Praying God's Word.

Discussion in 'Biblical Advices' started by Set Free!, Jul 31, 2006.

  1. Praying God's Word.

    "His divine power HAS GIVEN to us all things that
    pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge
    of Him who called us by glory and virtue, by which
    have been given to us exceedingly great and precious
    promises, that through these you may be partakers of
    the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is
    in the world through lust." 2 Peter 1:3,4.

    Sometimes we are like children with a check for a million
    dollars who haven't yet learned how to go to the bank and
    cash it. Ignorance of God's promises, and ignorance concerning
    the principles of faith which must be applied to receive them,
    have cost us dearly.

    This ignorance exists because of a deficient personal knowledge
    of Jesus Christ in our lives. If we drew near to Him and sought
    to please Him through a life of active faith, the results would
    be amazing.

    It would change the way we talk, the way we think, the
    way we act, and the way God would move in and through our
    lives. God wants us to talk, think and act like He means
    what He says! :eek:

    Too many Christians struggle along, desperately begging
    God for things He has already promised, or already
    declared that He has given to us. Emotionally tormenting
    oneself does not impress God or move Him to respond.
    God responds to faith. Without faith it is impossible to
    please Him Hebrews 11:6.

    Verbal thanksgiving is a major key to releasing faith.

    We thank God for his promises, we praise God for His promises
    and His declarations to us, before we see the manifestation of the
    answer we need. We talk as if it is already done. This pleases
    God, who wants us to "walk by faith, not by sight" 2 Corinthians 5:7.

    This principle was really brought home to me, when my dear
    wife was diagnosed with the last stage of 'breast' cancer!

    We had 'trusted' and prayed God's Word before, but this truly 'was'
    a life and death situation staring my wife, son and myself right
    in our faces!!

    We prayed God's promises and He answered in our spirits 'after'
    they told us she might not 'make' it! God told us 'She shall live
    and 'not' die'! [​IMG] Glory to God!!!!

    The Promises are For Us Beloved, His dear children! :D

    "For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen,
    to the glory of God through us." 2 Corinthians 1:20

    "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who
    has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly
    places in Christ". Ephesians 1:3

    By thanking God for making them a reality in our lives, we
    please God who told us "in everything give thanks"
    1 Thessalonians 5:18, and to offer thanks when we pray
    Philippians 4:6,7.

    We are trusting God for the power to walk in obedience to
    what He told us to do. It is important to confess like this because
    our verbal commitments steer the direction of our life.

    It is also important because many of God's promises to us are
    conditional upon the kind of faith which leads to obedience.

    Brethren, really get a hold of what I'm trying to say in
    the next sentences, if you get anything from this post!! :eek:

    By confessing a promise in the first person we are
    boldly stating that we are the ones that it applies to.
    We definitely express faith that we are the ones who
    are going to receive the blessing.
    Praying the Word for the church is one way of expressing
    the kind of faith which pleases God. We can be sure we are praying God's will when we pray His word, and we have confidence that He does what we ask. 1 John 5:14,15.

    Psalms 119:49: Remember the word unto thy servant, upon whichthou hast caused me to hope.

    God Bless,

    Set Free!

  2. Hebrews 11:1

    Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen
  3. Amen Brother SetFree.

    Preach it Brother ! well done.

    Thanks for the post. :D
  4. Amen!

    :D Yeah I'm with you brother bluecolarchristian! :D

    Brother Set Free! is right about believing and
    praying the word of God!

    It Works! :D

    Peace Be Unto You All,

  5. Amen.

    That was very inspiring, thank you. :D

    God bless you!
  6. Preach on brother!
    I hope you don't mind, I printed that out for me to put a copy in my notebook. I like to re-read articles like that now and again. You put too much time into it for it to fall by the wayside!
    May the Lord richly bless you and your family!
  7. Amen. Thank you.

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