Genesis, part 59 – God’s Leading, part 3 – How to Pray with Power (Genesis 25)

[God] “Call unto Me, and I will answer – and I will show you great and mighty things that you know not.” Jeremiah 33:3

[God says that when we pray He will] “. . . do exceedingly, abundantly more than we can ask – or think . . .” Ephesians 3:20

“The prayer of a righteous man/woman [righteous because we are in Christ] has great power. Elijah was a man just like us. He prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three and a half years, it did not rain on the earth.” James 5:16b-17

“Who may ascend the hill of the LORD? Who may stand in His holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart . . . He will receive blessing from the LORD . . .” Psalm 24:3-5a

“If we confess our sins, God is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9

[David] “Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any wicked way in me.” Psalm 139:23

[tax collector] “He beat on his breast saying, ‘God, be merciful to me a sinner.’” Luke 18:13

“Our God is a consuming fire.” Hebrews 12:29

“And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone.” Mark 11:25a

[The Lord’s Prayer] “Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who have trespassed against us.” Matthew 6:12

“As much as it lies within you, be at peace with all men.” Romans 12:18

“And all things, whatever you shall ask in faith, believing – you shall receive it.” Matthew 21:22

“But if any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God . . . And it will be given to him. But let him ask in faith, without doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.” James 1:5-6

“For let not that person expect that he will receive anything from the Lord.” James 1:7

[in Nazareth] “And Jesus did not do many mighty miracles there because of their unbelief.”
Matthew 13:58

“I am the LORD – that is My name – and My glory I will not share with another.” Isaiah 42:8

[Hezekiah] “Now therefore, O LORD our God, deliver us out of his [Sennacherib’s] hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that You alone are God.” Isaiah 37:20

[Elijah] “O LORD God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob let it be known this day, that You are God in Israel . . . Answer me, O LORD, answer me, that this people may know that You, O LORD, are God.”
1 Kings 18:36-37a

“Cast all your cares on Him because He cares for us.” 1 Peter 5:7

[Jesus] “Now my heart is troubled and what shall I say?” John 12:27

[Jesus] “Father, glorify Thy name.” John 12:28


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McLean Bible Church is a multi-campus congregation that acts as one church in multiple locations around the Washington, DC metro area. Our goal is to build a “spiritual beltway” around the city by starting Community Campuses that are fully functioning expressions of McLean Bible Church. We believe these Community Campuses are the best way we can carry out our mission of impacting secular Washington…