How to Pray in the Spirit

– by Paul Kingsbury

… Paul says in Romans 8:26, “…but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us.”

Thank God for that blessed conjunction but, we have an inability to produce results in prayer, and we don’t know what to pray; but the Holy Spirit makes intercession for us. Great, but what does that mean? I’m glad you asked, let’s look at the different aspects of praying in the Spirit.

God Led Prayer

Acknowledge your inability to produce results, the fact you don’t know how to pray. Ask for His help, His guidance, and listen to what He has to say.
The amazing thing about partnering with God is you always know what to pray when to pray, and how long to pray for if you’re letting God lead.

Martyn Lloyd-Jones said, “Always respond to every impulse to pray. The impulse to pray may come when you are reading or when you are battling with a text. I would make an absolute law of this – always obey such an impulse.” Continue reading

About jbwoodward

John serves as Director of Counseling and Training for Grace Fellowship International. His main article archive is GraceNotebook.com
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