Conditions for effective prayer
“I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting” (1 Tim. 2:8).
“Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss” (James 4:3).
“Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God”(1 John 3:21).
Do you want to have your prayers answered? Walk so that your own heart condemns you not. The obedient child that lives in complacent affection with its parent has no fear in coming up to ask for favors. It knows it will get them. Its own heart does not condemn it. “If our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God.” I defy any man to separate confidence from obedience. If you will not be obedient, you cannot have confidence.Read full article...