Posts by Joe Hethcoat

Praying for a Job

Unemployment is often the topic of desperate prayer during economic hard times. In the Bible, King Hezekiah gives us a good model of how to pray when we find ourselves in desperate situations. How to do this prayer practice My wife and I needed deliverance from a bad economic financial situation of unemployment. In 2007,…

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Prayer to Accept Jesus

This prayer to accept Jesus as Savior and Lord is also sometimes called The Sinner’s Prayer.  That’s because we begin by confessing our need for Christ to forgive our sins.  This prayer to accept Jesus is used at the time of conversion and personal commitment to follow Christ or at the time of baptism.  This…

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Powerful Biblical Prayers of Individuals

When you say your prayers to God, would you like to be able to pray with power and effectiveness?  Here are Bible verses that have Biblical prayers of Abraham, Elijah, David, Solomon, Hannah, Jesus and Ananias that can help us pray  boldly and effectively for God’s will and work in our lives and our world.…

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Fourth of July Prayer

A good way to celebrate the Fourth of July is to take time to pray for our country, to pray for our military, our government and our citizens.  Here is a prayer that can be used on a family Fourth of July celebration or in a church service. Fourth of July Prayer Lord God, thank…

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Ten Tips on Prayer

Here are ten simple tips on prayer I have found useful in teaching others how to pray. 1. Pray Regularly Prayer is like eating, it is nourishment for the soul. Everyday is a good rule of thumb.  Luke 9:28-29. 2. Pick a Time and Place to pray. This develops the habit of prayer in the…

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