The DL Women coffee/dessert event was a wonderful success last week! Ariyana "brought the Word" on prayer---check out her notes below! Thanks Ariyana!!!
James 5:13 - 16, part b "the effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. KJV
3 questions: What kind of spirit are you praying with? Gal. 5 speaks of the sinful nature and one of the attributes is idolatry. Psalms 51:15 - 17, Romans 8:26-28.
Who are you praying to? A genie or the God who has created all things to bring Him glory. Referenced Hezekiah in 2 Kings 19.
When are you praying? Is it only when you are in despair or have you spent time in prayer praising Him for who He is and the lives that He has touched. referenced John 17 (Jesus praying)
Proverbs 15:29 - Lord will hear the prayers of the righteous.
References for "remembering others in our prayers"
Colossians, Philippians, Ephesians, 1 Corinthians, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Philemon.
Look at what Paul prayed that they would grow in and why he remembered them. It is awesome.