Category Archives: Necessity of Prayer

Why Prayer is Necessary: #9 – To Carry Out God’s Work

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God is at work in heaven and on earth. He works in heaven through Christ who sits at His Father’s right hand, and He works on earth through the Holy Spirit in us.  God’s work…

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Why Prayer is Necessary: #8 – For Obtaining the Power of the Holy Spirit

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We know that the person of the Holy Spirit dwells in the heart of every believer (Romans 8:9); however, every believer does not seem to possess the power of the Spirit.  Some live every day…

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Why Prayer is Necessary: #7 – To Obtain Freedom from Anxiety

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Anxiety is a terrible thing.  It is a state of uneasiness and worry, of fearfulness and dread.  But prayer can make it all go away; when you pray God will help you to see that…

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Why Prayer is Necessary: #6 – To Obtain Mercy and Grace

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Jesus Christ, our great High Priest, is fully human and fully God.  The human side of Him makes Him able to be sympathetic and merciful toward us, and the God side of Him makes Him…

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Why Prayer is Necessary: #5 – To Obtain Fullness of Joy

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Jesus said in John 16:24, “Until now you have asked for nothing in My name; ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be made full.”  The teaching here is that when we ask…

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Why Prayer is Necessary: #4 – To Obtain Good Things

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God really wants us to have things—many things.  But He wants us to have only those things that are good for us.  Sometimes we will desire something, and it really does seems to be a…

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Why Prayer is Necessary: #3 – To Help Us Stand Firm Against the Devil

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Jesus said, “Watch and pray, that you may not enter into temptation; the Spirit is willing but the flesh is weak” (Matt. 26:41).  Jesus knew that prayer was absolutely necessary to resist temptation, that without…

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Why Prayer Is Necessary: #2 – For Spiritual Growth 

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Prayer helps in these four areas of spiritual growth: 1. Growth in understanding God’s ways.?? In James 1:5 it says, “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all…

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Why Prayer is Necessary: #1 – To Obtain Personal Salvation

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Is prayer really necessary? Some people say that prayer is just a type of meditation to make us feel better and to lull us into a false sense of security.  Others say that since God…

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10 Reasons Why Prayer is Necessary

  Death Valley Some people say that prayer is just a type of meditation to make us feel better and to lull us into a false sense of security.  Others say that since God is loving and good, He will … Continue reading

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