Promises Redeemed, Pursuing PrayerFebruary 21, 2021 / Flint Groves Baptist Church
Introduction : I wonder how God must feel when so many of His promises go unclaimed . The promises in the Word of God are accessible. Yet we seek nothing! Pursuing prayer involves holding God to account to what He has already said He would do.
2 Corinthians 1:20 ESV
How To Access These Life Changing Promises:
1. While God really has given us , we still have to into a relationship to experience them.
- The foundation of prayer is knowing what God has already said.
- Whatever you are dealing with in the physical you must first address in the spiritual.
- We can live with His wisdom or without it.
2. By faith you can ask God to intervene based on His His and His
How is this practiced?
- Daniel was in the Word of God and then he responded in prayer based on the word.
- When did Daniel receive an answer to his prayer?
- He didn’t hear anything till he prayed in response to the Word of God!
- He gained insight from the word.
- When God responds to His word in our lives our words become useless.
3. When God’s response is don’t just God simply does not care.
- There is way more going on than what you and I can see.
- Prayers in response to the Word of God are a threat to Satan himself.
1 Peter 5:8
- God’s ultimate goal is to let the whole world know of His mighty wisdom.
4. The prayers of God’s people can God’s mind.
Moses: Exodus 34:14
Hezekiah: Jeremiah 26:19
5. The key to prayer is our to God’s Word.
- Our practice of prayer tells us quickly and clearly our real relationship with him.
- When we reach intimacy with God in prayer we will begin to pray in alignment with His will.
- Real intimacy only comes with real effort.