Category Archives: Earnestness in Prayer

Earnest Prayer: a study of the Greek word ektenos

  According to Thayer’s Greek Lexicon, this Greek word “[comes] from a verb which means to ‘stretch out the hand,’ thus it means to be stretched out.”  In prayer, it conveys the idea of praying fervently, without ceasing and not … Continue reading

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Earnest Prayer

The following article is an excerpt from this book.   Generally speaking, to be earnest means to be sincere and serious.  When one prays with earnestness, he prays showing deep sincerity or seriousness; thus, he is determined, fervent and intense … Continue reading

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Desire in Prayer–Four Ways Desire Aids Us in Prayer

The following article is an excerpt from this book.   The way I see it, the way God gets a hold of us and brings us to into prayer is by first creating in us a desire for Himself and … Continue reading

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