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The Spirit and The Bride saying, “Come”

First and Last Mentions of “Spirit” in Bible Let’s look at the first mention of the word, “Spirit” in the entire Bible, and then let’s look at the last mention. The first mention of the word, “Spirit” should be in … Continue reading

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Praying with God or God Praying with Us

Sometimes when we pray, it is hard to know who is initiating the prayer.  Is it us or God.  In Romans 8:26, Paul says the Spirit help us to pray.  But sometimes we are seeing a need and start praying. … Continue reading

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Does God Still Love Us When We are Depressed?

Many times we get low, and God really cares. God does not condemn us when we are low or even depressed. He loves us and cares for us. We need to bring our troubles to God. God is gracious to us … Continue reading

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Hard Events Help us Grow in God

Hard events of life help us grow in God. Faith is tested by the events of life. Everything is under the hand of God, both the easy and the hard. Almost every person mentioned in the Bible had difficult times. … Continue reading

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Jesus Prays for Us – Encouragement to Go on with Christ

Encouragement to go on with Jesus – that could also be the title of the book of Hebrews. Jesus is praying for us to be encouraged to move forward with Him. The author of Hebrews is trying to get the readers … Continue reading

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God Helps Us Pray

God Helps Us Pray Here are three key verses in the Bible showing us how God helps us pray.  Even Elijah the great prophet in the Old Testament was weak like us, and many times had trouble knowing how to … Continue reading

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Prayer is Simple

Prayer is Simple We hate to admit it, but we are pretty good at taking simple things and making them hard. The same is true when it comes to prayer. Our prayers don’t need to be eloquent or profound, nor … Continue reading

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Elijah Believed God

Elijah Believed God ELIJAH: Had great confidence in God, and was not intimated by enemies Did, at times, become depressed and discouraged Believed in the one true God of the Bible and rejected all other gods Obeyed God Performed miracles … Continue reading

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Prayer to Encourage the Believer

Praying for Healing from Depression James 5:13-18 (KJV): “Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms. 14Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them … Continue reading

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Elijah’s Name – My God is Jehovah

Biblical names are often full of great meaning, and that is definitely true of Elijah’s name. The Hebrew word for “God” in the Old Testament is Elohim, which is occasionally shortened to EL. Elijah’s name begins with “God”, telling us … Continue reading

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Seeing God Who is Hidden

God sometimes seems to us to be quiet or hidden. Many of us would prefer a very visible God, but God is Spirit, and often works in wonderfully hidden ways. We can’t always see what He is doing. Occasionally we … Continue reading

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God Will Put You in Impossible Situations to Prove He is God

God loves impossible situations! Elijah, God’s prophet, faced an impossible and discouraging situation. The people of Israel refused to follow God and worshipped idols despite His unfailing kindness to them. How did Elijah handle these thankless rebels? He trusted God … Continue reading

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Divine Purpose with Elijah

God has a purpose, a divine purpose resting behind every event in life. Many times we do not realize it till we look back and see God’s hand working, protecting and guiding us. Why did we meet this person, why … Continue reading

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Perseverance In Prayer

Prayer works, we just need to continue and not give up.  This is called perseverance in prayer. The prayer of Elijah, which stopped the rain from heaven and later opened heaven’s floodgates, was an example of a long series of his … Continue reading

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God Loves to Hear Prayer

God loves to hear prayer. He is a God who listens. Look at these verses on prayer in the Bible, God listens to every prayer.  Have this confidence that in every pray, whether it be small or large, whether it … Continue reading

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Prayer that Works

James talks about Elijah, who had learned how to pray “prayer that works“. God answered his prayers. But Elijah had to learn to pray. The Bible scripture is James 5:16-18 16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one … Continue reading

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Elijah Prayed Earnestly – Bible Prayers

Bible Prayers are prayers where the prayer words are in the Bible.  There are many prayers where the words of the prayer are right in the Bible. Sometime we don’t know what the words are, like when Jesus prayed all … Continue reading

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Prayer that Works – Elijah Prayed

