Why do we pray? Prayer is communication with God, but God has also given us authority through our prayers. We must learn to use the Word of God in our prayers so that we can walk in the authority that God has given us to break off every stronghold that the enemy uses against us. The Word is life. It is so powerful that it alone can bring the changes we want to see in our lives, our country, and our world.
In this 8 session class, you will learn how to pray effectively to advance the kingdom of God.
Ephesians 3:14-17 – For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love,
Ephesians 4:31-32 – Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice. And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.
Philippians 2:1-3 – Therefore if there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and mercy, fulfill my joy by being like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself.
Proverbs 22:6 – Train up a child in the way he should go and he will never depart from it.
Proverbs 11:21 – The seed of the righteous shall be delivered
James 5:15-16 – And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well, the Lord will raise him up. If he has sinned, he will be forgiven.
Psalms 41:3 – The Lord will sustain him upon his sickbed; in his illness, Thou dost restore him to health.
1 Peter 2:24-25 – …Who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness–by whose stripes you were healed.
Psalms 103:2-4 – Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits-who forgives all you sins and heals all your diseases.
3 John 1:2 – Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as they soul prospereth.
Isaiah 59:1– Behold, the Lord’s hand is not shortened that it cannot save
Acts 26:18– Open their eyes that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of satan to God, so that they may thus receive forgiveness and release from their sins.
Acts 16:31– They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved–you and your household.”
Ephesians 1:17-18 – that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints
2 Peter 3:9– The Lord is not slow in keeping His promise, as some understand slowness He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance
Matthew 10:29-31– Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
Philippians 4:19-20– And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Now to our God and Father be glory forever and ever. Amen.
Hebrews 4:16– Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
Proverbs 10:22– He gives us wealth and adds no sorrow to it.
Proverbs 8:21– That I may cause those that love Me to inherit substance, and I will fill their treasures.
Matthew 6:33– But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you
3 John 1:2– Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as they soul prospereth.
Psalms 91:9-10– If you make the Most High your dwelling–even the Lord, who is my refuge–then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent
2 Thessalonians 3:3– But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.
Psalms 34:7– The Angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear Him and each of them He delives
Psalms 121:8– The Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.
Psalms 91:1-4 – He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust, surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the perilous pestilence. He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler.
Genesis 45:18 – Bring your father and your households and come to me; I will give you the best of the land of Egypt, and you will eat the fat of the land.
Deuteronomy 8:18 – And you shall remember the Lord your God, for it is He who gives you power to get wealth, that He may establish His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day.
1 Chronicles 4:10 – And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain!” So God granted him what he requested.
Psalm 112:3-5 – Wealth and riches will be in his house, and his righteousness endures forever. Unto the upright there arises light in the darkness; He is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous. A good man deals graciously and lends; He will guide his affairs with discretion.
Joshua 1:8 – This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.
Psalms 121 – I will lift up my eyes to the hills; From whence comes my help? My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth. He will not allow your foot to be moved; He who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, He who keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The LORD is your keeper; The LORD is your shade at your right hand. The sun shall not strike you by day, nor the moon by night. The LORD shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul. The LORD shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even forevermore.
Psalm 130:7-8 – O Israel, hope in the Lord; for with the Lord there is mercy, and with Him is abundant redemption. And He shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities.
Isaiah 52:9-12 – Break forth into joy, sing together, you waste places of Jerusalem! For the Lord has comforted His people, He has redeemed Jerusalem. The Lord has made bare His holy arm in the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends of the earth shall see he salvation of our God. Depart! Depart! Go out from there, touch no unclean thing; go out from the midst of her, be clean, you who bear the vessels of the Lord. For you shall not go out with haste, nor go by flight; for the Lord will go before you, and the God of Israel will be your rear guard.
Hosea 3:5 – Afterward the children of Israel shall return and seek the Lord their God and David their king. They shall fear the Lord and His goodness in the latter days.
Psalm 33:12 – Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people He has chosen as His own inheritance.
Proverbs 2:10-15 – When wisdom enters your heart, and knowledge is pleasant to your soul, discretion will preserve you; understanding will keep you, to deliver you from the way of evil, from the man who speaks perverse things, from those who leave the paths of uprightness to walk in the ways of darkness; who rejoice in doing evil, and delight in the perversity of the wicked; whose ways are crooked, and who are devious in their paths;
Proverbs 21:1 – The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lord, like the rivers of water; He turns it wherever He wishes.
Proverbs 28:2 – Because of the transgression of a land, many are its princes; but by a man of understanding and knowledge right will be prolonged.
2 Corinthians 10:5 – casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ
Philippians 4:8 – Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.
Hebrews 9:14 – how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
Isaiah 60:1-2 – Arise, shine; for your light has come! And the glory of the Lord is risen upon you. For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and deep darkness the people; but the Lord will arise over you, and His glory will be seen upon you.
Isaiah 33:6 – Wisdom and knowledge will be the stability of your times, and the strength of salvation; the fear of the Lord is His treasure.
Psalm 119:130 – The entrance of Your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.
Proverbs 22:6 – Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.
John 14:26 – But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you.
Colossians 2:2-3 – that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, and attaining to all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the knowledge of the mystery of God, both of the Father and of Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.