Christian Prayer for Healing
Christian Prayer for healing is based upon several principles, and these principles must be followed to receive a healing. In fact, these principles must be followed regardless of what we ask God.
How to begin?
Just talk with God respectfully but openly.
Talk with Him as your Father.
Recognize God as a loving Father.
Recognize Jesus as a Friend and a Brother.
Recognize the Holy Spirit as your Comforter and Guide.
Come to the Father in Jesus’ name (John 14:6; Hebrews 10:19).
Begin your prayer with confession of your unconfessed sins.
In this way the blood of Jesus cleanses us and prepares us to really relate to God.
“Enter his gates with thanksgiving…” (Psalm 100:4).
Thank God for forgiving your sins, for coming into your life, for making you His child.
Then just talk with God, asking Him for whatever you need.
Thank Him and praise Him for His answer.
Spend time also asking for His Spirit to help you to pray.
talk to the Holy Spirit.
Tell Him you want to know Him. “Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us…” (Romans 8:26).
Preparing yourself to pray.
Prepare your heart for fellowship with God (Psalm 24:3-5) by confessing your sins (1 John 1:6-9; 1 John 3:21-22; Heb. 10:19; Mark 11:25-26).
Be Determined in what you are petitioning God for.
Have a direction. Focus yourself on one subject.
Have a specific prayer.
All true prayer proceeds from a right perception of God.
Have faith that what you are asking is according to God’s will and will be asked such.
Know what the Word of God says regarding the thing you are praying for.
We must renew our minds with the Word so that we know God’s will on the matter without a doubt (Romans 12:1-2).
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