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9 Descriptions of Prayer by Various Authors

  Prayer is so very basic, yet it is also so deep and boundless in it meaning. In my reading I have found nine different descriptions of prayer.  1. Prayer is asking and receiving. According to E.M. Bounds, “Prayer is the … Continue reading

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What Is the Meaning of Prayer?

  There are so many different views on the meaning of prayer.  One author, John R. Rice, says that prayer is nothing but petition.  He insists that prayer is not meditation or communion or spiritual enjoyment or praise or confession … Continue reading

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The Meditation of Abiding

    Abiding I believe is the key to receiving regular and many answers to prayer. For Jesus says to us in John 15:7, “If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you shall ask whatever you … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why We Should Want To Receive Answers to Prayer

  Here are some wonderful reason why we should want to receive answers to prayer—and I got a lot of help here from E. M. Bounds, a great author.  1. God’s answers to prayer shows evidence of the existence of … 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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Choosing Trouble Instead of Comfort

  Yielding to the way of trouble (when we know it is God’s will) may sound a little odd or even crazy, but God uses trouble for our good.  He uses it to discipline and correct us, to keep us … Continue reading

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