Pastor Benny Shobo

Pastor Benny Shobo

40 Reasons Why We Must Pray – Benny Shobo

As Children of the Most High God, it is our responsibility to pray to Jehovah Yahweh through His Son Jesus Christ, and by the power of the Holy because we have a relationship with God the Father; by which we have the grace to call Him “Abba Father”. Romans 8:15, “The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father”. Also, in 1 John 5:14, “This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us”.

Philippians 4:6, reminds us that we must pray believing that God hears us, and therefore we receive our petition through faith. Prayer is vital for the Believer in Christ, to reign victoriously in the earth and triumph over the enemy. When we prayer in faith using the word of God, we cause dynamic changes both physically and spiritually, on earth and in Heaven. Our prayers propel God to intervene in our lives and help us. Psalm 91:15, “He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honour him”. Also, in Ephesians 6:18, “And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people”.

Why Do We Pray?

  1. 1. It helps us to develop a loving father and child relationship with God.
  2. 2. It yields us answers to our prayer from the Lord.
  3. 3. It reminds us of God’s unfailing love and infinite mercy.
  4. 4. It enables us to stay focused and not be distracted by sin and temptations.
  5. 5. It reminds us that we have grace through Jesus Christ.
  6. 6. It strengthens us divinely both physically and spiritually.
  7. 7. It enables the Holy Spirit to intercede for us.
  8. 8. It helps us to pray for the right and not wrong things.
  9. 9. It reminds and enables us to use the word of God.
  10. 10. It is our powerful weapon against the enemy.
  11. 11. It reveals and aligns us with God’s will for us.
  12. 12. It is a command from the Lord that we pray and not faint.
  13. 13. It creates an opportunity for God to communicate back to us.
  14. 14. It enables us to fast and seek the face of God.
  15. 15. It increases the presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives.
  16. 16. It helps us to develop the mindset and consciousness of Jesus Christ.
  17. 17. It enables us to use the name of Jesus and the Blood of Jesus in faith.
  18. 18. It builds and increases our faith in God and His promises.
  19. 19. It saves, restores and delivers us.
  20. 20. It creates healings, miracles and breakthroughs.
  21. 21. It gives God the glory, honour and praise.
  22. 22. It blesses us and creates treasures for us in Heaven and in the earth.
  23. 23. It impacts godly wisdom, knowledge and understanding to us.
  24. 24. It gives us peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
  25. 25. It gives our Angels permission to act powerfully on our behalf.
  26. 26. It will save and protect our loved ones.
  27. 27. It inspires us to have hope and not quit.
  28. 28. It causes us to be less selfish and self-centred.
  29. 29. It will enable us to be more spiritually alert.
  30. 30. It reminds us to walk in forgiveness.
  31. 31. It purifies our souls and bodies.
  32. 32. It helps us to develop the spirit of patience.
  33. 33. It increases our love for God and all things God.
  34. 34. It enables us to demonstrate faith and not fear.
  35. 35. It enables us to walk in truth.
  36. 36. It reminds us of God’s sovereignty and divine power.
  37. 37. It reduces the burdens that we carry.
  38. 38. It brings us great comfort to our souls.
  39. 39. It helps us to develop a stronger and deeper relationship with the Holy Spirit.
  40. 40. It trains us to be obedient and ready soldiers for Jesus Christ.

Praise God!

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2 Comments

Cosmos Njoku

April 26, 2022

Gracious effort. Thank you and God bless you

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    Benny Shobo

    April 27, 2022

    Shalom Cosmo! May God bless and keep you in Jesus name ?

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