Key verse Genesis 4:25-26
Key verse 1 Timothy 2:1
Key Verse Genesis 32:28. God often gives us what we need rather than what we ask for.
We can be honest with God, even when we are upset or angry. There is great joy in knowing God is with us when we face troubles. When we ask God to take care of troubles we release them to Him.
Turn to Jesus, and He will hear the cry of your heart and provide the very best answer. God keeps His own schedule, and so the answer may not always come as quickly as you would like. But when you seek Jesus and pray in His Name, the loving answer of God is certain.
We do not see Jesus with our eyes, but we have the testimony of the apostles and the testimony of millions of fellow believers. And, we have the written testimony of the Scriptures. The things in the Bible are written there so that we may believe in Jesus and receive eternal life in His Name.
Whatever has happened in your life, Jesus can heal you and set you free. If you want to be set free, turn to Jesus and obey His word. And you will experience the goodness of our Lord Jesus.
Although our resources are limited, let us give our best in whatever we do. Then, give it over to the Lord in prayer with full confidence in the name of Jesus Christ.
The apostles and disciples prayed only for God to be glorified and for spiritual fruit to come from the persecution. Let us follow their example and become more bold in our witness for Christ.
We should trust in the Lord alone regardless of whether we see miracles or not. Let us be bold in our faith, prayers, and witness as the apostles were.
When problems are addressed and solved, it is an opportunity for the church to grow. Satan tries to disrupt the church with his schemes, but through prayer, the wisdom of the Word, and the power of the Holy Spirit, we can defeat the plans of the evil one.
We need an amazing move of God in this land. Let’s join together in praying for the Lord to pour out His Spirit on Japan and on Osaka.
It is good to keep a record of when God answers our prayers. It can strengthen our faith and help make our testimony more effective.
In order to continually deny the selfish desires of our flesh we need to continue earnestly in prayer.
主の御声を聞く… Many people want specific leading from the Lord before they begin to do anything.
If we doubt God’s ability to respond to our request, than what would be the point of asking in the first place?
Paul uses the illustration of a Roman Soldier to help believers understand that they need to be prepared for a spiritual battle and that God provides protection that we can rely on in order to have victory.
While he was still in the fish, Jonah’s prayer already revealed an attitude of gratitude. Do you sometimes pray in the dark? I don’t mean just praying with the lights out; I mean praying in dark times, when there is trouble all around. In those times, do you still give thanks?
There is something special about entering God’s presence by yourself to talk to Him in secret. Are we doing this often enough?
This is the capstone of this section of Paul’s letter:
“For me living is Christ, dying is gain.” Christ is everything to him.