Category Archives: Importune Prayer

The Great Demand for Importune Prayer

  From what I have discovered from my study, there seems to be two main aspects of importune prayer: it is urgent, and it has a dogged persistence.  Each of these has their own demands.  Urgency is demanded because of … Continue reading

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The Importune Prayers of Elijah and Daniel

  We will continue our study of Importunity in prayer with two more holy men, Elijah and Daniel.   Elijah’s Prayer, 1 Kings 18:41- 45  Now Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink; for there is the sound … Continue reading

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The Importune Prayers of Two Holy Men, Abraham and Moses

  In this blog post we will take a look at the importune prayers of two holy men—Abraham and Moses.   Abraham’s prayer, from Genesis 18:22-33  Then the men turned away from there and went toward Sodom, while Abraham was … Continue reading

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Importunity in Prayer–From Two Biblical Stories

  Generally speaking importune prayer is persistent prayer and demanding prayer. Read these two biblical stories and then please check out my brief findings.   The healing of a Canaanite woman’s daughter—Matthew 15:21-28   Then Jesus went out from there and … Continue reading

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What is Importune Prayer? 6 Answers

  True prayer is prayer with importunity.  The word “importunity” is a King James word used in Luke 11:8.  It is translated now in most other versions as “persistence,” however I think importunity is really a fuller and better word.  Well, here in five points, is … Continue reading

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Four Ways the Holy Spirit Motivates Us to Pray With Importunity

  Importune prayer is prayer that is aroused and energized by the Holy Spirit.  According to E. M. Bounds,  It [importune prayer] is not an impulse of energy, not a mere earnestness of soul; it is an inwrought force, a … Continue reading

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Four Reasons Why Prayer Takes Time and Why Persistent Prayer is Necessary

 It almost always takes time for prayers to be answered; therefore, prayers need to continue with persistence.  But why is that true?  Why can’t God answer prayers immediately?  Well, He can, and He sometimes does if He wants to perform … Continue reading

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