Contributed by Bob Ashcraft on Jul 16, 2001
The Word of God calls Jabez more honorable than his brothers. Why? – Because he prayed a prayer that got God’s attention.
The Prayer of Jabez
1 Chr 4:9-10
9 Now Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, "Because I bore him in pain."
10 And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, "Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be