Pray God’s Word
One of the 4 keys to Powerful Prayer is to pray according to God’s heart and will. The Bible tells us when we pray according to God’s will, then God will hear our prayers. And we can know that God will answer our prayer.
1 John 5:14-15 says “This is the confidence which we have before 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 that we have the requests which we have asked from Him.”
How can you pray to God and ask according to His will ?
Learn to pray God’s word. When you pray God’s word, you are praying according to God’s heart and will. His good and perfect will. Search the Bible and find prayers and verses that you can pray. Better yet, find Bible verses that apply to a certain situation or problem or need that you have. Then pray these verses that apply to your situation.
You will see a great difference in your prayer life. And you will see your prayers become more effective and powerful. Because you are praying according to God’s will, you can expect God to answer. You will need to be willing to accept God’s way of answering your prayer, according to His perfect will. And you will need to accept God’s timing.
Here are some examples of Bible verses that you can pray. Remember, when you pray God’s word and according to His will, you can have confidence that God will answer your prayers.
Pray God’s Word – Examples of Bible Verses You Can Pray
“During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission.”- Hebrews 5:7
“… yet not my will, but yours be done.” – Luke 22:42
“I will give them a heart to know Me, for I am the Lord; and they will be My people, and I will be their God, for they will return to Me with their whole heart.” – Jeremiah 24:7
“and you will know the truth (Jesus), and the truth will make you free.” – John 8:32
“Open my eyes, that I may behold Wonderful things from Your law.” – Psalm 119:18
“Who can discern his errors? Acquit me of hidden faults. 13 Also keep back Your servant from presumptuous sins.” – Psalm 19:12-13
” Immediately the boy’s father cried out and said, “I do believe; help my unbelief.” – Mark 9:24
Pray God’s Word – More Examples
“Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.” – Psalm 51:10
“Hear, O Lord, when I cry with my voice, And be gracious to me and answer me.” – Psalm 27:7
“When You said, “ Seek My face,” my heart said to You, “Your face, O Lord, I shall seek.” – Psalm 27:8
“Teach me Your way, O LORD, and lead me in a level path because of my foes.” – Psalm 27:11
“Now therefore, I pray You, if I have found favor in Your sight, let me know Your ways that I may know You, so that I may find favor in Your sight.” – Exdous 33:13
“But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.” (“Lord be my First Love”) – Revelation 2:4
More Bible Examples of How to Pray God’s Word
Acts 4:29,31 – Boldness and courage to share the Gospel with others
Psalm 51:17 – Pray for a broken and humble spirit
Mark 10:44-45 – Pray for a servant’s heart
1 John 4:4 – Pray to be alert to Satan’s attacks
Romans 8:29 – Pray to be transformed to be like Jesus
John 17:22 – Pray to be one with God like Jesus is
Ephesians 1:17 – Pray to know God more
Ephesians 5:18 – Pray to be filled with the Holy Spirit
Most of the examples shown above are spiritual prayers, and prayers for a close and right fellowship with God. God’s word is also full of other verses that would be great examples of how to pray God’s word for a large variety of life situations. Praying God’s promises also make for very powerful prayers, as well as a way to be encouraged by the promises. There are thousands of wonderful promises of God for His people in the Bible.
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