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What Exactly Is the Power of Prayer?

| Writer and Author
12 Jan
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Prayer is powerful. When we make the Lord our first resort, seeking Him in prayer, the power of His presence is unleashed in our lives. 1 Chronicle uses the words look and seek. In some translations, the text is translated into the English word for seek in both instances, but they are two different words in the original Hebrew translation. The Hebrew Lexicon explains that “look,” in regards to seeking, means to seek out God, specifically. The other “seek” means to require, desire, exact, or request. Paul wrote to the Philippians,

Instead of scrolling for inspiration, we can seek the face of the One who knows our hearts completely. Nehemiah wrote, “the joy of the Lord is my strength.” The origin of our strength is rooted in the Lord. Prayer makes us strong!

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