Posts Tagged ‘ Prayer ’

VerseD: Numbers 6:24-26

The Lord  bless you and keep you;  the Lord  make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you;  the Lord  lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.
Numbers 6:24‭-‬26, ESV

May we find God’s peace, grace, and forgiveness through Jesus Christ and live in such a way to One Day hear “Well done.”

VerseD: James 5:13

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.
James 5:13, ESV

As the Church, we should pray and mourn with those who suffer and celebrate and sing with those who are happy.
It shows God’s love and compassion with all people.

VerseD: Matthew 6:7-8

“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.”
Matthew 6:7‭-‬8, ESV

God does not need long prayers, but He does enjoy speaking with us. We can ask over and over, but He does know our hearts and requests as well as what we need.
He wants our devotion and to give us what we need.

VerseD: Mark 11:24

Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
Mark 11:24, ESV

Whatever we ask for as we seek the Father’s will, God will give us without hesitation.

VerseD: 8:26

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.
Romans 8:26, ESV

When life is so difficult and painful that it hurts to even think, God encourages and empowers us to seek Him who knows our wants, needs, and hurts. Then we have the peace of God, even when life is bad.

VerseD: Philippians 4:7

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:7, ESV

The peace of God comes from regular communication with God: reading the Bible, praying to God, and interacting with His Church.

VerseD: 1 Peter 3:12

“For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”
1 Peter 3:12, ESV

We can have peace knowing that God hears our prayers, and they will be mixed with incense and God’s wrath against the evil doers at the end. (Revelation 5:8, 8:3-5)

VerseD: Luke 6:28

bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.
Luke 6:28, ESV

Retaliation and complaining are not the Chrisitian way, because we know that apart from Christ their comeuppance will be eternal. Therfore, we show grace and mercy toward those who mock and abuse us and our Lord.

VerseD: Mark 9:23

And Jesus said to him, “‘If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.”
Mark 9:23, ESV

Our God is a God of miracles. Ask Him to stretch out His mighty hand and do what seems impossible, and see what He may do.

VerseD: Hebrews 4:16

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
Hebrews 4:16, ESV

We have access to the throne of God through the work of Christ and by the Holy Spirit, so whether we face hardship, persecution, a desire to share the gospel, or want to say thank You: we can speak to God.