Category Archives: How to Pray

We all need help how to connect with God in prayer.

Worship God in Spirit

Out of everything in the whole universe, our human spirit is the most important because it allow us to worship God who is Spirit. God wants worship, the best (and only) way is to worship God is with our spirit, because God is … Continue reading

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Intimacy Between God and Man

God loves us. God is love. It is hard to find a religion where God loves man. God wants an intimate loving relationship between God and man. When man sins, God loves to restore us. He does not give up … Continue reading

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Listen To Jesus

It’s so easy to get distracted with good religious things and miss Jesus. Jesus is the focus of the New Testament. Jesus is the main subject. Even the good disciples like Peter could get distracted with doing something “great” for … Continue reading

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God Helps Us Pray

God Helps Us Pray Here are three key verses in the Bible showing us how God helps us pray.  Even Elijah the great prophet in the Old Testament was weak like us, and many times had trouble knowing how to … Continue reading

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Prayer is Simple

Prayer is Simple We hate to admit it, but we are pretty good at taking simple things and making them hard. The same is true when it comes to prayer. Our prayers don’t need to be eloquent or profound, nor … Continue reading

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Anger Kills Us – Jonah

Jonah’s anger is killing him. He’s a miserable man because he’s not free—he’s still a slave to his own bitterness, limitations, and weaknesses. Some of us are miserable for the same reasons. God is working on us, teaching us to … Continue reading

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Friends with God

John 15:13-15 Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does … Continue reading

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Isaac and Joseph – More Impossible Situations

Luke 1:37  “For with God nothing shall be impossible.” The Birth of Isaac, the Son of Promise After arriving in the land of Canaan, Abraham and his wife, Sarah, faced an impossible situation. God had promised to make a great … Continue reading

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Spurgeon and Prayer Time

Charles Spurgeon (1834-1892) was a man of Bible study, prayer, preaching and teaching. It has been estimated that he preached to over 10 million people. Spurgeon loved Bible study, prayer and preaching. Here is a great quote on prayer from C.H. … Continue reading

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Best Time To Pray – Mornings

The best time to pray is in the morning. Enjoy this short video on Prayer in the morning. The Bible is a book that tells a story. The story the Bible tells is God’s story. So the Bible is not … Continue reading

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Prayer is Motivated by God

In Psalm 50:15 it says “and call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me” Here God is motivating us to pray at any time especially when there is trouble. So God is … Continue reading

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Little Town of Bethlehem

Luke 2:3 And all went to be registered, each to his own town. 4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was … Continue reading

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His Kingdom is Better than Anxiety

Matthew 6:33 But seek ye first his kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. 34 Be not therefore anxious for the morrow: for the morrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient unto the day … Continue reading

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He is Able

Hebrews 7:25 Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them. Phil 1:6 Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath … Continue reading

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Faith is Positive and Moves Forward

Faith always moves us forward.  Even when Peter failed, the Lord prayed that Peter’s faith would not fail. The Bible even records failures and restoration.

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Prayer Can Be Simple

Prayer can just be simple, not complex and not formal. God is real, He is a living person and can be talked to with short simple words any time and in any place. He is not limited by His schedule, … Continue reading

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Prayer as Branches with the Vine

Prayer as Branches with the Vine – Jesus’ Instructions on Prayer in John 15 Wow, look at prayer, with Jesus as the vine, and we as the branches in John 15, chapters 14, 15, 16, and 17.  In these four chapters, … Continue reading

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Following Jesus

Luke 5:5 But Simon answered and said to Him, “Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing; nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net.” Luke 4:36 Then they were all amazed and spoke among themselves, saying, “What … Continue reading

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God Loves to Hear Prayer

God loves to hear prayer. He is a God who listens. Look at these verses on prayer in the Bible, God listens to every prayer.  Have this confidence that in every pray, whether it be small or large, whether it … Continue reading

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Prayer Needs the Spirit

The Spirit helps us pray. Without the feelings and words from the Spirit it is really hard to pray. Where is an easy place to get Spirit words? The Bible is in-spirited by God. So the words in the Bible … Continue reading

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Coming To The Lord

One way to come to the Lord in prayer is by calling on the lord. Jeremiah 33:3 Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and I will shew thee great and hidden things, which thou knowest not. Also look … Continue reading

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Ok, I Am Human

Ok I am not perfect, I am human. I may try to have a long prayer time, but I get distracted by a multitude of things. My mind and thinking wanders while I am trying to pray. IT’S ALL RIGHT … Continue reading

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Vine, Branches and Prayer

Vine, Branches and Prayer – Jesus’ Instructions on Prayer in John 15 Wow, look at vines, branches and prayer in in John 15, chapters 14, 15, 16, and 17.  In these four chapters, Jesus was trying to comfort His disciples and … Continue reading

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John Piper on “What is Prayer”

John Piper on What is Prayer.    This is a great message.   John says: “Prayer is intentionally conveying a message to God”

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Martin Luther Speaking to God in Prayer as a Friend

Martin Luther spoke to God in prayer as a friend. Veit Dietrich, also known as Vitus Theodorus was a German theologian, writer and reformer. Theodorus was a close friend of Martin Luther. Theodorus, talking about Luther, said, “I overheard him … Continue reading

