Would You Like Success In Your Prayers?
Gerald D. Branch
1 Kings 8:52-54; 9:3
June 21, 1998
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Do you ever wonder if your prayers are getting through?
Do you sometimes feel like something is really wrong when you go before God, the Father, and offer up through His Son, Jesus, our Lord and Savior, your petitions, your supplications, your praises, your adorations, your confessions?
God wants us to have such a wonderful, close, personal, intimate, loving relationship with Him, folks. And when we're there, we're missing so very much of what our Loving Heavenly Father wants us to have.
The Lord led me to change my message for this week. The reason is, He wants us to have so much more. So much more of what we're missing out on in our relationship with Him. And He is grieved, folks, just like a daddy is grieved when his kids miss out on the good things of a loving family relationship. Folks, our Heavenly Father, the Lord God Almighty---wants you and me to be on Mission with Him. But that does not happen unless we're in a close relationship with Him. And that won't happen unless you and I are in prayer with Him.
This passage here in 1 Kings tells us and shows us that God is in the PRAYER answering business. And when He's answering, we know where He's working, and we can be right in the middle of it, letting Him work through us---and that's one of the greatest blessings available to any of us. Knowing that the Lord God is working through you and me to accomplish His divine purpose. What an excitement.
So let's find out today, just how to get into and how to stay in a close relationship with the God of Grace and Mercy. And once we go out of here today, then we can keep on working at developing an even stronger a ...
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