Prayer is not just talking, NO! It is talking to a Compassionate, Loving, and Caring Father. It is a 2-way conversation between you and God. Prayer is a dialogue between you & God. You speak to Him then you listen as He speaks back to you, as the still quiet voice in your heart. Prayer is saying to God what He has said in His Word. Prayer is the foundation of every successful endeavour on earth, To have results make prayer your way of life.
By prayer we allow Heaven to Come into our earthly affairs. Prayer is important – it is the most powerful thing that a human being can do. We pray to The Father in the name of Jesus Christ. The Holy Spirit will help you to pray to The Father. When you pray believe, trust and be confident that you receive it (Mark; 11, 24) Don’t believe AFTER you prayed. Try and develop an effective prayer life.
Prayer opens the door for God to Work; Matt 7: 7-8 (Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: v8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.) the opposites also apply. If you pray in a tongue, then your spirit being (your real self) prays to The Father but if you don’t pray in a tongue then your spirit being (your real self) does not pray to The Father. A prayerless Christian is a Powerless Christian, because God Doesn’t Speak to the Prayerless Christian. When we pray, we make Power available (James; 5, 16 (…The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much).
What makes Prayer effective? Gal; 5, 6 (For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.) – Prayer does not make Faith work, but it is Faith Which prayer makes prayer work. Faith Works by love. All these; Angry at people, strive, unforgiveness, gossiping, criticise people etc means you are in love so your Faith Work; hence your prayer too won’t work. As soon you start walking in love (how we treat people), your prayers will be answered. The biggest reason why many prayers are not answered; Turn the love off & there will be no Answer to your Prayers but Turn on your love walk & there will be Answers to your Prayers.
Just because you are a Christian it does not mean that your prayer is going to be Answered automatically. No, your prayer is Answered:
because you met The Biblical Rules by which prayer must be offered, and
You understand your Covenant that you have the right to Answered prayer.
Just because you have a Promise from God doesn’t mean It will be trouble-free, & just because you have a problem doesn’t mean God Didn’t Give The Promise. The devil will bring you a problem in an attempt to stop you, but you have to know that what God Has Promised, He Will Bring to Pass. You cannot let go of The Word God Has Spoken Over your Promise just because you have a problem. No, The Same God Who Has Brought you this far is Decreeing and Declaring to Take you all the way.
After you prayed, don’t negative words to contradict your prayer. We need to pray more – Let prayer be like breathing – you do not have to be at certain place or be in a certain posture to pray. You can pray about anything to God. Pray throughout the day. Prayer is the Gateway to Power. Prayer does not have to be long, can be everywhere – do not spiritualise Prayer: make it simple.