I will mention many of the common mistakes in terms of prayer and I will explain why!!!
* God responds to some of our prayers, but not all of them … Not everything we ask for will be received … wrong.
* When you pray, God may respond with three answers: Yes or No or Wait … wrong.
* God responds to what is “according to His will” and not according to the will of those who ask … wrong
When someone says: Not everything that we ask for will be received; this person means that Jesus is lying!!! Far from being true.
Jesus would not say something he will not do, because he is the one who said: What you want yourselves, and not I, you shall receive … He is not exaggerating or saying something impractical or numbing his disciples.
John 15:16 -: “Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.” (In Greek what you want)
John 15:7 -: “If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.”
I like to tell you something important:
By having or holding on to the idea that: Nothing will happen when you pray … This is because you do not walk by faith, because faith is seen in the spiritual world and speaks on this basis, even if you do not see any-changes in your life yet, but you can see it in the Word and declare it.
Then you will find things that have happened and came from the spiritual world to the real world. This is the Biblical way to produce results.
Do not measure or compare the Scriptures to people’s conditions. If you do this, you will find that many – and among them servants – do not receive what they have in Christ. What we must do is to compare people’s results to the Scriptures, i.e. we see what the Bible is saying about the specific topic we are looking at, and walk accordingly, even if no one beside you choose that way, your life will be a reason for them to raise questions and an incentive for them when they see results in your life.
Do not consider people as a reference. Make the Word your reference. This is if you want to live with everything that the Lord Jesus has bought for you.
Believers are hungry for results and practical ways to obtain results, and the Bible is the only book that presents these methods.
But the problem is not in the Book but in its wrong explanation, and we have heard incorrect teachings such as: “When you pray, you will not receive what you want but the Lord will choose what He would give you.”
Thus, these teachings led people to perform the wrong prayer without faith and their prayers became: “Lord, let your will be done.”
And this word “Let your will be done”, does not help in prayer of faith, but in prayer of consecration.
Prayers are similar to ball games, such as basketball, football, handball, and each has its own rules even though they are all ball games.
If we apply the football laws in a handball match, it will be devastating and will not produce results, and what will happen is turmoil.
As for the prayer of consecration, it is when God asks for something from you to complete it in the service, and it is difficult. You should pray the prayer of consecration, not the prayer of faith, and you will say: “I will do your will which you recommended to me, even though it is difficult, but I obey you.”
Here it is not beneficial to pray the prayer of faith: “Lord, I do not want to go to this place, and I have now received my response in the name of Jesus faithful”.
The Lord Jesus did not say or use “let your will be done” in the prayer of faith, that is, when he was healing the sick because it would not produce results, but he used to say: Be healed … but at the time when he was going to be crucified, it was difficult for him, because he abandoned his behavior as the son of God, even though he is The Son of God, but he did not walk with these abilities, but chose to walk as a human being so that he could redeem us. For more information on how Jesus served, read the article: Jesus the Son of God and how he served as Jesus the Son of Man.
Many use this word “let it not be my will but yours, wrongly.” They use it ignorantly and do not know what God’s will is, and this is wrong.
Notice that the Lord Jesus knew what was God’s will and it is the crucifixion, he did not use this word while he was ignorant of what God’s will was for him, but he knew it well.
Jesus did not use the word “…Thy will be done…,” as many do usually, like they mean that they trust in God to do whatever he wants, regardless of whether they know what he wants from them, or if they are willing to do his will, and this is how Satan exploits their ignorance and enters into their lives and makes them think that anything will happen, God’s willing, and this is a mistake!!! The Lord Jesus knew what God’s will was, and by knowing the will of God, he prayed: Father, I will do your will which I know it is the cross (the cup) and not my will … “
But the cross was difficult … and this was God’s will for him … and not for everyone and no one else will complete it.
Here comes the prayer of consecration, because it is he who submits himself to the act of this well-known will.
As for the prayer of faith, it is the right of every son and daughter of God, and it is used in issues that are your own rights, such as payment for material needs, healing, engagement, procreation, protection, and success … This is your right, and it is known in the Word that it is your right as a son and daughter of God…
And if you do not know that, do not pray “What is your will in this matter”, no, but go to the Word and you will know his will which he revealed in his Word in every matter you need. You just have to discover it.
The problem of believers is: “the lack of teachings”, and because they confuse two types of God’s plan, they do not obtain what they want.
- There are two types of God’s plan:
- A revealed plan: It is known in his word, such as being filled with the Holy Spirit, fulfilling material needs, healing, engagement, procreation, protection, success and entertainment. All of these require a prayer of faith in order to obtain it and not a prayer of consecration.
