'For Zion's sake, I will not keep silent, and for Jerusalem's sake, I will not keep my peace.'
The Jesus Fast will be March 1-April 9.
I was wondering why God was not responding to my prayers and faith declarations, when I suddenly heard the Holy Spirit speak in my heart.
"Please, not this."
These three stages of prayer lead you into deeper intimacy with Jesus.
As if drawn by an invisible force, multitudes daily gathered in churches, halls, fire stations and auditoriums to pour out their hearts to God.
No matter how long you've known Jesus, you need to ask Him for this one thing daily.
You may hear many people saying we need more prayer. But is that really true?
"Every abortion decision is clouded. It's made with anxiety, it's made with hesitation, and it's made with noise."
"If an angel would have appeared to me that 40-plus years ago and said, 'Yeah, young man of God, one day you'll have a 24-hour-a-day prayer ministry,' I would have just collapsed in despair."
Many of us would not dare question God. And yet we see people in the Bible doing that very thing.
"Regardless of how loud and how much we shout, it does not negate the pain of loss."
This kind of prayer is a work of the Holy Spirit and is mentioned in Romans 8:26.
We serve a deliberate and purposeful God. He makes no mistakes.
I believe we must resolve to take our spiritual lives and prayer seriously.
Does God get weary when we pray to Him about the same thing over and over? Billy Graham says no, but ...
Especially at Christmas, some may lose sight of the true meaning of the holiday and be consumed with buying, getting, making and storing.
What God did next will amaze you.
Even those who "pray without ceasing" sometimes may wonder if God actually hears them.
It's important for every Christian to pray strategically.