Bible Summary. God loves that we pray and intercede for our children in our prayers. When we pray for our children it is always good to based our prayers on scriptures, God's Word. The Bible listing below "Eleven Scriptures to Use When Praying For Children" provides scriptures for us to use to pray for our children.
The Apostles' Creed. The Apostles' Creed is rooted in the early church. It did not reach its final form until the 7th century in France. At its essence the Apostles' Creed is a distillation of the essentials of Christian faith as expressed in the Bible. Through the years the Apostles' Creed has aided in providing a clear understanding of what Christianity is and what it is not.
Matthew 26:39. Another example where God’s will controlled specific circumstances was with the suffering and death of Jesus. As part of God’s salvation plan for man, it was God’s will for Jesus to suffer and die on the cross for the sins of mankind. Jesus took on the punishment reserved for sinful man.
2 Chronicles 7:14 Christians prepare for a revival with God in the same manner that God has instructed those before us. This is well documented in the Bible, specifically in 2nd Chronicles 7:14. Here God instructed Solomon in regard to the temple and what the Israelites needed to do to be in right relationship with him.
The illustration of the Doll and Hot Water Bottle highlights how God answers prayers. If we have faith and ask God specifically for what we want, God will answer our prayers. He is a supernatural God who is all powerful, all knowing, and all present. He is the God of miracles and will answer our prayers. Just ask. See the illustration of the Doll and Hot Water Bottle below.
Bible Summary. The secret to getting our prayers answered is to know the will of God. Prayers asking for what God has already promised will always be answered with a yes from God. If we are in right relationship with God, then our prayers will be answered. See below for Biblical commentary and advice on how to get prayers answered.
1 John 3:22. If we are in right relationship with God, then our prayers will be answered. 1 John 3:22 says, “And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.” God desires to give us the desires of our heart, but he can only do this if we are in right relationship with him by keeping his commandments.
John 15:4. Prayers are answered if what is asked is within the will of God. If we think about it, this is common sense. God is not going to do things if it does not line up with his will. Thus when we pray, we need to ask for something that is within in the will of God.