Prayer

The most important thing a born again Christian can do is to pray – Chuck Smith

Genuine and sincere prayer to God reflects the reality that Christianity is not a religion, but rather, a relationship. It is also a conduit through which God chooses to openly display Himself in the lives of His children by wonderful and miraculous works. Of course, to have this prayer relationship with God you must first believe in the Gospel. It’s through personal faith in the sacrifice and resurrection of Jesus Christ that you are forgiven, cleansed of your sins and enabled to enter the presence of God in prayer. While your prayer life is a daily dialogue with God it is also a daily discipline. Jesus exhorted His disciples to get alone with God, to avoid pretentious prayers full of empty, heartless repetition. Prayer should be dynamic and multi-faceted. In fact, He gave his disciples a model prayer as an outline to follow in Matthew 6:5-15.

1. Relationship: Our Father in heaven. Remember that having believed in Jesus and His gospel you now approach God as His child. You don’t come on the basis of your work but on the basis of His work for you.

2. Reverence: Hallowed be your name. While we can be genuine and sincerely open with God without pretense, we remember simultaneously that we are addressing the Holy God who is the Maker of the universe and also our Maker. Therefore, we honor Him and remember that His very name is holy and to be hallowed. In a Christian culture that has gone overboard in an effort to make God relevant and relatable, we need to consider the words of the seraphim that fly around His throne day and night declaring, “Holy, Holy, Holy is the LORD of Hosts; The whole earth is full of His glory!” (Isaiah 6:3).

3. Submission: Your kingdom come Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. As Kingdom Citizens we are no longer pursuing our kingdom but His kingdom. Our chief desire is to see God’s will come to pass on earth in our generation. We have aligned ourselves with what matters to Him and have consequently submitted and surrendered completely to Him.

4. Dependence: Give us this day our daily bread. Humble dependence upon God was the pattern that Jesus laid down for us to follow. The truth is that as much as we would like to think we are in control, that is simply an illusion. GOD IS IN CONTROL. As we acknowledge this we learn daily, humble dependence upon Him to supply our needs and avoid the tendency to live independently from Him. You may be a mover and a shaker, you may have great position and influence, but the truth is you cannot even breathe without Him.

5. Confession: And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. Confession of your sins is where your relationship with God began but it is a continuous part of your relationship with Him. Daily confession cleanses you, reminds you of the importance of walking in righteousness, and helps you to remember how grave the issue of sin is to God. Your sin is what sent Christ to the cross.

6. Deliverance: Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. Paul said that our weapons of warfare are not fleshly in nature but mighty in God (2 Corinthians 10:4). God is your deliverer. He delivers you to victory over your adversary but that battle is not won in your power. It is won in His power. It is not a physical fight. It is a spiritual fight against wicked principalities and powers. And Christ alone has the power to make you more than a conqueror (Ephesians 6:10-20, Zechariah 4:6, Romans 8:37).

7. Worship: For Yours is the kingdom, power, glory forever AMEN. Worship is often consigned to corporate gatherings, but the adoration of God and the exaltation and affirmation of His beauty and magnificence is daily and forever. It is so important to get our eyes off of ourselves and our struggles and onto the Incomparable One. Your greatest need is to worship and you have been created to worship the Triune God.

8. Integrity: If you do not forgive others neither will your Father in heaven forgive you. God’s expectation is that as you come to Him asking for forgiveness, grace, and mercy, you are also freely giving those to the people who are asking you for them! Jesus was adamant about His disdain for hypocrisy and double standards in the lives of His disciples.

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MARY CROOKS

I was released from the hospital and am requesting prayer for complete healing. I need prayer for my digestive system.

I also ask for prayer for my hospital roommate (J.S.) as I led her to Christ and am concerned for her. Thank you so very much. I love my CC family and pray for you.

Received: February 21, 2021

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JOSE

Good morning prayer warriors I'm asking for prayer for a great friend Jason who has cancer not doing well a young man with 2 children and a wife please put out out as many prayers please he is a believer who loves Christ please please pray healing and comfort

Received: February 21, 2021

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Lyda

Please pray for peace , wisdom and comfort for my family. My divorce went through. Painful.

My youngest son has special needs. Dear Lord , help me in all areas of my new life. Ease the pain Lord and loss feeling . I need a clear path to walk my family on.

Received: February 21, 2021

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Anonymous

Prayer that there are no fights or picking at each other today and that our business takes off

Received: February 19, 2021

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Edmund Krzeminski

[We read] In KJV, Ezekiel 22:30: "And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none."

O God, please help us and teach us to build a wall [of prayer] around the USA, Canada, Poland and United Kingdom. Are you ready to stand in the gap, where God is the Helper and Teacher?

Dear believers: we continue the good fight to the end.

Please pray that United Kingdom, Poland, the USA, Canada would overcome for: (The Acts 26.18).

* Poland, pray for freedom from dead religion to saving faith of Jesus Christ as the Saviour and the Lord by faith only,

* the Church in the USA & Canada & United Kingdom – Pray for repentance and cleansing of the church - Matt. 3.12 "Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire."

* my family:

1. Bad executives are hurting me. Please pray for God's order in that case.

2. Stir up the hearts of my family for ministry for me, my wife Dorothy, our daughter Ann, and our sons Peter and Daniel - "..but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord" Joshua 24.15

3. Pray for God's will, wisdom, discernment, revelation and recognition for me and my family; I ask God for Edmund’s work situation, God's direction for Edmund , Dorothy, Peter, Daniel and Ann (also God's protection and blessings over the company where she works and she needs a husband),

4. God's order in my work. I ask God for great wisdom at my work. Blessings and the knowledge of Jesus Christ for my bosses. Thank God for the continuation of my work.

Received: February 19, 2021

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Anonymous

Lord i will lift up my heart to you, pls heal my broken heart. The divorce is in progress... once again pls watch over my 6 y/o son, comfort him when he’s hurting because of my separation to his dad... allow him to understand why this things happen... pls allow me and my husband to move on. Make us a better parents to our child. Guide us lord. I ask all of this, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ our savior, Amen!

Received: February 19, 2021

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Anonymous

Please pray for my healing from injuries from years ago, from car accident, with my current Chiropractic care, and that God helps me exercise to get muscle strength back, and for weight loss and good results on my yearly blood tests coming up. Thank you.

Received: February 18, 2021

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Anonymous

Please pray for my older son, who is a baby Christian to be delivered from alcohol, and has a desire to know the Lord more, and be a better example to his younger brother a Christian, regarding drinking. Pray they both go to church again please.

Received: February 18, 2021

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Anonymous

Please pray for my son, to continue to heal, going through a divorce. He is starting to adjust but has a ways to go. He is a Christian slowly coming back to the Lord. Please pray God lovingkindness abound to him everyday. Pray he makes wise decisions now, and God delivers him from falling for deceitful charm in women, and that God would lead him into a relationship with a strong Christian lady in God's time. Most importantly my son's relationship with God comes first.

Received: February 18, 2021

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Yoshi

I'll be going to the hospital on Sunday to give birth to our 2nd baby. Please pray that everything will go well and that the labor & delivery will be smooth and quick.

Received: February 18, 2021

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