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How to Get God’s Attention: 3 Ideas

  The whole idea of petition is to approach God’s throne to try to get Him to hear us so that He may give us what we desire.  This is one of the chief principles of prayer, and it is … Continue reading

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Why do we need to pray with confidence?

Why do we need to pray with confidence? God knows we are human. Why can’t we just pray the way we want? This is an important question. I suppose we could pray any way we want, but where would it … Continue reading

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Jesus Prayed When His Soul Was Troubled — John 12:27-28

Though Jesus was fully God, He was also fully human and in need of constant prayer. Jesus prayed the following prayer on the second day of the Passover feast, the day after His triumphal entry.   John 12:27-28 “Now My … Continue reading

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5 Biblical Reasons Why Answers to Prayer Are Important

  There are many reasons why God wants us to receive answers from Him when we pray. Here are five biblical reasons:    1.  God has made it our nature to ask in prayer in order that we may receive. … Continue reading

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On Six Occasions Nehemiah Asked God to Remember

Yes, Nehemiah asked God four times to remember his deeds, and twice to remember his enemies. Throughout the book of Nehemiah, Nehemiah continued to be a good servant-leader and did many good deeds for the people.  For as it happened … Continue reading

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Nehemiah Fought His Enemies by Prayer

  When Nehemiah and his men began to rebuild the walls, they encountered great resistance from Sanbalet (a Samaritan), from Arabs, from the Ammonites, and from the Ashdodites; and they conspired together to attack Jerusalem and create confusion. But Nehemiah … Continue reading

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Nehemiah’s Quick Silent Prayer before the King — Nehemiah 2:4

One day when Nehemiah was mourning over the broken down walls of Jerusalem, and was looking quite despondent in front of the king, the king asked him why he was sad. Though he was dreadfully afraid to say anything, he … Continue reading

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Nehemiah Asked God to be Attentive to His Prayer — Nehemiah 1:5-11

Nehemiah was the king’s cupbearer.  And since he was always busy serving the king, he had little contact with or news of his people in Israel.  But one day he saw one of his brethren who had come with men … Continue reading

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Answers to Prayer Bring Glory to God: Quote by E. M. Bounds

  The act of prayer, the obedience of prayer, does not necessarily bring God glory.  Prayer is what is expected of us; but it is the answers that come from our prayers that bring Him glory and us joy.  The … Continue reading

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E. M. Bounds, On What Answers to Prayer Does for Us

1. Answers to prayer gives us proof of His existence. Says E. M. Bounds, “There is no proof so clear and demonstrative that God exists than prayer and its answers.” 2. Answers to prayer gives us confidence that we have … Continue reading

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