Pray First | Part Two | Conversations With God That Change Your Life and Our World | Part Two
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Pray First | Part Two
“Conversations With God That Change Your Life and Our World”
P. Rhett Barden
Prayer is a with God.“Prayer is the path to God’s power, provision, and promises for your life and our world.”
21 Days of Prayer | August 8-28, 2021
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Teach Us To Pray
Luke 11:1 (NIV) “One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When He finished, one of his disciples said to him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray…’Matthew 6:9-13 (NIV) “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one, for yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever.”
“Our Father in Heaven”
1. Connect with God .
Romans 8:15 (NLT) You have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, “Abba, Father.”
“Hallowed be Your Name”
2. Worship .
Proverbs 18:10 (MSG) God’s name is a place of protection—the righteous can run there and be safe.
Banner of Victory
“Your Kingdom come Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven”
3. Pray His .
Luke 19:10 (NIV) For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”Luke 12:31 (TLB) He will always give you all you need from day to day if you will make the Kingdom of God your primary concern.
“Give us this day our daily bread”
4. Depend on Him for .Psalm 121:1-2 (NLT) I look up to the mountains—does my help come from there? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth!Psalm 147:11 (NIV) The Lord delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.Proverbs 16:15 (NLT) When the king smiles, there is life; his favor refreshes like a spring rain.
“Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors”
5. Ask God for and others.
Mark 11:25–26 (TPT) And whenever you stand praying, if you find that you carry something in your heart against another person, release him and forgive him so that your Father in heaven will also release you and forgive you of your faults. But if you will not release forgiveness, don’t expect your Father in heaven to release you from your misdeeds.”“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” – Lewis B. SmedesPsalm 139:23–24 (NIV) Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.Psalm 32:1–2 (NLT) Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sin is put out of sight! Yes, what joy for those whose record the Lord has cleared of guilt, whose lives are lived in complete honesty!
“And do not lead us into temptation but deliver us from the evil one”
6. Engage in .
Ephesians 6:12 (NIV) For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.Philippians 2:9–11 (NIV) Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.Prayer is not a preparation for the battle; it is the battle! – Leonard Ravenhill2 Corinthians 10:3–5 (NIV) ….The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.Isaiah 54:17 (NKJV) No weapon formed against you shall prosper…
Deuteronomy 28:7 (NIV) The Lord will grant that the enemies who rise up against you will be defeated before you. They will come at you from one direction but flee from you in seven.
1 John 4:4 (NIV) You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.
Revelation 12:11 (NIV) They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony…“Satan dreads nothing but prayer. His one concern is to keep the saints from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, he mocks our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray.” ― Samuel Chadwick
“For yours is the Kingdom and the Power and the Glory forever.”
7. Express faith in .
Revelation 5:13 (NIV) “To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever!”
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