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Failure in Prayer – Part 1

    Failure in prayer I think is mainly due to our failure in getting to prayer—because of our laziness and lack of discipline. But there can also be a failure in prayer even when we are disciplined to pray—because … Continue reading

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How Abiding In the Word Brings Desire in Prayer – 5 Steps

  If you are having some difficulty knowing how to abide in the Word, or knowing how abiding works to bring about desire, here are five steps to follow that I think will be helpful.  Contemplate.  Before I pray I … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Deepen Your Desire in Prayer

  Desire is the beginning and the basis of prayer. We cannot pray at all without desire. Now if you want to really deepen your prayer life, you must deepen your desire in prayer. Here are five ways to do … Continue reading

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How Desire Helps Prayer Gain the Answers

  M. Bounds has said, “It is the ardor created by desire that burns its way to the throne of mercy and gains its plea.” Again, Bounds said of desire, “This holy and fervid flame in the soul awakens the … Continue reading

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How Desire Helps Us Pray

When we desire and seek God, He brings us into a love relationship with Him—a relationship of a son or daughter to a father.  As our Father He desires to give us all the things we need.  As a son … Continue reading

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9 Descriptions of Prayer by Various Authors – Part 3

  Prayer is very basic, yet very deep. It is quite simple, yet at the same time, very complex. In my reading I have found nine descriptions of prayer by various authors. In my last two blog articles we found … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Pray With Sincerity – Part 2

  Sincere prayer is without hypocrisy, or without putting on a show for others and without pretending to be something we are not (Matt. 6:5). Sincere prayer is honest, open, authentic, and transparent.  This kind of prayer is so important … Continue reading

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How to Pray with Earnestness — 3 Steps

God has given us prayer, a vehicle to call upon Him, because He knows that we will always have needs. We have little needs, average size needs, and sometimes huge needs.  Sometimes our needs can wait, but sometimes our needs … Continue reading

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4 Tips on How to Pray For Longer than an Hour

 If you are planning to pray for a long period of time–say, for more than an hour–here are four tips:    1.  Follow desire.  Believe that God wants you to pray long and that He will give you a continuing … Continue reading

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How Long Should We Pray? – Seven Guidelines

  No one should tell another how long he should pray.  But most of us, I would guess, would say that when we pray we don’t pray long enough.  The best thing I can say on this is that when … Continue reading

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