Matthew 4:23 (NIV) 23 Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.
Genesis 1:28 (NIV) 28 God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground.“
1 John 3:8 (NIV) 8 … The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil's work.
1. Give time to your personal intimacy and devotion to God.
S.O.A.P. •S = Scripture: Read a chunk, look for the verse(s) that spoke to you that day & write them out. •O = Observation: What do you think God is saying to you in this Scripture. •A = Application: Personalise, how does it apply to your life •P = Prayer: Write out your prayer and then pause and listen to God. Write down what He says to you. S.O.A.P
2. Prayer “Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tyre?” (Corrie Ten Boom)
Ezek 22:30.'I looked for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand in the gap on behalf of the land so that I would not have to destroy it, but I found none.‘
Bill Johnson says: “Wherever the church fails to pray, the enemy is happy to move in.”
Why should I pray... • 'Disciples pray because their Master does.' Reinhard Bonke • 'Without God we cannot. But without us , He will not. ' Wayne Cordeiro • "The key to prayer is simply praying." AW Tozer