In the Bible, James talks about Elijah, who had learned how to pray “prayer that works“. God answered his prayers. But Elijah had to learn to pray. See the blog on prayer that works. So never give up on prayer. God … Continue reading

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Bible Prayers

The Bible is full of sample prayers. Let’s call these Bible Prayers. Consider the prayers of Abraham, Moses, David, Jesus Christ, Peter, Paul and John.  These top seven people in the Bible all prayed in the Bible.  Their prayers, their … Continue reading

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Elijah just Prayed what God Wanted to Pray

Elijah Prayed God’s Prayer Elijah just prayed what God wanted to pray. Here did not pray his prayer, or what he thought or what he felt. Elijah just prays God’s prayer.  That’s what the phrase prayed with prayer  means in … Continue reading

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God Needs Man to Pray

When God created the earth and heaven, He did not need any help. But when God created man, He intended man to be a prayer partner. In a sense, God waits for man to pray before He acts.  In creation … Continue reading

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Praying With God

We are praying and asking the prayer of God. If you are one with the Lord, you are obeying the Lord, you are abiding in the Lord, and His Word is dwelling in you, then you are one with the … Continue reading

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Challenge your Mountain in the Lord

Elijah used this prayer when he stopped the rain from heaven and started it again after three and one half years. The Lord Jesus teaches us to speak to the mountain.  Look at these passages: Matthew 17:20 So Jesus said … Continue reading

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Where is the God of Elijah?

In Hebrews it says: Jesus Christ the same yesterday, today and forever.  Our God is everlasting, He does not change.  But people ask “Where is the God of Elijah?”.    He is still here, just waiting for His people to … Continue reading

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Why Pray when God Already Knows

In Matthew 6, Jesus teaches us to pray “Let Your will (God’s will) be done on earth as it is in heaven.” A great mystery is right here, why should we pray when God already knows what we need?   … Continue reading

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Elijah’s Prayer in First Kings 18

First Kings 18:17 And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said unto him, Now, art, thou, troubling Israel?   18 And he said–I have not troubled Israel, but, thou and the house of thy father,–in that ye … Continue reading

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Elisha Prayed – Open His Eyes

2 Kings 6:15  And when the servant of the man of God arose early and went out, there was an army, surrounding the city with horses and chariots. And his servant said to him, “Alas, my master! What shall we … Continue reading

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God Hears Prayer

Look at these verses on prayer in the Bible, God listens to every prayer.  Have this confidence that in every pray, whether it be small or large, whether it be well phrased, or just a bunch of broken words, God … Continue reading

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Prayer and Doing What God is Doing

In James 5, Elijah is mentioned.  He was a man who saw a situation, prayed and obeyed God.  His prayer was in the middle of doing what God is doing.  The story of Elijah in James 5 is from the … Continue reading

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Accomplish Much through Prayer

James 5:16  …The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much. This passage is taken from a section in James about the example of Elijah in the Old Testament, and the passage takes us right into the New Testament. Consider … Continue reading

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Intercession is a Work of Faith

Intercession is preeminently a work of faith. Not the faith that tries only to believe the prayer will be heard, but the faith that is at home amid heavenly realities—a  faith that does not trouble about one’s own nothingness and … Continue reading

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Devotion and Obedience to God gives Power in Prayer

“Tell me wherein thy great strength lieth.”  It is the question we fain would have answered the men of old, and in later times, as intercessors for others, have had power with God, and have prevailed.  More than one, who … Continue reading

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Faith in Association with Prayer

The Prayer of Faith Faith in association with prayer is simply the exercise of confidence in God to do His will in a particular matter.  As we pray in the name of Jesus Christ, we are indicating that we have … Continue reading

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Elijah prayed in 1 Kings 18:36

Elijah prayed in 1 Kings 18:36 And it came to pass … that Elijah the prophet came near, and said, LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, … I have done all these things at thy word.   37 Hear … Continue reading

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James 5:17

James 5:17 Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain; and it did not rain on the land for three years and six months.

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