Prayer, Fasting and Seeking God
Prayer is how believers communicate and fellowship with God. Topics like fasting, worship and the Lord’s Prayer are covered here by Ministrymaker’s expert contributors.
“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” – Martin Luther
- 10 Reasons Christians Don’t Pray
The average Christian spends less than 10 minutes per day in prayer. Jesus said we should always pray and not to faint. Why don’t we spend more time in prayer?
- 12 Hindrances to Prayer
To have an effective prayer life we must remove all hindrances to our prayers. If our prayer life isn’t fruitful we must find the root cause and reverse it.
- 2 Chronicles 7:1-3 – When Solomon Finished Praying
Praying through! When Solomon had finished praying. At the dedication of the temple, Solomon prayed until he had finished – he prayed until God released him.
- Expressions of Worship
Worship should be the focus of every Christian. Worship will be the primary focus in heaven. Here we will be sharing some Biblical expressions of worship.
- Guidelines to Fasting and Prayer
Fasting is an example set for us by Jesus. As Christians, we can’t go wrong following His example.
- He’s Able Lyrics
He’s able, He’s able,
I know He’s able, I know my Lord is able to carry me through.
- How to Begin Time with God in Prayer
Being a Christian is about having relationship with God. It’s all about getting to know our Lord and Savior. We should all strive to have daily time with Him.
- How to Build Faith in Prayer
Faith is a great asset to an effective prayer life. If unbelief is a hindrance then faith promotes powerful praying.
- How to Pray in the Spirit
Praying in the Spirit has always been a subject of controversy. We all need the help of the Holy Spirit to pray. Dr. Linton explains How to Pray in the Spirit.
- How to Pray Like Jesus
Every Christian should desire to be more like Jesus. One of the most effective ways to be more like Him is to emulate His prayer life.
- If You Could ask God for Anything
If you could ask God for whatever you wanted, what would you ask for? When asked such a question, the first thing that enters our minds reveals our priorities.
- Is Prayerlessness a Sin?
When we fail to pray for people, even those in rebellion, we sin against the Lord! Prayerlessness, not praying, is to sin against our Lord.
- Keys to Effective Praying
What are the secrets to having an effective prayer life? The goal of prayer is seeing God’s will implemented in the affairs of men. Effective praying is possible.
- My Personal Prayer Time
This is an outline of my personal time in prayer each day. Hopefully, it will give you a place to start in your own personal journey with God in prayer.
- Persistence in Prayer
Persistence in prayer is praying through – praying until you have the answer you are seeking from God. Never Quit – Never become fainthearted or give up praying.
- Positioning Yourself to Hear the Voice of God
Hearing from God is a must if we are going to pursue Him, His will and be all He has called us to be and do. God is still speaking today, we must simply tune into His voice.
- Praying in the Will of God
Knowing how to pray in the will of God is a must for all Christians. Many of us spend a lot of time praying for things that may or may not be what God wants.
- Praying Scripture
There’s power in praying God’s Word. God’s Word brings life, light and the Holy Spirit into every life and situation. God’s Word is the sword of the Spirit and it cuts to the heart of things.
- Preparing to Worship
Worship is something we choose to do, even when we don’t feel like it.
- Spiritual Warfare: Binding the Strong Man in Prayer
To accomplish anything in the natural or spiritual realm, we must engage in a spiritual warfare. We must first bind the strong man then we will spoil his house.
- The Authority of the Believer
God has given the church authority and victory in both the natural and spiritual realms where He is head over all things. It’s high time we exercise our authority.
- The Importance of Using Scripture in Prayer
I have found that praying scripture is the best way to pray. God’s Word is so much more powerful than anything I could ever say to Him of myself.
- The Lord’s Prayer
Prayer should be the very heartbeat of the Christian life, and the Lord’s prayer is a perfect example of how we should pray.
- The Power of Praise
There is tremendous power in praise. Praise can do miraculous things in, through and for us. Let’s make praise and worship an integral part of our life.
- The Purpose of Praise and Worship
Praise and worship should be a part of every Christian’s life, but there are also clear Biblical reasons to worship God.
- When God Says No
There are an abundance of scripture about God answering prayer. God at times says no in answer to prayer. When He does so, He always has our good in view.