Praying With Purpose

2 Cor 4:4
In whom God of this world has blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ who is the image of God, should shine upon them.

Whose minds do you think this scripture is talking about?

Eph. 6:10
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.

Put on your armour.

Luke 11: 1
In this scripture you hear the disciples asking Jesus how to pray and He recites what we know as the Lords Prayer.

And if we go into John 16:23 and you see Jesus giving information saying.

Verily verily I say unto you whatsoever you shall ask the Father in my name He will give it to you.

Look at V21 Jesus asks do you now believe????

So, He is now instructing us to pray in His name.

The name of Jesus is not in the Lord’s prayer.

Mark 11:24
Therefore, I say unto you, what things soever you desire when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you shall have them.


And when you stand praying, forgive, if you have ought against any: that your Father which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.

BUT if you do not forgive neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.

On forgiveness you need to forgive if you have had words with someone, spoken or gossiped about someone including politicians/leaders /pastors etc, many Christians start by saying I am just sharing with you but at the end of the day it is really gossip we need to cry out daily as David done and ask God to create in me a clean heart O’God Amen.

Refuse to get angry or jealous.

Let’s think about the woman with the issue of blood she was not prayed for she believed in faith that if she could just touch the hem of his robe, she would be healed she got her miracle.

So how do we receive, well Mark 11 is a great place to start and if you are praying for say healing / financial / family restoration etc, Find the scriptures that relate to your request and use them to pray.

Example Prayer.

Depend on the Holy Spirit to help you. You cannot do it yourself.

It takes word to combat word that’s why Jesus was in the wilderness and satan was unworried because he was throwing the word at Jesus, and we must do what Jesus did answer him back with the word. This is the reason we need to study and read our bibles to keep us prepared so satan does not steal our health, our peace wealth or anything else.

There will be voices in your head trying to stop you but the word tells you so the word needs to be used constantly till you start to know in your spirit the answer is coming and you will see a manifestation of the promise. Just silence the voices by using the word and speaking out and thanking God for the answer the enemy always has some tool or a memory he will try to use to get you off track just keep focused on your word.

John 14:26 But the comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father shall send in my name, He shall teach you all things. And bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said to you.

Romans 8:26
Likewise, the Spirit also helps our infirmities; for we know not what we should pray for as we ought; but the Spirit itself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

God will open your eyes of understanding let’s look at Some passages about David from

1 Sam 30

In the previous chapter we read that David had been out with his army of men and on returning to camp discovered that it had been raided and plundered and their wives and family taken, and they wept and David was greatly distressed and his men wanted to stone him and kill him.

We go into V:6 and we read that David encouraged himself in the Lord.

It is your move when life is unfair get the word and encourage yourself rule over your feelings and stir up your faith don’t let explanations become your excuses.

V: 18 And David recovered all that the Amalekites had carried away and rescued his two wives.

Father, I do not see a way through, but you have a way Amen.

Ephesians. 1:18
The eyes of your understanding being enlightened: that you may know what the hope of his calling, and what riches of the glory of His inheritance of the saints is.

Ephesians 3 :18
Now unto Him that can do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think according to the power that works within us.

What are you believing for according to this scripture God can only work according to the power within us?

We must want to change, and change is not easy you have to stop talking to yourself that you can’t and change it so that you are speaking out I can do all things through Him who strengthens you.

Voices will tell you that you can’t you are not worth it that healing is for someone else not me this is when you do what Jesus did in the wilderness answer them back with the word of God saying it is written get behind me satan.

We tend to live in our feelings instead of Faith and end up limiting ourselves Rest in Him and believe that it is not I but God who brings it to pass and all we must do is believe and stir ourselves like David and go for it in faith Amen.

Learn to pray the prayers of intercession and take time to build yourself up Amen.