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Blogs!PRAYER’S MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR!
By John Griggs
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR IN OUR PRAYER LIFE? The Bible gives the answer in Hebrews 11:6 when it says, “BUT WITHOUT “FAITH” IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO PLEASE GOD; FOR HE THAT COMES TO GOD MUST BELIEVE THAT HE IS, AND THAT HE IS A REWARDER OF THEM THAT DILIGENTLY SEEK HIM!”
BUT YOU SAY, “WHAT IS ‘FAITH’?” My favorite definition of faith is very simple…it is simply, “TAKING GOD AT HIS WORD.” GOD SAID IT. I BELIEVE IT, AND THAT SETTLES IT! It is simply keeping the mentality of a little child. Jesus said in Matthew 18:3, “EXCEPT YOU BE CONVERTED, AND BECOME AS LITTLE CHILDREN, YOU SHALL NOT ENTER THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN!”
Max Lucado took his three year old son for a walk in a new neighborhood. “DO YOU KNOW THE WAY HOME?” Max asked his son. “No”, was his reply. “AREN’T YOU AFRAID?” “No”, his son replied. “WHY NOT” His dad asked? “Because YOU know the way,” his son answered. His son only had to hold to his father’s hand for safety crossing the streets. At home he did not worry about food, clothing, or shelter, for his father would provide! THAT’S THE WAY GOD WANTS US TO LIVE WITH OUR HAND IN THE FATHER’S AS A LITTLE CHILD, FOLLOWING A STEP AT A TIME IN FAITH! ARE YOU DOING THIS? FOLLOW THE FIVE STEPS LISTED BELOW EACH DAY AND EXPERIENCE HIS ANOINTING ON YOUR LIFE THROUGH FAITH!
5 STEPS FOR DAILY “VICTORY”
IN THE CHRISTIAN LIFE
1. DIE TO “SELF”! (Luke 9:23) (Galatians 2:20)
2. ENTHRONE JESUS AS LORD! (Romans 10:9)
3. PUT YOUR HAND IN THE HAND OF YOUR HEAVENLY
FATHER AS A LITTLE CHILD!
(Proverbs 3:5-6) (Matthew 18:3) (John 4:34)
4. READ YOUR BIBLE (Psalm 119:9-11)(Jeremiah 15:16)
(2 Timothy 2:15) (John 5:39)
5. LISTEN TO HIM AND OBEY! (John 14:21)
(1 Kings 19:13. 19)(1 Samuel 15:22)
11/28/2012 by Lauren Collins
HAVE WE LEARNED TO “LISTEN” AS WELL AS “TALK” IN OUR PRAYER LIFE?
HAVE WE LEARNED TO “LISTEN” AS WELL AS “TALK” IN OUR PRAYER LIFE? Do you remember the story of young Samuel, who, when he heard a Voice calling him, ran three times to the priest Eli thinking ...
2/29/2012 by John Griggs
What is the Worst Thing in Life? … Poverty? … Sickness? … Strained relationship? … Death? No! The Bible gives the answer: “The wages of sin is death!” (Romans 6:23) Sin is the root and cause of all unhappiness in the world today!
Why do we say this? … Because sin brings guilt! No one can live with ...
2/22/2012 by John Griggs
Is Prayer Needed for America?
In 1932, 13 out of 79 marriages ended in divorce. In 2010, 34 out of 66 marriages ended in divorce...more than half. In the past 16 years, 80 million babies have been born. More than 50 percent of the 80 million were born out of wedlock. In the past 16 years there were 22 million recorded abortions. In 1962 it became ...