For example: If you are hungry and want to eat right away, this is your right and is not subject to any delay, so you go to your parents and ask for food.
- An unrevealed plan: it contains details of your private life and is different from person to person. The Lord concealed it, not so that he might upset you, but that others would not tamper with it. As 1 Corinthians 2 says it is hidden for you…. (He did not say it is hidden from you).
You have to discover the things that God wants you to accomplish by yourself, that only you can accomplish it here on earth. It is quite difficult for you to pray the consecration prayer and do what God desires for you. It will not help you to pray the prayer of faith while you are not doing what God desires of you. If you are called to be a pastor after 5 years, it won’t help if you say I will not wait, and I will be a pastor now … because God has to prepare you to be effective, otherwise you will fail, not because God is against you, but you have not yet matured.
Yes, No or Wait (all wrong)
God always says yes to what you ask for and this is not known to all believers, and because of their belief that “He may say no,” he made them not take their right.
2 Corinthians 1:20 –: “For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.”
You might say to me and what if I ask something that will hurt me will he say yes?
When you become up to the level of maturity in Christ you will know who you are … You will not seek or desire anything like sin because you have become one in Him, you will demand what you really want as a mature man in faith.
We get a driving license at the age of 18 because it is the beginning of the age of the maturity in being responsible…
That is, the fact that you realize that what you ask the Lord for, you will get, and it will coincide with your spiritual maturity and it is by itself a maturity.
It is not mentioned anywhere in the Bible that God said:” Wait”. It is not mentioned anywhere in the Bible that God said: “No”.
You may think that you have studied well the Word in this regard, but you have not studied it in reality … study this well and find it out by yourself…
The answer is in the Bible before you pray. Read the Word and you will find that all the promises of God are yours.
Because of wrong teachings in the churches, people do not see results in their lives…
Because they hear in the church that healing is not for everyone, or meeting the needs is not for everyone, and they hear the servants say also: If you do not hear the Lord telling you that he will heal you by giving you a promise, then he will not heal you…. This is all wrong teaching.
And he will be judged in Heaven who knew this, because he caused many, and not only himself, not to receive what they had in Christ, but to live a miserable and defeated life, while he was entitled to a better life than that … for they suffer unnecessarily.
Read more about this topic in the article: “Rhema and Logos” to understand that all promises are for us as sons and daughters of God, and you do not need to “jump in between verses” in your daily readings, but you can go to it immediately in the Bible and believe in it, it is yours…
Although it is your right, you will not take it if you do not know it and exercise your faith in obtaining it.
Many rely on the verse in 1 John 5:14 that is always misunderstood, and they say “…according to his will …,”
1 John 5:14-15 -: “(14) And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: (15) And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.”
The verse is misinterpreted, for he says the Father’s will is: “to respond if we ask” according to his will, that is, in the “way of requesting” and not in “the request itself”….
The way of asking was mentioned in John 14 and John 16 to ask not from the Son but from the Father and in the name of Jesus.
John 16: 23-27 -:” (23) And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you. (24) Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full. (25) These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs: but the time cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall shew you plainly of the Father.(26) At that day ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you: (27) For the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God.”
This is God’s will in the way we ask, and He has promised that we will take whatever we ask for.
This is His will, and we know that He can hear us in Heaven if we ask in this way (that is, to pray to the Father and not to the Son, and to pray in the name of Jesus), then we will receive all … everything … and whatever we ask.
I am not talking about theoretical matters, but about practical matters that I practice myself in my life.
When I discovered the biblical truth, the problem is not with God who chooses to respond to some matters, and chooses not to respond to others, but rather the problem is within the believer who does not understand his truth.
And then I began to ask for what I wanted, knowing that I would take it because I know the Word.
Like any believer who begins to take the matter of faith in a serious way, I did not see immediate results, but I continued because I discovered the word and I know that God watches over his Word to perform it, which comes in the Hebrew, God is watchful over his word to prove and demonstrate that it brings results for those who use it and walks in it.
When I began to behave with what I see in the realm of the spirit, I do not pay any attention to the seen realm, I began to see results for every prayer I pray, for each one separately, whatever I pray for happens…
The problem for believers is that they do not know who they are in Christ.
It is not that God has to do something for them!!!
No, he will not do anything for them, because he already did everything, and he will not do anything anymore. Just what we have to do is to discover it.
If you were born of God, then you are elected to get what you want…
You may not know how to pray well, so I invite you to study the Word and to read the articles on the web-site, to understand the difference between the types of prayer, and start praying the correct type of prayer every time you find a need for it…
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