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41 Inspiring Scriptures about How to Pray Effectively in Modern Times

41 Inspiring Scriptures about How to Pray Effectively in Modern Times

Apostle Quinson Thomas Apostle Quinson Thomas
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In the Name of The Lord Jesus Christ, today I'm going to share with you some Scriptures about how to pray effectively. But first I want to talk a little bit about the subject of prayer. Daily prayer as a believer is a must. It's important that you submit your life to the Holy Spirit and the leading of the Holy Spirit as a believer because it is by yielding to God that you get Grace member James Ford for Sixers that he opposes the proud but he gives grace onto the humble.

The prayers that you pray will be more effective if there have been prayers that God Himself has originated. Sometimes we get off on the topic of prayer. And we think okay, that we have to do the work. But God also wants to be involved. And sometimes we can crowd God out of our prayer lives, but God wants to be involved.

Let me tell you, when God is involved in your prayer life, you will see great power. When God is involved in your prayer life, you will see great manifestation. When God is involved in your prayer life. You will see answered prayer. When God is involved in your prayer life, you will see victory on every side. And so when it comes to praying powerful prayers, God must be at the center.

Now I'm going to share with you how to receive the instructions from God so that you know what and how to pray. The Lord Jesus Christ says in John 10:27. That we as believers hear His voice.

And so as a believer, you can hear His voice.

So when you set aside some time to pray, go before God's throne and ask Him "Lord, what do you want me to pray?"

And then sit and wait.

Let a scripture go through your mind and just sit and wait. God will highlight something or bring something to your attention. And that's how you will know that that's what you're supposed to pray about. But it takes time to get to know how His voice works. Once you know what God wants you to pray, then you need to ask Him how to do it.

Does he want you to pray in tongues? Does He want you to decree some things? Does he want you to pray for somebody's healing, or for somebody's finances?

Find out from God how to pray. Sit, listen, let a scripture, or two, run through your mind and sit and wait again.

And then lastly, pray as God leads you by the Holy Ghost. You see, powerful prayers are God-led prayers. Powerful prayers are God-initiated prayers. Powerful prayers are God-completed prayers.

As a side note, what is important for you to realize is that when you're seeking the Lord, as to how to pray, the temptation may show up to just go and do it the way you normally do it. But God wants us to be completely yielded to Him. That's why we are chosen generation, God's own people; His own purchased possession. So, submit yourself to God. Resist the devil and he will flee and you're going to see, as a result, answers to your earnest prayer in Jesus' Name.

Each bible verse is taken from either the Old Testament or New Testament.

Cool Bible Verses on Prayer

Matthew 6:7

But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

James 5:16

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

Philippians 4:6

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with Thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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More Thought-Provoking Scriptures on Prayer

Mark 11:24

Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.

1 John 5:14

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:

1 Timothy 2:8

I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

More Interesting Verses on Prayer

John 15:7

If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.

James 4:3

Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.

Matthew 6:8

Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.

Mark 1:35

And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed.

More Thought-Provoking Scriptures on Prayer

Psalm 145:18

The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.

1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Hebrews 4:16

Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.

Hebrews 5:7

Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared;

Scriptures about Prayer Cont'd

Colossians 4:2

Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with Thanksgiving;

Matthew 26:41

Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

1 Chronicles 16:11

Seek the Lord and his strength, seek his face continually.

More Interesting Scriptures about Prayer

Luke 11:1

And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.

Luke 6:12

And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.

2 Chronicles 7:14

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

More Powerful Scriptures about Prayer

Luke 18:1

And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;

1 Timothy 2:1-2

I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

Matthew 5:44

But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

James 1:5

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

More Powerful Scriptures on Prayer Cont'd

Jeremiah 33:3

Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.

Romans 12:12

Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

Matthew 26:42

He went away again the second time, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me, except I drink it, thy will be done.

More Helpful Verses about Prayer

Matthew 11:25-26

At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes. Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.

Luke 23:34

Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.

Jeremiah 29:12

Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

Luke 22:32

But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.

More Helpful Verses about Prayer

Proverbs 15:29

The Lord is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

Luke 11:9

And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.

James 1:6

But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.

Acts 1:14

These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.

More Thought-Provoking Scriptures on Prayer

Matthew 21:22

And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

Psalm 4:1

Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.

Matthew 26:39

And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.

Psalm 66:18

If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:

Luke 5:16

And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.

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