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8 Ways to Develop Earnest Prayer for 2019

  On this Christmas day, and soon to begin the New Year, I think it would be a great idea to start developing a more earnest prayer life. Here are some ideas I have put together. Merry Christmas!    Ask … 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 to Carry Burdens in Prayer

  When the Holy Spirit gives you a burden He also gives you the responsibility to hold it and carry it along.  For this reason, you must listen closely to the voice of God and give attention to those peculiar … Continue reading

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Fasting: A Great Prayer Aid with Continual Rewards

  Those who are serious about prayer and about doing the will of God will use this great prayer aid. It is the best way I know of to detach yourself from earthly, sinful things and to keep your physical … Continue reading

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Ezra’s Prayer of Great Humility and Grief — Ezra 9:5-15

Shortly after Ezra and the people who were with him arrived in Jerusalem (exiles who returned with Ezra, Ezra 8), some of the leaders of the people of Israel came to Ezra and reported that their people, including the priests … Continue reading

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Ezra Prayed for God’s Protection and Guidance — Ezra 8:21, 23

  Ezra 8:21, 23 Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, to seek from Him the right way for us and our little ones and all our possessions…23 … Continue reading

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Prayer and Fasting Gave Daniel Understanding

    In the tenth chapter of Daniel, we read that Daniel lacked understanding of what would happen to Israel in the last days (Dan. 10:14), and so he began fasting.  In his fast he did not eat any tasty … Continue reading

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