Summary: STEPS AND TYPES OF PRAYER
14 O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.
*** The importance of prayer-God has done all He is going to do until someone prays.
2 Sam 24:24
24 And the king said unto Araunah, Nay; but I will surely buy it of thee at a price: neither will I offer burnt offerings unto the LORD my God of that which doth cost me nothing. So David bought the threshingfloor and the oxen for fifty shekels of silver.
THE THREE STEPS OF PRAYER.
19 O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive; O Lord, hearken and do; defer not, for thine own sake, O my God: for thy city and thy people are called by thy name.
Step 1 HEAR-To get His attention is for Him to have our attention.
Step 2. FORGIVE- A repentant heart is one that moves God the fastest.
Self justification is the first step to a reprobate mind.
Step 3. HEARKEN- DO SOMETHING; DON’T WAIT DO IT NOW! It’s time to start asking for something.
TYPES OF PRAYER
1. CURRENT-IMMEDIAT RESULTS.
2. MEMORIAL- THE LAWAWAY.
4 And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God.