Asking with the Word of God

…releases power, revelation and prophetic truth

You have exalted above all things Your Name and Your Word. Psalm 138:2 Jesus said: ASK in My Name…

Praying God’s word can be as easy as opening your Scriptures as well as speaking forth its truth, yet meditating on it provides better understanding.

The Holy Spirit is the most effective teacher of Scripture: permit Him to lead you into all truth as you follow these basic guidelines to a deep and also vibrant asking.

  • Establish time apart by yourself to pray as Jesus did. Fast as He leads you. Luke 5:16, Matthew 6:17

  • As Jesus instructed if possible join along with others in prayer. Matthew 18:19-20

  • Admit when you sin with confession and repentance. I John 1:9

  • Worship and Praise the Lord and also recognize His character. Matthew 6:9

  • Ask for the Holy Spirit’s protection. Ephesians 6:10-18

  • Anticipate God to impress on you what is on His heart which will provide you a focus for asking. Isaiah 55:8

  • Trust God to lead you to a suitable Scripture. Psalm 37:23

  • Read the passage or verse very carefully as well as repeatedly up until the Holy Spirit starts to draw your attention to particular words or ideas. John 16:13

  • Meditate on it, while you wait on God for His insight. Psalm 119:30

  • As you receive understanding from God while practicing meditation in His Word, respond to it personally and also allow it to impact you. Ezekiel 3:1

  • Think about very carefully just how the truth God is revealing to you from His Word provides you the insight to ask for His purposes and plans. 1 Corinthians 2:10

  • Write down what God has actually revealed, either by keeping a journal or talking with someone, to make sure that what He has shown you is recorded. Habakkuk 2:2

  • Ask God, in prayer, for things He revealed to you, believing your requests are effective and powerful. 2 Corinthians 10:4-6; James 5:16

  • Be prepared to be loyal and obedient to anything God might ask you to do. John 2:5

  • Give thanks to God for answered prayer. 1 John 5:14


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