When facing opposition(s) (troubles, distress, sudden changes, etc.) instead of hitting the panic button, I think how in my conscious “pray” is impressed in my spirit. I encourage you and me that we respond by diligently praying and move forward. I’m determined with His help not quit, due to fear and the unknown. I’m reminded: God is my refuge and strength an ever PRESENT HELP TROUBLE- Psalm 46:1.
Realizing prayer still works; however, purpose for prayer is not to put God under MY CONTROL but it’s to place me UNDER HIS CONTROL. I’m reminded: Paul spoke of our Heavenly father being the MEDIATOR (He’s God-man) who gave himself as a RANSOM, for us ALL. He’s a God that though I don’t always know what to pray, He loves us and me ; ….. seeing he ever liveth to SAVE and make INTERCESSION for us (Heb. 7:25 paraphrased).
I’m persuaded through pain, suffering/or hardship won’t be spared, yet will I trust in Him. For, He knows my expected end Jer. 29:11
Heavenly Father, I thank you for renewing my strength (Is. 40:30-31). Lord because pain, suffering, adversity pushes us toward developing/ becoming more developed in having a passionate, effective prayer life: Great examples: Daniel, Nehemiah, Jeremiah, they pleaded in prayer; request/petition; fasting; confession; repentance; praise/thanksgiving; commitment (each had an effective prayer life) and by faith we today are to apply the faith as a grain of mustard seed, we shall say to the mountain (obstacles) in our lives; move from here to there and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for those who believe. With man, it will be impossible but with God, ALL things are possible (Matt. 17:20; 19:26).
Of course, there’s a man that is greater and above all man; Jesus Christ himself had an effective prayer life. What better example to follow.
Lord, I pray and encourage others as You have encouraged me to patiently wait on you (Psalm 40:1). I believe that you hear the cry of your people according to Your Will. I believe we’re not fret (worry nor be angry). But we’re to delight ourselves in the Lord and He will give us the desires of our heart; Seek first the Kingdom of God and his righteousness and he will add all these things unto us- both naturally and spiritually as He sees fit. I thank Him for developing and preparing me and all those who are willing to obey and follow Him into a New beginning with PURPOSE; Him being at the CENTER. Lord thank you for being my bridge over troubled water!
Daniel 9:3-19; Jeremiah 29:4-7; 11, 12-14; I Timothy 2:1-6; Neh. 1:4-11; 2:1-8; Psalm 37:4; Matt. 6:33
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