Prayer for Healing From the Bible: How to Pray for the Sick

Prayer For Healing

Are there certain ways in which Christians ought to pray for the sick?  What can we learn from the Bible on how to pray for the sick to be healed?Prayer is CommandedMatthew 7:7 “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.”Jesus doesn’t suggest that we should pray but tells us to ask, seek, and knock.  Imagine a child looking for his or her mother in the house.  First the child asks his mother for something but doesn’t know where she … [Read more...]

5 Prayers to Help With Anxiety or Stress

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What prayers can we use to help us deal with our anxieties or stress?  What examples can we find in the Bible?  How can you write your own prayer or psalm?David, Man of Stress and Anxieties If ever there were a man who had to deal with constant stress and anxieties, it was David during his flight for his life from Saul.  King Saul was relentless in his pursuit of David and some estimates were that this was a 15 to 20 year chase! Imagine that, running for your life for nearly two decades an … [Read more...]

Serenity Prayer: What is This Prayer? What Can We Learn From It?

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.

Maybe you have heard of the Serenity Prayer.  What is the meaning to Christians?  Are there biblical principles from which we may learn from this prayer?Serenity Prayer The prayer has 11 more lines to it but here is the first section of the Serenity Prayer that most people are familiar with:God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.The word serenity can mean being in a state of t … [Read more...]

7 Prayers for Strength Today

Strength Prayers

We all need strength at times.  What prayers from the Bible are helpful for us when we need to be strengthened?  Here are 7 prayers for strength.Ephesians 3:14-16  “For this reason I bow my knees before the Father,  from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,  that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being.”If anyone needed strength in the New Testament, it was Paul.  He had been beaten, flogged … [Read more...]


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