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Martin Luther on Prayer

In reading about Martin Luther, I was impressed with his perception of the Bible and his appreciation of prayer. He loved the Bible and loved prayer. Martin Luther declares that all Christians can appear before God and pray just as … Continue reading

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My Top Prayer Blogs

Here are my top or recommended prayer blogs: Morning Prayer – Encouraging Bible Verses Prayer is Talking and Connecting with God Awesome Morning Prayer Time Video John 15:4-7. Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear … Continue reading

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Moose in Spokane – very small cute “little” animals

I do a lot of hiking, walking and praying on various trails in the Spokane area.  A few months ago,  I encountered two moose about 5 miles apart.  So I think it is time to write up all my moose … Continue reading

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Loving the Lord

Psalm 116:1 I love the Lord, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.  2 Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.  Psalm 116:13  I will take the … Continue reading

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Prayer that Works

James talks about Elijah, who had learned how to pray “prayer that works“. God answered his prayers. But Elijah had to learn to pray. The Bible scripture is James 5:16-18 16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one … Continue reading

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Elijah Prayed Earnestly – Bible Prayers

Bible Prayers are prayers where the prayer words are in the Bible.  There are many prayers where the words of the prayer are right in the Bible. Sometime we don’t know what the words are, like when Jesus prayed all … Continue reading

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Prayer that Works – Elijah Prayed

In the Bible, James talks about Elijah, who had learned how to pray “prayer that works“. God answered his prayers. But Elijah had to learn to pray. See the blog on prayer that works. So never give up on prayer. God … Continue reading

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House of Prayer

Wow, the best Bible verse on this is:  Isaiah 56:7   I will bring them to My holy mountain, And make them joyful in My house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and sacrifices will be accepted on My altar;  My house shall be called a … Continue reading

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Time With God

Time alone with God every morning before you start the day can make a big difference.

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Anxiety and Worry

Birds do not worry, but people do.  Even when things are good we find something to worry about. I am sure no one but me does his. We just need to trust Jesus.  Here are some great Bibles verses on … Continue reading

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Prayer is Intentional

Prayer is not just talking to God or just communicating to God. Prayer is a definite message with words to God based on what the Spirit is praying. See Romans 8:26 where the “Spirit helps” us pray with words. Our … Continue reading

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Courage and Prayer

Courage, the ability to face anything, comes from God. Courage is the ability to face and confront fear, pain, danger, and sometimes uncertainty or opposition. Courage may be the ability to do the right thing in the face of popular … Continue reading

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Prayer or Bible Study

Which is more important, your left foot or your right foot. There may be some debate on this, but I personally prefer BOTH. So with my time, is it prayer or Bible Study or teaching or preaching or writing or … Continue reading

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Anxiety Kills Vision

As soon as we get anxious, we loose our vision of Jesus and began to sink into despair. Proverbs 29:18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. Hebrews 12:2 Looking unto Jesus the … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer – Encouraging Bible Verses

The morning time is the best opportunity to connect with and relate to God in the Bible and prayer – super encouraging Bible verses. Just before the day gets going, the crazy things start coming,  worry, threats, coffee not ready, … Continue reading

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Never Give Up

Never give up in praying to God. Never give up in reading the Bible. He is always there to listen and answer.   The best Bible verse is Luke 18:1  And he spoke also a parable to them to the purpose … Continue reading

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Morning Inspirational Bible Verses

The morning time is the best time to connect with God in daily Bible reading. What is it about the morning time where this is just the best time for Bible verses to be streamed into our being. Many times … Continue reading

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Morning Time

Time alone with God every morning before you start the day can make a big difference. The morning time is the best time to connect with God. Lets all concerns and fears be ignored. Just come to God with prayer, … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer

Psalm 88:13 But, I, unto thee, O Yahweh, have cried for help, And, in the morning, my prayer will confront thee!  The morning is the best time to spend time reading the Bible and praying. Prayer and reading can set … Continue reading

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Early Prayer in Psalms

Psalms 4:1 Answer Me When I Call To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. 1 Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious … Continue reading

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Come Lord Jesus

This is the prayer at the end of the Bible. It is the last prayer in the whole Bible. It is the second to the last verse of the Bible. It is the last prayer and almost the last verse … Continue reading

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Encouraging Morning Prayer – Bible Verses

Here is two wonderful encouraging Bible verses on prayer in the morning. Psalm 5:3 O Lord, in the morning shalt thou hear my voice; In the morning will I order my prayer unto thee, and will keep watch.  Notice the … Continue reading

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Confidence in Prayer

1 John 5:14-15. And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will. he hears us. 15 And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know … Continue reading

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Chuck Smith on Prayer

These are some quotes from Chuck Smith’s book Living Water on the subject of prayer. This is from a section on the Spirit helping us pray from Romans 8:26-27 The weakness that Paul is talking about here is our weakness … Continue reading

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Martin Luther on Prayer

During the reformation, where people came back to the Bible, Martin Luther comments on the subject of prayer. Prayer had to be big in that day because of all the strong religion pulling people away from the Bible. I am … Continue reading

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