Top 7 Bible Verses About Prayer and Praying

Bible Verses About Prayer

We are commanded to always pray so what are some of the top Bible verses on prayer and how might they help you be more consistent in prayer?Prayer is… Prayer has been described as having a long talk with a great God.  It is pouring out your heart to God about all your desires, needs, and requests for others.  I believe every prayer should begin with praising our great God.  Then we should be pouring out our thanks to Him in gratitude for all that He has already done. Next, we should make our … [Read more...]

How To Prepare a Sermon: 7 Important Steps

How To Prepare A Sermon

If you were preparing a sermon, what steps would you take?  Here are 7 important steps that could help you prepare in giving a sermon.The Essential of Prayer There is nothing more important in life than prayer and so how much more important is prayer in sermon preparation?  Our ultimate Teacher is the Holy Spirit and so ask God the Holy Spirit to enlighten you, to guide you, and give you insight into what the message should be about.  I have read some Bible chapters and verses and then, all … [Read more...]

How Did Jesus Pray According to the Bible?

How Did Jesus Say To Pray

How did Jesus pray?  What was His customary style when He did pray?  What can we learn from Jesus’ example of praying?A Man of Prayer Jesus was a Man of prayer and often prayed all night and did so in privacy, usually going up a mountain and in privacy.  Instead of my telling you how Jesus prayed, why not let the Scriptures themselves reveal how Jesus prayed because I am human and am highly prone and subject to error.  If it’s in the Bible, we know its right; therefore here are some Scriptu … [Read more...]

What Does Praying Without Ceasing Mean in the Bible?

Praying Without Ceasing

Paul speaks about praying without ceasing or stopping?  How is this possible in the life of the Christian?  Let’s examine from the Bible what it means to pray without ceasing.What is Prayer? I know this sounds like a question that is obvious, but permit me to go a bit deeper on what the word prayer means.  Prayer is not repeating a bunch of words using language that goes over certain words to make them sound grand.  Prayer is really just talking to God.  It is speaking with God, reverently o … [Read more...]

What Is Intercessory Prayer? How Are Christians To Use This Type of Prayer?

What is Intercessory Prayer

What is intercessory prayer?  How does it work?  How are Christians supposed to pray this type of prayer?The Intercessor Because of Jesus’ death we have access to the throne of heaven and to God the Father and “Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.  For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without si … [Read more...]

A Powerful Prayer for God’s Protection With Commentary

What are some of the most powerful prayers in the Bible?  They are the Psalms.  Here is one from Psalm 91 that is one of the most desperate cries for protection that we can pray back to God.Psalm 91 A Prayer for ProtectionThis psalm appears to be a prayer for protection for God’s people against the terrors and the ever-present dangers that surround God’s people daily but could also apply to missionaries who are overseas and fighting against spiritual attacks from the enemies, it could be … [Read more...]