The Power of Unified Prayer!

The Power of Unified Prayer!

“So He said to them, ‘When you pray, say: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.’”
—Luke 11:2
If we were to write what is known as the Lord’s Prayer, it probably would sound like this: “Our Father in Heaven, give us this day our daily bread. Let’s just get down to business. Here’s my list.”

There is a place for petition. There’s nothing wrong with asking the Father in Heaven for what you need.

However, let’s notice that the template for prayer Jesus gave us begins this way: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven” (Luke 11:2 NKJV).

In other words, first take time to contemplate the greatness of God. There are exceptions, of course. If you fall off a ladder and you’re on your way down, a simple “God, help!” will do.

But when we begin our prayers by thinking about the awesomeness of God, it will cause us to see our problems, crises, and burdens in a different light. It will change our perspective as we recognize that God is bigger than our problems.

Let’s also notice that Jesus taught us to pray, “Our Father in Heaven,” “Give us day by day our daily bread,” “And forgive us our sins” (emphasis added).

We need to pray with other believers.

There’s nothing wrong with asking God to forgive our sins and to provide our daily bread, but the emphasis is that it’s something we should do together. Christians need to pray with other Christians.

Have you ever been overwhelmed with something, and then you prayed about it with a Christian friend? You felt so much better after you prayed, didn’t you? That’s because there’s power in unified prayer.

Praying together makes all the difference in the world. The Bible tells us to bear one another’s burdens. Don’t do it alone. Don’t do life alone. Don’t try to be a solo Christian.

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I am so amazed with this, “When you pray, say” Indeed God hears us , He even know what we are about to ask, He just wanted to teach us to pray without ceasing and also teach us the importance of prayer.
Prayer is also our (We CHRISTians) commitment to Christ.
This is also our manifestation of being obedient to him

Absolutely true!

Yeah, it just hits differently when you’re with someone praying. It is different when you share the God’s word with someone, when you praise Him with someone. You may be two entirely different persons but with God you both are united, and that bond that unites you both there’s just something about it that when you pray together it’s like that bond just got stronger and bolder.

Hello @FaithinGod Yes indeed. There is great power when we pray together in His name. God promises that His presence is with us, and He is at work through our prayers of faith. He brings healing. He offers His forgiveness. He raises up those who feel defeated and hopeless. He fills us with His Spirit and brings boldness and strength, breaking chains and setting us free. He gives us peace and confidence in Him. He reminds us that we need each other; we are His family. There is unity, and we are stronger together than apart.