Matthew 21:21-22 “21 Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and it will be done. 22 If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.”
Prayer is a weapon that defeats stronghold and removes any blockades of the outpouring of God’s blessings.
A prayer that uses WORD makes it more powerful and effective.
A prayer to be develops that removes roadblocks?
I. PRAY WITH A FAITH-FILLED HEART
Matthew 21:21 “Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and it will be done”
A prayer with confidence that removes roadblocks is a prayer with faith comes from looking at God not at the mountain.
What are these roadblocks/mountains?
Job = crisis
Bear a child = barrenness
Sickness = finances/stage 4
Ministry = inadequacy/too much confidence
A faith filled heart is a heart that
God can subside the water at their very eyes, or he could throw a bridge but he doesn’t. Instead he gives Joshua same strange orders that he passes on the camp.
Joshua 3:15-27 v.15 as feet reach the water, the water stopped flowing till the whole nation had completed crossing on the dry ground.
Therefore to pray so filled with faith that it can move mountain is BY shifting your focus on the size of your mountain to the Sufficiency Mover – Lord Jesus Christ stepping forward with obedience. As you walk with God your faith will grow, your confidence will increase and your prayer will have power.
The real reason that our prayer were weak was that our faith were weak.
II. PRAYER WITH A BELIEVING HEART
Matthew 21: 22 “If you believe,…”
Many of us have pressing personal needs and serious problems that ravage (devastate/destroy) our lives, but we don’t ask God for help because of UNBELIEF - we don’t believe the power of God. The fact is of course God is capable in handling any problems we could bring Him.
Creating the planet is not much a problem for him.
Neither raising the dead and
Nothing is difficult for God to handle but He is waiting for us to recognize his power and ask for Help.
The real reason that God can’t move was the problem in our prayer life was in our heart we did not believe that He could do anything about our messes (disorders). Admitting to God was very embarrassing but it is a cleansing.
God has the ability to accomplish anything:
Is there anything impossible with the Lord? Never look in your inadequacy instead of Gods adequacy (capability). God is able.
III. GOD’S PROMISE: YOU WILL RECEIVE WHATEVER YOU ASK FOR IN PRAYER
Matthew 21:22 “… you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.”
God promise to do / answer things for those who cry out to him through Prayer and show you great and mighty things that was previously unknown or unknowable is made known. Jeremiah 33:33 ‘Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.
Therefore, pray with a faith filled and a believing heart and God could do miracle in your life!
Give thanks to the Lord Almighty for the Lord is good. His love endures forever.
If He loves, it is impossible that he wouldn’t provide all your needs! Amen?
Glory to God.