Bible study

How to Pray Powerful Prayers

Day 37 in “Draw the Circle” by Mark Batterson — “Prayer Contracts”

Janis Cox
Janis Cox
Nov 13 · 3 min read
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What on earth or heaven does “binding” mean?

I first heard the word “binding” from my prayer friend, Penny. I learned about praying in agreement with another person. I learned how two people praying with Jesus in the centre is very powerful.

Bind — placing a contract with God

When we pray it really depends on how we see and think about God?

God embraces us and says, “You are My children.”

God is bigger than we can imagine. We cannot picture that big. He is bigger than any problem we have. He has better ideas than we could ever have.

Bind — joining with others in prayer

This can be one or more people praying together for someone or something. We are making prayer circles.

From a long time ago — praying for my family using scripture

Bind — to chain our prayer together

Let’s learn to pray the Word of God. There are 3000 promises in Scripture.

How can we chain God’s Word? By memorizing it.

“Pray the word of God because His word does not return to Him empty.” ~ Mark Batterson

May I pray for you and me?

Lord, as we learn more about communicating with You, please help us to find others to pray with so we can be stronger in our prayer. Thank You for the privilege of prayer. In Jesus’ name. Amen.


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Creativity Spiritual Catalyst. Author/Illustrator. Christ Follower. FB group for artists and writers. Free Bible Art Course. https://linktr.ee/janis_cox

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