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Praying prayers that God can answer – Part 2 0

Praying prayers that God can answer – Part 2

Posted by on Nov 18, 2019 in Today's Teaching

TEXT: ‘We are sure of this that he will listen to us whenever we ask him for anything in line with his will.  And if we really know he is listening when we talk to him and make our requests, then we can be sure that he will answer us’ – 1 John 5:14-15 TLB THOUGHT: I did not intend to send out another teaching on this subject but the day before I flew to Rwanda I was reading about Hannah (1 Samuel Chapter 1). Years of waiting ended when she changed how she was praying and this is the theme of Today’s Teaching. I pray that it will help someone to get a similar breakthrough. The Problem – ‘Hannah had no children’ – 1 Samuel 1:2 Hannah was loved and well-treated by her husband Elkanah, although her barrenness appears to have caused him to take a second wife, Peninnah. She did have children and constantly provoked Hannah about her barrenness. Getting older also became another barrier to conception. Every year the family went to the house of the Lord in Shiloh to worship but such occasions only intensified her misery. Overcome by grief, she could not even eat with the others, but found a place to pour out her...

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Praying prayers that God can answer 0

Praying prayers that God can answer

Posted by on Nov 1, 2019 in Today's Teaching

TEXT: ‘We are sure of this that he will listen to us whenever we ask him for anything in line with his will.  And if we really know he is listening when we talk to him and make our requests, then we can be sure that he will answer us’ – 1 John 5:14-15 TLB THOUGHT: Answered prayer is one of the most thrilling experiences for a Christian. That the God of the universe takes time to intervene on earth is truly amazing. Not just concentrating on nations and their leaders, but ordinary people. Isaiah 40:15 describes the nations as a drop in the bucket, so how much smaller and insignificant a human being, yet Jesus said, ‘The very hairs on your head are all numbered’ – Luke 12:7. The Bible encourages us to pray to the God who is listening. What can help us to pray prayers that God can answer? WHAT TO AVOID WHEN PRAYING Asking God to do what He has told US to do Many Christians ask God to send in the lost, but we are commanded to go out to reach them. Also churches pray for God to send in the money, while Christians are sitting there unwilling to give their tithes and offerings. We...

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