We’re looking for better methods, machinery, and motivations, which are all okay, but God is looking for people to use. He is looking for leaders.
And for God to use the leaders, they must be men and women of God.
We have a sample of a leader’s prayer in the book of Nehemiah. You can learn a lot about people by the kinds of prayers they pray.
Remember that Nehemiah, when he first heard about the downfall of Jerusalem, prayed for four months before taking action. This is not just a casual prayer. The prayer we’re going to look at this week is just a sample prayer he prayed. It gives us a pattern for successful praying. If you want to know how to pray as a leader, study the book of Nehemiah, and particularly examine the prayer Nehemiah prays in the first chapter.
Here are four secrets to answered prayer from the life of Nehemiah.
Base your requests on God’s character.
Pray like you know God will answer you . . .
I’m expecting you to answer this prayer because of who you are. You are a faithful God. You are a great God. You are a loving…Continue Reading