Setting Things Right for Prayer to be Answered

Chapter 38

Theme: Setting Things Right for Prayer to be Answered
Focus on: David and the Gibeonites
Reading Portion(s): 2 Samuel 21:1 to 14, Joshua 9.
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
Delayed blessings trouble our minds. Then we seek God in prayer. The answer to prayer might depend on something that we need to do. It could be something that needs
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Acting Deceitfully to Seek Relief through Prayer

Chapter 37

Theme: Acting Deceitfully to Seek Relief through Prayer
Focus on: Pharaoh and Moses
Reading Portion(s): Exodus 7 to 10, Jeremiah 17:9.
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
Our prayers are not always pure. They contain wrong motives. Many times we try to deceive God when we pray. This kind of prayer to deceive takes place step by step. The sad
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A Prayer for God’s Blessing

Chapter 36

Theme: A Prayer for God’s Blessing
Focus on: Jabez
Reading Portion(s): 1 Chronicles 4:9,10.
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
Many people remain victims of their circumstances. Though it is true that we have no control over the circumstances of our birth and childhood; it is not necessarily true that we cannot change circumstances that surround our future. It can
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Praise and Thanksgiving in Prayer

Chapter 35

Theme: Praise and Thanksgiving in Prayer
Focus on: David
Reading Portion(s): 1 Chronicles 28 & 29.
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
Have you reached the end of your journey on earth? Is there something left to do? There might be many things. But none may be important than sending a “thank you” note to God mingled with His praises.
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Learning to Pray

Chapter 34

Theme: Learning to Pray
Focus on: Rachel and Leah
Reading Portion(s): Genesis 29 to 30:24; 35:16 to 20.
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
Learning to pray is like any other learning. It takes time. There is a process involved. Also we move from one level of praying to another as time passes by. But the simplest lesson of all
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A Prayer for Fruitfulness

Chapter 33

Theme: A Prayer for Fruitfulness
Focus on: Isaac and Rebekah
Reading Portion(s): Genesis 24:67; 25:19 to 28.
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
Barrenness is difficult to accept. We know it from the agony of barren women. The Bible speaks of many such. Most of them had children late in life after intense prayer. This is the secret of having
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Claiming God’s Promise Specifically in Prayer

Chapter 32

Theme: Claiming God’s Promise Specifically in Prayer
Focus on: Nehemiah
Reading Portion(s): Nehemiah 1, Deuteronomy 30:1 to 10.
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
General praying is no praying! We need to pray specifically. This is very important when we claim God’s promises in prayer. That means that we remind God what He has said in the Bible. Then we
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Mourning in Prayer

Chapter 31

Theme: Mourning in Prayer
Focus on: Ezra
Reading Portion(s): Ezra 9 to 10:17; Ezra 7 & 8:15 to 36, Deuteronomy 7:1 to 6, [Nehemiah 13:26,27].
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
One of the forms of prayer that is much missed today is “Mourning in Prayer.” The other forms of prayer are much more popularly preached on. This is neglected.
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A Prayer of Repentance

Chapter 30

Theme: A Prayer of Repentance
Focus on: Manasseh
Reading Portion(s): 2 Chronicles 33:1 to 18, 2 Kings 21:1 to 18; 23:26,27; 24:3,4 & Jeremiah 15:4.
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
Sin destroys good things. Then it rebuilds wrong things. It defiles what is holy and sacred. Along with it, one sin attracts many other sins to it. Finally, it
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A Rejected Prayer

Chapter 29

Theme: A Rejected Prayer
Focus on: Moses
Reading Portion(s): Deuteronomy 3:21 to 29, Numbers 20:1 to 13, Deuteronomy 32:48 to 52; 34:1 to 8, Numbers 27:12 to 14, Exodus 17:1 to 7, Psalm 106:32,33.
– Important Background Information
– Helps you find strength in God
What this article teaches you
Paul prayed thrice for his “thorn in his flesh” to be removed. Yet God did not do so. Instead He
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