Right Ways To Pray
by Sherry Jones
One of the most important areas of our walk with God is our prayer life. Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ knew how to pray effective prayers while He was on the earth and continues to intercede for us before the throne of God in Heaven. When Jesus prays, things happen. Prayer is supposed to work and produce results in our lives as well. When our prayers are directed to the Father in the name of Jesus, we have His attention. Our prayer life should not consist of merely telling God about our circumstances and problems. This is the wrong way to pray. We need to look at the right way to pray which is God’s way.
God is a faith God and we must communicate with Him that way. We must talk His language. It’s not necessary to give a detailed description of the negative situations that surround us. God already knows what is going on in our lives. We must believe the Word of God and always pray the solution. Smith Wigglesworth said, “There is something about believing God that will cause Him to pass over a million people just to get to you.” God responds to faith – not to emotions.
Some people are ready to give up if their prayers aren’t answered immediately. Matthew 21:22 says, “And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer believing, ye shall receive.” It’s the prayer of faith that God listens to. When we pray, our prayer needs to be specific. So we put the Word of God on our lips and speak to the situation instead of talking about the problem. We release our faith by the words we say. No matter what it is that we need, we should believe we receive when we pray. God is a good God and our faith receives from Him. Never underestimate the power of your prayer life!