Seeking answers to your prayers?
The bible is teaching us to be persistent in prayer as God promised to answer all genuine prayers.
And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.Luke 11:9 KJV
Everything we need spiritually has been promised that it will be given and God leaves us no excuse for failure. People often give up after a few halfhearted efforts to pray and then conclude that God doesn’t listen. But communicating with God in prayer takes faith, focus, and diligence, and Jesus has assured us that we will be rewarded as we develop a deep relationship with him.
Continue to seek God and continue to ask him for more knowledge, patience, wisdom, love, and understanding, He will surely give these things to you. The more you talk and fellowship with Him, the more you will be able to recognize His voice when He speaks to you.
For your prayers to be answered, you need to align your will with the will of God, and here are 7 ways to get an answer to your prayers. God will answer our prayers when we:
1. Obey Him and do what pleases Him
And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.1 John 3:22
2. Confess sin and doesn’t entertain iniquity
If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:Psalms 66:18 KJV
3. Continue to abide in Him
If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.John 15:7 KJV
4. Ask according to the will of God
And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:1 John 5:14
5. Ask in Faith
Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.Mark 11:24 KJV
6. Have pure motives
Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.James 4:3 KJV
7. Leave peaceably through the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ
Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.1 Peter 3:7 KJV
Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:2 Peter 3:2-3 KJV
Mattew 7:7-8 KJV Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth, and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
For your prayers to be answered, you need to align your will with the will of God, and here are 7 ways to get an answer to your prayers.
We can trust that God can provide for our needs.But there is a difference between needs for human desires and needs for heavenly desires to glorify our Father in Heaven which gives us His grace.
The Bible alone tells us how to live for Him and serve Him. Consistenly and diligently study God’s word so that we will not be lulled into neglecting God and our true purpose of living.