FAITH AND PRAYERS
When prayer mixes with faith, it produces power and good results. Hezekiah’s prayer in response to the news of his death changed God’s mind (II Kings 19: 14-19).
James 5: 13 – “Is any among you suffering? Let him pray. Is any cheerful? Let him sing praise. Is any among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: and the prayer of faith shall save him that is sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, it shall be forgiven him.”
IF YOU ARE PRAYING WITHOUT FAITH, YOU ARE PLAYING!
Matt. 7: 7-12 – The three types of prayer – ask, seek and knock – all will result in manifestation if we ask in faith!
James 1: 17 – Every good and perfect gift that we ask for can be released only by God in the place of prayer through faith!
John 14: 12 – When we ask anything in the name of Jesus, God willingly gives us so His name can be glorified!
John 15: 7 – The only way to remain in God is by faith; and when we remain in Him, we can ask whatever we desire!
John 15: 16 – Whatever we ask the Father in the name of Jesus, He will give!
FAITH AND YOUR MANIFESTATIONS
Two things you must do to connect your faith to manifestations:
GIVE THANKS. I Thess. 5: 16-18. Give thanks to God because you know that He will do what you asked, because He’s a Rewarder of the things that we seek from Him – and He does not lie! Every time we pray, intercede and ask, we are coming to Him to seek His face so He can attend to our requests; but every time we praise Him, He comes to us – and God cannot come to you empty-handed! Those who know how to praise Him know how to get Him!
The difference between thanks and praise: Giving thanks is for what He is doing, what He has done and what He is planning to do! But when we praise Him, we praise Him for who He is! We need both thanksgiving and praise to operate between our faith and the manifestation of our miracles! We give Him praise because we know He is able!
Your faith and praise will produce your manifestation!
Luke 17: 11-17 tells us the story of the thankful leper! His faith and thanks brought him total manifestation of his miracle, the others that did not give thanks were cleansed and healed, but he was made well and whole! Praise brings you what you did not ask for!
If you came to pray intentionally, you must give Him praise intentionally!
Even Jesus, in the miracle story of five barley loaves and two small fish in Matthew 14, He prayed and gave thanks – the miracle is not complete without the praise and thanks, even Jesus knew this!
In Acts 16: 25, Paul and Silas prayed and then praised!
Psa. 67: 5-7 – The kind of blessing God has in plan for us will scare some people! But we must first praise in faith for increase to manifest!
Psa. 69: 30, 31 – Offering thanks to God pleases Him better than offering oxen and bullock!
Make it a duty to set time apart to praise God every day this year, and watch Him do wonders for you!
THIS YEAR, GOD WILL BLESS YOU BEYOND MEASURE, IN THE NAME OF JESUS!