What is prayer? prayer is direct communication with God. Its a relationship that you cultivate by dwelling or spending time daily in God's presence. It's also a place of abiding in Christ and connecting with the Spirit that energizes us to love God which causes us to flow in the same love with others. Prayer has got to be a priority in your life. Choose to make it a lifestyle and this i how...
I believe everyone that loves the lord wants to learn how to communicate with Him better but most of the times situation get in the way because its not a habit that we have cultivated in our walk with God. It’s not to late for you to florish and grow more in God and have a intimate relationship with him. All you have have to do out of your busy day and make it apriority to set aside a time to spend at 10, 20 or 30 minutes with God, it will be worth it i promise you. When you spend time with God He will reveal to you who you really are and your relationship will mature. The bible says “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you”. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18.
HAVE A PRAYER JOURNAL
If you are like me i like to journal my prayers and keep a record of what i have prayed for, journaling also helps me keep a record of every prayer God has answered. Doing this has caused me to always be grateful even if when i am believing God for something and i haven’t recieved it yet. When i look back at my journal i have seen the many miracles and anwered prayers and all the good things God has done for me when i prayed. It really motivated me to stay prayerful. I encourage you to start journaling it will change your life and you will have alot to be thankful for because God is faithful and also anwers prayers. Through doing that i was inspired to create a prayer journal to help you to. I use this everyday. Get your copy today
Always set time aside to spend time with God. With everything going on in life it can be pretty hectic which can cause forgetfulness. When your busy with family, kids, business,school it easy to get pre-occupied and forget spending time with God. But when you schedule it you will always be mindful of God and by doing that every single day it will become a lifestyle and you will be very happy and satisfied with the result because in God’s presence there is fullness of joy. The bibles says But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well- Matthew 6:33.
ALWAYS HAVE PRAYER GOALS
When you set prayer goals you will always have something good to look forward toor a motivation and that is being in the presence of God. May be your goal is to get knowledge, may be you are praying for a finacial breakthrough, may be your praying for your family,marriage, kids and your needs. That will help you stay focused and keep a prayerful lifestyle. The bible says Philippians 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
COMMITMENT & CONSISTENCY
If you want to have a successful prayer life you have to be consistent with your prayer. Consistency and commitment to prayer producers results. Just like when your pursuing your dreams in order to achieve them consistency is very key. Even God appreciates those that diligently seek Him. When you seek God consistently He will supply the desires of your heart. Prayer is so powerful that it changes sitations in your life. Whatever you have been struggling with Take it to God in Prayer, nomatter what it is God will answer your prayer. He is not man that He should lie and His word will never return to him Void- The bible says “So is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it”-Isaiah 55:11. The Bible says Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. When you seek God He will reward you.
So i pray that God will give you the strength, the power and focus to live a prayerful lifestyle and dwell daily in his presence in Jesus name Amen.