A Better Way To Pray – Chapter 03: Serious Misconception

Serious Misconception

Long prayers in specific posture sound good and it’s okay but they add no effectiveness to prayer. Don’t feel condemned if you’re not able to comply.

Go To Bed!

  • If your schedule keeps you late and you have to rise early, don’t feel bad if you’re unable to schedule late night or early morning prayer schedules.
  • Psalm 127:2Psalm 127:2
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     It is vain for you to rise up early, To sit up late, To eat the bread of sorrows; For so He gives His beloved sleep.
  • Don’t feel condemned if you fall asleep during prayer – rest up and pray when you’re refreshed.

God Already Knows

  • Matthew 6:8Matthew 6:8
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    Therefore do not be like them. For your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him.
  • We have the habit of telling God what we are going through when He already knew we would go through the situation before we experienced it.
  • He understands the situation better than we do for Him to allow it.
  • We often think God is busy and want to let God understand the urgent nature of our request so He can intervene quickly and prioritize our requests.

Death & Life

  • Proverbs 18:21Proverbs 18:21
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    Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.
  • Griping, murmuring or complaining to God is not praying, it’s merely releasing power of death over ones life – and God is not pleased with that because it’s not rooted in faith.

Moody

  • Dwight L. Moody devoted forty-five minutes daily to prayer and Bible study each day from noon to 12:45 and he had remarkable results

 

 

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