Praying Over Yourself Part IIFrom The Heart
Publish date: 11/13/2016
Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms. 14 Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: 15 And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him. 16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. 17 Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain: and it rained not on the earth by the space of three years and six months. 18 And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit. James 5:13-18 KJV
Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints, 16 Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; 17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: 18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, 19 And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power, 20 Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places, 21 Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come: 22 And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, 23 Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all. Ephesians 1:15-23 KJV
1. Praying God’s Word.
a. God’s Word is His Will.
b. Romans 10:17 KJV – “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.”
c. Faith begins where the will of God is known.
d. When you pray His Word, you pray His Will.
e. Speaking it out loud – meditate – Joshua 1:8, xPsalm 1:1-3
f. Everything we get from God is through His Word – Romans 10:8-10
2. Our assignment this week.
a. Ephesians 1:16-22
b. Personalize the prayer – write your name in – we will pray together.
c. Make this prayer yours.
d. Pray this every day this week.
3. What you should expect.
a. You should expect to receive exactly what is covered in this prayer.
b. Numbers 23:19 KJV - “God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?”
c. James 1:16-17 KJV - “Do not err, my beloved brethren. 17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.”
d. John 10:10 KJV - “The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.”
4. Today is your day to receive.
a. Open your heart by faith.
b. He watches over His Word to perform it.
c. Jeremiah 1:12 KJV - “Then said the Lord to me, You have seen well, for I am alert and active, watching over My word to perform it.”
d. Receive now!
I cease not to give thanks that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto me the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him: The eyes of my understanding being enlightened; that I may know what is the hope of His calling, and what the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, And what is the exceeding greatness of His power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of His mighty power, Which he wrought in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead, and set Him at His own right hand in the heavenly places, Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come: And hath put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be the head over all things to the church, Which is His body, the fulness of Him that filleth all in all.