Sunday, January 29, 2023
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Pastor Matt McFarland
1 ) You have to ASK (pray:-)
2) You need to know what’s available
3 John 2 2 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.
Philippians 4:19 19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
3) Your wants and needs have to be in balance
Matthew 18:19 19 Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.
James 4:2-3 2 Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. 3 Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.
4) You have to Pray in the name of Jesus He is our Messenger, sitting at the right hand of God, to relay our requests.
John 15:16 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.
Romans 8:34 34 Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.
5) You must ask according to the will of God God is light and in Him is no darkness at all.
1 John 5:14 14And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing
according to his will, he heareth us:
6) You must Believe to Receive Believe in God’s ABILITY to answer your prayer, not His action in doing so.
Romans 4:20-21 20 He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; 21 And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.
Numbers 23:19 20 He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was
strong in faith, giving glory to God; 21 And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform. Hebrews 11:11 11 Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
John 6:28-29 28 Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? 29 Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.