Posts in Prayer
What Is The Spirit of Romans 8:26, 27?

"Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Now He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the spirit is, because he makes intercession for the saints according to the will of God."

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PrayerJoey FerrellRomans
Is Praying With A Sincere Heart, Real Intent, and Having Faith In Jesus A Valid Way of Knowing Whether or Not The Book of Mormon Is True?

The Book of Mormon supposedly gives the ultimate test on whether or not it came from God by exhorting the reader to pray to the Father with a sincere heart, real intent, and having faith in Christ, and it will be shown to him/her by the power of the Holy Spirit. This is located in Moroni 10:4,5, which states: “And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things.”

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PrayerJoey FerrellLDS
Are "Chain Prayers" Scripturally Acceptable?

A chain prayer is where adult males and females are gathered together for the purpose of prayer and each member of that group will lead a prayer in turn while the other members listen. Is such a practice acceptable and authorized by God?

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Worship, PrayerJoey Ferrell
Is It Scriptural To Lift Up Our Hands In Prayer To God?

The Bible presents a number of different postures in which people prayed to God , for example:

  1. Exodus 4:31 - Bowing down one's head
  1. Daniel 6:10 - Kneeling
  1. Matthew 26:39 - Falling on one's face
  1. Luke 18:13 - Not look ing toward heaven (expressing a contrite and humble spirit as a sinner who is in need of the grace of God).
  1. 1 Kings 8:22,23 - Spreading out one's hands toward heaven
  1. Nehemiah 8:6 - Answering "Amen, Amen!" while lifting up one's hands
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Prayer, WorshipJoey Ferrell
Is It Wrong For A Woman (Wife) To Lead A Prayer With Her Husband?

We must understand that the roles of men and men apply to both men and women (whether both spouses are Christian or non-Christian). [NOTE: Please consult our question: “Do God's Instructions On The Roles of Men and Women Apply To Christians Only?” for more information].

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Does God Hear The Prayers Of Alien Sinners?

We must define the terms “hear” and “alien sinners”.

First, we will define alien sinners from the Scriptures. An alien sinner is a person who is amenable to the law of Christ (this would not include the unaccountable, such as, infants and the mentally retarded).

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Prayer, Worship, sinJoey Ferrell
Video Q & A: Should Women Pray in Public Worship With Men Present?

In this video we address the question: "Should a woman pray in the presence of a Christian man?"  This video Q & A addresses the important question of a woman's role in worship as it relates to prayer.  New Testament references are given to support the answer from Scripture as well as for the idividual to study on their own.

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