Do you want to pray powerful prayers? Charles Spurgeon once said, “Prayer moves the arm that moves the world.”
One of my mentors, Grady Higgs, often says that “nothing heavenly happens on earth without prayer.”
In other words, there are things God is willing to do – wants to do – but he has chosen to do them only in response to prayer.
Prayer, then, is like a great joint venture between the Creator and his creatures. In prayer, we join forces with the God of the universe to accomplish his will around us. He asks us to do the asking, and then he responds by answering.
Jesus even gave us a model for prayer that included praying “Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven” (Matthew 6:10 ESV). So in prayer, God’s will is accomplished around us in much the same way that his will is accomplished in the heavenly realm, where angels attend to his desires at all times.
If all of this is true, then . . .
Powerful Prayers Are a Partnership
Don’t misunderstand. It’s not that we accomplish anything with the help of God, nor is it that God accomplishes…Continue Reading