The Amazing Powers of Prayer
One of the most habits Christians do to keep their faith strong is praying. There are many reasons why prayers are so powerful. It gives you a way to connect to God. There are many effective ways on how you can successfully do it. One way is to make sure that you are really praying with all your life. Prayer is a talk with God, and when you talk to someone, you begin to address the person. However, when you are talking with God, you need to address Him properly. That would be the best way to start your prayer.
A great book you can check out that can help you realize this is Stations of the Risen Christ: Resurrection Meditations by Frank Heelan. This book is dedicated to inspiring people to pray and meditate on the Scriptural passages. Passages that reflect Jesus Christ rising from the dead and his appearances to all of his disciples. Especially during these times when Easter is coming up, you will witness the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Frank’s book on Resurrection Meditations will bring you closer to God through prayers.
In this blog, you will learn why praying is one of the most powerful forces in the world. Below are some of the amazing things prayers can do to you:
It Helps You Remain in the Will of God
In Ephesians 6:6-8, you will find a passage that says, “Doing the will of God from the heart, rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man, knowing that whatever good anyone does, this he will receive back from the Lord.” God’s will be one of the things that give people real purpose. You would wonder if they were really doing things that are God’s will. To begin a new adventure and wonder what God wants you to do. Prayer is a great way for you to find and stay in the will of God. You need to make sure to listen to the still, small voice within your spirit for direction and guidance.
It Strengthens Your Bond with God
Every Christian in this world desires to have this close relationship with God. If you often talk to Him, you can definitely draw yourself very close to Him. Giving time to talk to God greatly enhances your relationship. Think of it as spending time with a friend enhances your friendship. If you spend more time, the more acquainted and intimate you can become.
It Provides You with Complete Happiness
It has been proven by a lot of people that those who pray regularly, are less stressed and are happier. It is a great stress reliever and faith builder when you have the ability to let God know your thoughts, feelings, fears, and requests for yourself and others.
It Gives You Hope
In life, you can inevitably experience some downs, there will be times when you feel like you are at your lowest. You might be tempted to lose heart or give up on your hopes. When this happens, you always have the best solutions to that; Prayer is your answer in time when you are hopeless. You need to believe that prayers can be answered. God is always there listening to you. As mentioned, you need to remember that He has something planned for you. Thus, when you feel like you do not know what to do, pray and never lose hope.
It Gives You The Healing You Need
If you need something that can transform you. Prayer is what you can rely on. Not only does it bring physical healings but also emotional healings. In James 5:15, it implies that the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.
Overall, prayer is the best way for you to have the peace of mind you deserve. Philippians 4:6-7, tells you to pray to God, all the time. When it comes to all the aspects in your life—issues, problems, and concerns. God will help you. Peace will come to you so you can rest knowing that the power of prayer works. It can take your heartaches, fears, and biggest concerns to God in prayer.