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How to Live a Biblical Life!
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Yes, I am involved
in Prayer!

Could I mention some conditions
for an excellent prayer life?

Pray purely

Pray from a confessed-up heart
* Acknowledge sin
* Turn from it

Psa 66:18 "If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:"
Psa 66:19 "But verily God hath heard me; he hath attended to the voice of my prayer."

Confession of known sin, opens God's ears and He answers our prayers

Pray in unity

When praying with others, in person or at a distance, pray
* in one accord
* with one heart
* with a single objective

Mat 18:19 "Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven."
Mat 18:20 "For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them."

When we pray in agreement God moves and joins.

Pray believingly

Pray in full faith
* That God is able to answer
* That God wants to answer
* That God will answer

Mat 21:22 "And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive."

Praying with a believing heart is the path to receiving.

Pray confidently

Praying by faith is different from praying confidently
* Confident prayer is a prayer from assurance. 
* Confidently praying because of past experience.

Mark 11:24 "Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them."

When we desire what God desires, "ye shall have them".

Pray in Christ's name

Working or acting in someone's name is do so with their full agreement
* To pray in Jesus' name is to ask for what He wants.
* To pray in Jesus' name is to have every assurance He will help.

John 14:13 "And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son."

When asking in Jesus' name for what He wants is a glory to the Father, because Jesus does everything to glorify the Father.

Pray according to his will

This is a continuation of the previous.
Asking according to Jesus' will
* is to ask what He desires
* is to ask in full agreement with Him

1 John 5:14 "And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:"

If an employee went to the employer and said, "If you will give us the tools we need, we are ready, willing and able to do the work you want done,"  do you think the employer would turn him down?

Some Contemplative Verses which lead to a prayerful life

“Ask, and it shall be given you.”  Mat 7.7
“Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved” Acts 16.31
“Casting all your care on Him for He careth for you” 1 Pet 5.7
“Draw nigh to God, and He will draw nigh to you” James 4.8
“For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works” Eph 2.10
“Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men” Mat 4.19
“Grieve not the Holy Spirit” Eph 4.30
“Humble yourselves in the sight of God, and He shall lift you up” James 4.19
“Lord, increase our faith” Luke 17.5
“Judge not, that ye be not judged” Mat 7.1
“Keep yourselves in the love of God” Jude 21
“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world” 1 John 2.15
“Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus” Phil 2.5
“Without Me you can do nothing” John 15.5
“How much owest thou unto the Lord?” Luke 16.5
“Peace I leave unto you, My peace I give unto you” John 14.27
“Quench not the Spirit” 1 Thes 5.19
“Rejoice in the Lord: and again I say, Rejoice” Phil 4.4
“Whom have I in heaven but thee?”  Psa 73.25
“I am the way, the truth and the life…” John 14.6
“This is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith” 1 john 5.4
“This was the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?” Mark 12.11
“Yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead…” Rom 6.13
“A peculiar people, zealous of good works” Titus 2.14
“Call unto Me and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things” Jer 33.3
“Thou shalt have no other gods before Me”  Exo 20.3
“He that winneth souls is wise” Prov 11.30
“Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness” Matt 6.33
“Walk in the Spirit and ye shall not fulfill the lusts of the flesh” Gal 5.15

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