prayer, as well as for Christian living.  In my study of this topic, I found seven different Hebrew and Greek words that could be translated as confidence (Hebrew: mibtach, betach, and batach; Greek: peitho, … Continue reading

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How to Carry Burdens in Prayer

  When the Holy Spirit gives you a burden He also gives you the responsibility to hold it and carry it along.  For this reason, you must listen closely to the voice of God and give attention to those peculiar … Continue reading

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Keep On In Prayer Even When Your Brain Isn’t Working Well

  This is a comic strip from the Saint Paul Pioneer Press, 3/5/2018.   I laughed when I read this comic strip this morning. I could relate. I haven’t been feeling too good lately, and so my brain isn’t working … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Every Christian Is Called To Reign With Christ in the Heavenly Places

  In previous posts I have written about the Christian’s authority in Christ and about the heavenly places, which is the spirit realm, the place where we reign with Christ. In this post I want to give some reasons why … Continue reading

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What and Where are the Heavenly Places? – Ephesians 1:3, 1:20, 2:6, 3:10, 6:12

  Ephesians 2:6 tells us that all believers reign together in Christ in the “heavenly places.”  The book of Ephesians mentions these heavenly places five different times (Eph. 1:3, 1:20, 2:6, 3:10, and 6:12).  Here are some observations I have … Continue reading

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The Source of Every Christian’s Authority

  What is the source of every Christian’s authority? Well, first of all, let’s examine this authority. Nelson’s Illustrated Bible Dictionary describes authority as “The power or right to do something, particularly to give orders and see that they are … Continue reading

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