Can we change God’s mind?

Yes and no. ​ No, we cannot change God’s mind. God has a plan and He will fulfill His purposes. Isaiah 46:9-10 (NET), “Remember what I accomplished in antiquity! Truly I am God, I have no peer; I am God, and there is none like [...]

Give me three major reason why we ought to pray.

Prayer is a privilege. No earthly king or president permits unlimited access to his ear. But the great creator, emperor, God of the universe encourages our communication! He never sleeps. Psalm 121:4, “He who watches over Israel (natural and spiritual Israel) never slumbers or [...]

What is the meaning of and who wrote Psalm 91?

The traditional Jewish thought is that Moses wrote Psalm 91.  Moses wrote this during the 40 years of wilderness wandering. He experienced many dangers while leading over a million people through a hot desert without the protection of a large army or a permanent [...]

How does the spirit make intercession for us? Romans 8:26 & 27.

What is the “spirit” referenced in the passage? “Spirit” in the Greek is “pneuma.”  Strong’s Concordance defines it broadly: “a current of air, breath, mental disposition or an angel, demon.” Throughout Romans, the Apostle Paul also used “pneuma” in different contexts with a variety [...]

When we pray in church, are we to kneel down?

It is a great privilege to pray to the Heavenly Father through the name of Jesus. When we pray, we are going before God apart from the world.  Personal communion with the Father is blessed when kneeling, because it shows our humility before Him and [...]

Do the dead help us?

Summary: No, the dead cannot help us. Ecclesiastes 9:5 (NASB), “the dead do not know anything.”  Explanation: Jesus said death was like sleep. When Jesus's friend, Lazarus, was sick, the family asked Jesus to come and heal him. But Jesus was busy. Finally, when [...]

Is it good to ask people to pray for you?

Yes! First, it is proper and good for us to pray for each other. Jesus, Himself, prayed for all of His present and future followers. John 17:9, “I (Jesus) pray for them (true Christians). I am not praying for the world but for those [...]

What does the Bible say about inner peace and assurance?

“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live [...]

Did Jesus pray to God?

How much Jesus loved his Father, Jehovah! And how he treasured private fellowship with Him! Yes, Jesus certainly did pray to God. Hebrews 5:7 (NIV), “During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears [...]

To whom should we pray? To God the Father, to Jesus Christ or to both? In Matthew 6 verse 9 and John 15:16, we are taught to pray to God through Jesus. However, in John 14 verse 14 , Romans 10 verse 12, 2 Corinthians 12 verse 8, and Acts 7 verse 59, both Paul and Stephen prayed to Jesus. Please explain.

We pray to God our Father. At the same time our Father wants us to acknowledge that his son Jesus is the active agent in answering our prayers. The following scriptures, you cited, agree with this thought. John 14:13-14, “And whatsoever ye shall ask [...]