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Be prepared for God to suggest new ideas and strategies to help you fulfill His purpose as efficiently as possible. I advise you to pray about your calling in other tongues at least one hour a day.
Prayer in the Spirit is important because you donít know what obstacle or difficulty you may encounter on your road to success. Your prayer will allow God to act on your behalf. He will begin to send you the people you need. He will ordain His angels to open doors for you. While you pray, try to picture in your mind the plans already fulfilled. Visualize your goal, and be armed with a plan and a picture; doing that will help you to achieve your goals, whatever the circumstances might be. This is in accordance with the Apostle Paulís letter to the Ephesians:
Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us.
As you can see, we pray for our own benefit. What I mean here is: when we pray, we are not doing a service to God, we are not helping Him. When we pray, we become coworkers with God. While we are praying for a request or a need in our life, we are giving God an opportunity to go ahead and fulfill His desires in our lives. So, when we pray for our own benefit, it is to acknowledge the fact that we do not pray to profit or benefit God. Our prayers are meant for us. God does not need to be prayed for. Our prayers are meant to facilitate our life here on the Earth. The reason I make this statement is because when we grant prayer meetings to the members of our church, most of the time nobody comes. They probably think that the prayer is meant for the church. Apparently they forget that when they pray, they bless themselves, they pray for their own destiny and are blessed. And this is an advantage and a good thing when we spend time with God in prayer, because God is already willing to do much more for us than we dare to ask or think. So, our prayer allows God to act on our behalf.
Perhaps you cannot boast today of having an important position or being popular. If that is the case, donít be disappointed. You have to learn to be happy even about small achievements. Every step that brings you closer to the realization of your dream is important. For instance, I am not at all upset that I am still far from the realization of my dream to bring five million Ukrainians to salvation. (So far, one million people have been saved through our ministry.) The repentance of one person makes me happy and confident that I am moving in the right direction. I know that He who is in me can do much more. I am praying for God to work a miracle. Iíve declared that and know (according to His Word) that it certainly will happen some day. I am sure
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