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Prayer brings Light

What is Prayer?
Communicating with God. Not just talking and asking but
also taking time to listen and hear his voice.

Prayer brings Light
• This is same way as how you talk to your father.
• Not only keep on talking but also listen to your father.

Prayer brings Light
Why should we Pray?
• To have fellowship with GOD.
IJohn 1:3
That which we have seen and heard declare we unto
you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and
truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son
Jesus Christ.

• To defeat evil forces coming against us.
Ephesisans 6:10-18
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the
power of his might.
Prayer brings Light
• Not to enter into temptation
Matthew 26:43
And he came and found them asleep again: for their
eyes were heavy.

Jesus Prayed
Matthew 26:36
Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called
Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye
here, while I go and pray yonder.
Prayer brings Light
How should we Pray?
Matthew 21:22
And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye
shall receive.
John 14:14
If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.
IJohn 5:14
And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any
thing according to his will, he heareth us:
Prayer brings Light
• Genesis 32:24
And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until
the breaking of the day.
Jeremiah 33:3
Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and
mighty things, which thou knowest not.
Prayer brings Light
• Hinderences of Prayer?
Spirit of Slumber
Matthew 26:43
When he came back, he again found them sleeping, because their
eyes were heavy.

Wondering thoughts:
Romans 12:2
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by
the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and
approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Prayer brings Light

• 4 Steps of Prayer
• Supplication
Philipians 4:6
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation,
by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your
requests to God.

Genesis 32:
Prayer brings Light
• Intercession
Romans 8:34
Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that
died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is
even at the right hand of God, who also
maketh intercession for us.

In every thing give thanks: for this is the will
of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
Pray like Daniel…
• King David giving thanks to GOD

Song: Prayer of Jabez