Tag Archives: Wesley Duewel

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 Meditation on the Word Helps Us Approach the Throne of God with Confidence

  In this post we will first discuss prayer as approaching the throne with confidence, and how mediation aids us in that process.  Next, just briefly, we will talk about Jesus as our High Priest and how He gives us … Continue reading

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Prayer Burdens: 6 ways to Prepare for them

One of the roles of the Holy Spirit is to bring us His own prayer burden. But in order to receive that Holy Spirit burden—so that we can pray for the world with the burden of the Spirit—our heart must … Continue reading

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Earnest Prayer: a study of the Greek word ektenos

  According to Thayer’s Greek Lexicon, this Greek word “[comes] from a verb which means to ‘stretch out the hand,’ thus it means to be stretched out.”  In prayer, it conveys the idea of praying fervently, without ceasing and not … Continue reading

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The Intercession of Jesus Christ: Ten Particulars Regarding His Intercession for Us

Christ is the person of God who intercedes for believers (and for those who will become believers) before the Father in heaven.  Here, in ten points, is a picture of His intercession. 1.  He is our High Priest.  God the Father … Continue reading

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God’s Ten Purposes for Prayer

    This is an excerpt from my book Purpose of Prayer.  You can get it as an e-book at my website. 1.  Prayer is God’s idea as the way to acquire salvation.  Whether it is verbal prayer or a … Continue reading

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Eight Descriptions of Fasting

The following is an excrept from my e-book Prayer A to Z.    Eight Descriptions of Fasting 1.  It is abstaining from food for spiritual purposes.  The Hebrew word for fast (tsuwn) means “to cover the mouth.”  The Greek word (nesteia) … Continue reading

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