Tag Archives: faith

Ask & You Shall Receive #6:
Praying in Faith – Part 2

By | 21 Sep 2013

Faith, Not Sight For we walk by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7 …being the proof of things [we] do not see and the conviction of their reality [faith perceiving as real fact what is not revealed to the senses].Hebrews 11:1b AMP This refines our concept of faith even further. Faith believes God’s Word despite what we can: Perceive with our… Read More »

Ask & You Shall Receive #5:
Praying in Faith – Part 1

By | 16 Sep 2013

Faith Defined Just about every Christian theologian can agree that the following verse in the Book of Hebrews defines the concept of “faith:” Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. — Hebrews 11:1 As with almost all of my Scripture quotes, this one is from the New King James Version. Unfortunately,… Read More »

Ask & You Shall Receive #4:
Praying According To God’s Will

By | 4 Sep 2013

Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him. — 1 John 5:14-15 Here it is again in the Amplified Version: And this… Read More »

Ask & Your Shall Receive #3:
Why Do We Pray?

By | 2 Sep 2013

Now that we’ve defined what prayer is and is not, let’s address the “why.” Why do we pray? The Divine Imperative First — and most importantly — we are commanded to pray. Among other verses along those lines, we read the following verses in two of Paul’s epistles: Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving,Colossians 4:2… Read More »

Ask & You Shall Receive #2:
Prayer Defined

By | 1 Sep 2013

Boiled down to it’s most basic concept, prayer is simply a conversation between a follower of the Lord Jesus Christ and the One True God. Access to Father God is only through Jesus’ blood and His finished work of the Cross. How do we know this? Because Jesus Himself said: Jesus said to him, “I am the way,… Read More »

Ask & You Shall Receive #1:
Introduction to Prayer

By | 1 Sep 2013

For quite awhile now, God has been me to teach on prayer here at Miscellaneous Ramblings, so I’m now going to do precisely that. In this series, I hope to impart to you the principles and precepts found in the Scriptures I’ve learned and experienced so you, too, can apply them to what hopefully will become — if… Read More »