BIBLICAL PRAYER CHARACTERISTICS
Biblical Prayer Characteristics is key to God answering our prayers. God is looking at our character when it comes to biblical prayer characteristics. Integrity is good character in action. Ministry without good character can lead to a fall down. It is not ministry or character, but ministry and character. According to James 5:16, it is the prayer of a righteous man that avails much.
5 Biblical Prayer Characteristics
1. Praying with humility. 2 Chronicles 7:14 New King James Version (NKJV) 14 if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
2. Praying with holiness. 1 Timothy 2:8 New King James Version (NKJV)Men and Women in the Church8 I desire therefore that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting;
3. Praying with confidence in God. 1 John 5:14-15 New King James Version (NKJV) Confidence and Compassion in Prayer. 14 Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 15 And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.
4. Praying in truth. Psalm 145:18 New King James Version (NKJV) 18 The Lord is near to all who call upon Him,
To all who call upon Him in truth.
John 4:24 New King James Version (NKJV) 24 God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”
5. Praying with boldness. Hebrews 4:16 New King James Version (NKJV) 16 Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
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