Tag Archives: desire in prayer

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

Posted in Part 5, Practice of Prayer, Prayer A to Z Excerpts, Zenith of Prayer | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Part 3, Principles of Prayer, Prayer A to Z Excerpts, Zenith of Prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Length of Prayer, Prayer A to Z Excerpts | Tagged , , | 37 Comments

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

Posted in Length of Prayer, Prayer A to Z Excerpts | Tagged , , , | 13 Comments

Earnest Prayer

An excerpt from Prayer A to Z. Generally speaking, to be earnest means to be sincere and serious.  When one prays with earnestness, he prays showing deep sincerity or seriousness; thus, he is determined, fervent and intense in his prayers.  … Continue reading

Posted in Earnestness in Prayer, Prayer A to Z Excerpts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Desire in Prayer–Four Ways Desire Aids Us in Prayer

The following is an except from my book Prayer A to Z:  The way I see it, the way God gets a hold of us and brings us to into prayer is by first creating in us a desire for … Continue reading

Posted in Earnestness in Prayer, Prayer A to Z Excerpts | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments