Sunday, 22 December, 2013
Prayer as a Way of Life
with Sis. Cristy and Bro. Rolly Custodio
Praying But Not Expecting!
..Because of her gladness she did not open the door’
After the church prayed all night for Peter’s r
elease from prison, he suddenly shows
up at their door. When Rhoda tells them, ‘It’s Peter,’ they reply, ‘You’re out of your
Listen: ‘Peter kept on knocking, and when they opened the door...they were
astonished’ (Acts 12:16 NIV).
There are three important lessons here for you: 1)
Don’t just ask; expect!
God will astonish you by:
a) His timing: ‘...before they
call, I will answer ...’ (Isaiah 65:24) b) His methods: ‘...the Lord sent His angel and
rescued me...’ (Acts 12:11
NIV). Stop limiting God! 2)
Be alert; you might miss it.
They were all praying but only Rhoda responded
to Peter’s knocking at the door. And when you’ve got her spirit, you’ll respond too
ou’ll get a divine ‘intuition’ that something’s about