Everyone had to begin sometime. When we begin to trust God once again and turn from our sin, He comes into our lives to begin a new relationship of love with us. We express our thanks, our faith, our love, our hopes with God in prayer, and we receive from Him answers, assurance, guidance, peace, strength, power, revelation of who He is and what He wants to do.
The degree to which trust is compromised in a relationship is the degree to which intimacy evaporates. Fill your mind with the solution from God's Word, not the problem.
Recognise the Holy Spirit as your Comforter and Guide. In prayer the Word of God should be in our hearts and in our mouths Romans And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.
Worship is voluntary submission to the love, the will and the law of God. Ask Jesus to reveal your sins to you so that you might repent of them and not hinder the fellowship of intimacy that God so lovingly desires with you.
We are commanded to ask. For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. This was realized at the cross where Jesus became sin on our behalf 2 Cor. We can thank Him both for blessings seen and those as yet unseen.
We pray because we love God. Sometimes we do not know what to pray for, and so we can pray in the Spirit Romans 8: Our praises to God are also a weapon directed against the powers of darkness demons, fallen angels who are at work in the affairs of the world and the church.
This was most evident in the Garden of Gethsemane the night before His crucifixion. We will be considering prayers that come from one who has repented of his sins to the best of his knowledge, and who walks by faith.
If we are baptised in the Spirit we can pray with the spirit, in languages unknown to us but not to God. Some are noisy and exuberant, others are calm. But never in the history of the Christian church has so much theological knowledge been available to so many people as it is today.
Imagine the answer and speak the answer to your prayer based on the Word. Any hypocrisy disqualifies us for true worship. Recognise God as a loving Father.
Take firm control of your thought life. If you have friends that could gain from a visit to this page, quickly fill in the boxes below and send a personalised e-mail to each of them.
Fasting for a day is normal and often very necessary where we are not aware of the reason for which our communion with God is weak. Prayer, to be effective, often requires fasting. This reality is vitally important to understand.
Click here to subscribe to our newsletter. If not, what pleases you. Depend on the Holy Spirit. Tell Him you want to know Him. In "praying for the sick" we should pray prayers of command ordering the bodies of people to be healed in Jesus' name. Thank God for the results of prayer, both before and after you see the results.
A Maskil of the Sons of Korah. God responds to his own Word. It is not focussed on praying for things for oneself, but for others. This deepens our fellowship with God, increases our faith and pleases the Holy Spirit. However, we can pray with the spirit in tongues when our minds need a rest Isaiah Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.
Act in line with your faith and your confession James 2:. More Verses on Intimacy. John Verse Concepts. "This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.
2 Chronicles "Now My eyes will be open and My ears attentive to the prayer offered in this place.
"For now I have chosen and consecrated this house that My name may be there. Over the past four years, God has taken me on a journey of understanding more fully what intimacy with him looks like.
While I have a long way to go, I would love to share with you some of what I’m learning about developing intimacy with the God of the universe. considering what it means to have a relationship with God, from Scripture, and as Protestantism and the Puritans have humbly understood it WORLD’s editor-in-chief, Marvin Olasky — who wrote.
Keating is faithful to provide several works for additional study in the appendices of Intimacy With God. This is a good book and I learned a lot. I have realized a language for sharing this expression of prayer that I have found difficulty talking about previously/5(65).
It is evident when someone has spent extended time seeking God. Our goal should be to draw nearer to Him every day. Find out how doing so will help you discover intimacy. Over the past four years, God has taken me on a journey of understanding more fully what intimacy with him looks like.
While I have a long way to go, I would love to share with you some of what I’m learning about developing intimacy with the God of .Intimacy with god