Category Archives: Part 3, David to Jehoshaphat

Jehoshaphat’s Prayer—from 2 Chronicles 20:6-12: “We don’t know what to do…”

2 Chronicles 20:6-12 “O Lord God of our fathers, are You not God in heaven, and do You not rule over all the kingdoms of the nations, and in Your hand is there not power and might, so that no … Continue reading

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Learn How to Pray from King Asa: 3 Lessons on Prayer

  2 Chronicles 14:11  And Asa cried out to the LORD his God, and said, “LORD, it is nothing for You to help, whether with many or with those who have no power; help us, O LORD our God, for … Continue reading

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The Prayer of Jabez: For Those Living with Pain

1 Chronicles 4:10  And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I … Continue reading

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Solomon’s First Prayer as King Brought an Unexpected Answer

1 Kings 3:6-9 (also 2 Chron. 1:8-10) And Solomon said: “You have shown great mercy to Your servant David my father, because he walked before You in truth, in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with You; You have continued … Continue reading

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Prayer with No Apparent Answer — from 2 Samuel 12:16

2 Samuel 12:16  David therefore pleaded with God for the child, and David fasted and went in and lay all night on the ground.   Possibly the lowest point in David’s life is recorded in the events surrounding this prayer—given … Continue reading

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King David’s Prayers: The Short and Specific Prayers of David Teach us How to Pray

Most of the recorded prayers of David, except for his Psalms of prayer, are very short and specific.  They teach us how to pray definitely and specifically.   1 Samuel 23: 2-4  Therefore David inquired of the LORD, saying, “Shall … Continue reading

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