Posts by Gary Garner

Praying to Receive the Power of God’s Holy Spirit

Receiving the power or the release of the Holy Spirit often comes through the means of prayer.  If you haven’t yet been baptized in the Spirit, what should you do?  Here are some guidelines. How to do this prayer practice  1.  Meditate on the power of the promise that Jesus made that believers would receive…

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“On the Spot” Praying with Others

Often God directs us to personally pray with people who cross our daily path.  Here are some ways to become a “first nudge responder” when the Holy Spirit calls us to  pray with others on the spot. How to do this prayer practice: 1.  Receive the release of the Holy Spirit into your life. This…

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Charismatic Prayer – Resting in the Spirit

Throughout the Pentecostal and charismatic movements there are countless occurrences of people being “slain in the Spirit” or “resting in the Spirit” in which the person receiving prayer is overcome by God’s presence and they suddenly fall from a standing position to rest on the floor. Typically, most occurrences happen in a group setting such…

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Praying for Healing through the Laying on of Hands

In praying for healing through the laying on of hands, Christians pray together for the sick believing that the gift of healing would be made manifest through the prayers of those who fervently seek. The laying on of hands and praying in faith for the sick comes from the following Bible passage: “Is anyone among…

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