Attitude is everything


Like with so many things in life, attitude is everything — in prayer.

Of 10 lepers healed, only one came back to thank Jesus. (Luke 17:17-18) Gratitude for what we already have is important as we ask God for more. It should not stop us for asking for more, but praise and thanksgiving should accompany petition. By prayer and supplication WITH THANKSGIVING  let your requests be made known unto God. — Phil 4:6 KJV (my caps)

Another pitfall is trying to convince God that OUR plan ought to be HIS plan. How ridiculous! Yet, we are guilty frequently. First accept whatever God’s plan is, and then pray for better circumstances. Even Jesus said, “Not my will, but Yours be done.” (Luke 22:42)

Upon entering your prayer closet, examine your attitude. Are your prayers desperate cries of faith or selfish complaining? Do we have the things of God in mind or our own things? Remember: it is not  the right words you say in prayer but the right demeanor. A correct attitude leads to correct prayers leads to answers!

3 responses to “Attitude is everything

  1. Pingback: MY MAXAMIZED PRAYER FOR WORLD PEACE « Vine and Branch World Ministries

  2. We are in a temporary body but live within an eternal spirit. If we live in the spirit and deny the flesh, its sinful desires whether lust or pride, we will have the correct attitudes and activate the mind of Christ. Lets seek God with all our heart, mind, body and strength so our attitude will be aligned with the Holy Spirit of Christ. To Him be all praise and glory. Amen 🙂

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