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Finding Answers

Unanswered Prayer: Finding God’s Prayer Answer Poem by Francis Scott Key

Unanswered prayer when problems don’t go away?  A surprising solution to unanswered prayer is found in the poem “Efficacy of Prayer” written by Francis Scott Key, who is famous for having written the US National Anthem “The Star Spangled Banner.” The word efficacy means effectiveness or the ability to produce results.  By entitling this poem…

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Waiting Like Daniel for God to Move to Answer Prayers

When we make a prayer request we sometimes wonder if our prayers to God have been heard.  Yet when we engage in daily prayer God hears and his hand is moving in unseen ways in the spiritual realm.  A remarkable example is found in the Bible verses in Daniel 10:1-21 where an angel tells Daniel…

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Finding Answers to Prayer Bible Verse Video

When seeing a spider web on the back deck I learned an important secret formula for finding answers to prayer.   I related the spider web to the Bible verse in Luke 5:1-11 where Jesus tells the disciples to move their net to another place in order to catch fish.  An important part of how to…

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Praying When You Receive a “No” Answer from God

It is not unusual for God to answer “no” concerning one of our prayer requests.  Here are ways to continue in an honest, positive and productive prayer conversation with God after a “no” answer.     How to do this prayer practice: 1. Be aware that sometimes the answer is “no.” I asked God time and time…

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Finding Answers to Prayer During Long Term Problems

I discovered that seeing answers to prayer during long term life problems is possible when you keep your confidence and trust in the presence of Christ one prayer at a time. How to do this prayer practice: 1.  Accept the fact that this will take time. While one might not think two years is a…

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Waiting for Answers

Have you been praying for something for so long, you are about to give up? It is difficult to ‘wait on the Lord’ for renewal and answers. Jesus said, ‘I am the Road, the Truth and the Life.  No one can get to the Father apart form me.”  John 14:6 (The Message) Why do we…

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Praying for the Wrong Thing

While my son was praying that God would get him a pet snake, I was praying that no snakes of any sort would ever be in this house!   So, you think they’re pretty?  I don’t.  Never even considered them ‘pretty’ till I had my first little boy, who pointed out the ‘beauty angle’.     “Can I…

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Finding an Answer to Every Prayer

How do you pray when you don’t seem to see any results?  When you say your prayers to God, do you wonder if he hears?  Having answered prayer is possible.  You can find an answer to every prayer by looking in the three main categories of prayer answers which are Action Answers, Presence Answers and…

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