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Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by charijee(f): 10:37am On Mar 20, 2016
So many times we've heard Men of God telling us to pray for God's will to be done in situations we find ourselves.
Other times too we're asked to talk to God concerning our problems telling Him exactly what we want . Even in our Lord's prayer, it is written, 'Let your will be done on earth as it is in heaven'.
So which one do we pray for? Let the pastors and evangelists in the house help to clarify this. Thank you

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by JeffreyJamez(m): 11:42am On Mar 20, 2016
Pray for both
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by charijee(f): 2:07pm On Mar 20, 2016
JeffreyJamez:
Pray for both
Both at the same time? ....I know you're familiar with the Bible, so tell me something

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by emmyskies(m): 3:50pm On Mar 20, 2016
You need the spirit of GOD to be able to discern when it is GOD's will and when it's not.
Baptism of the Holy Ghost and being Spirits filled is an integral part of our Christian race

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by JeffreyJamez(m): 4:12pm On Mar 20, 2016
charijee:
Both at the same time? ....I know you're familiar with the Bible, so tell me something

Yes both at the same time.....his will is different from what you want specifically.
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by Weah96: 4:18pm On Mar 20, 2016
emmyskies:
You need the spirit of GOD to be able to discern when it is GOD's will and when it's not.
Baptism of the Holy Ghost and being Spirits filled is an integral part of our Christian race

LOL, an enigma wrapped in a puzzle when common sense will do.

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by charijee(f): 4:20pm On Mar 20, 2016
emmyskies:
You need the spirit of GOD to be able to discern when it is GOD's will and when it's not.
Baptism of the Holy Ghost and being Spirits filled is an integral part of our Christian race
Noted
You're saying in clear language that without being filled with the Holy Spirit, it's hard to discern

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by charijee(f): 4:23pm On Mar 20, 2016
JeffreyJamez:


Yes both at the same time.....his will is different from what you want specifically.
How can you ask for both on a particular matter?
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by tpiar: 4:25pm On Mar 20, 2016
Pray for both if you do not know what to pray about.
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by JeffreyJamez(m): 4:53pm On Mar 20, 2016
charijee:
How can you ask for both on a particular matter?

On a particular matter, you table your matter to him na, when praying, you will know it's that matter you want to discuss with him....praying to God is like talking to your father..... when something is troubling you,you dedicate that particular prayer to the problem you want him to help you sort......
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by daveP(m): 5:01pm On Mar 20, 2016
ask in line with His will.



now we have the privilege to ask thru prayer ba and He being our Father is bound to answer us.


we want a lot of things as beings, material being most of them. now take this angle and ask- Is it all we ask that God will to ans?


funny enough this very question is one of the reasons the movie Bruce Almighty was shot. smiley

His will is more safe and sure cos he wills no evil for any of his children. we however love to ask like spoilt kids do when they discover their parents tend to be affirmative to all their request.

cc: Charijee
missed ya

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by charijee(f): 5:56pm On Mar 20, 2016
JeffreyJamez:


On a particular matter, you table your matter to him na, when praying, you will know it's that matter you want to discuss with him....praying to God is like talking to your father..... when something is troubling you,you dedicate that particular prayer to the problem you want him to help you sort......
And on that same matter you can't ask for God's will to be done?
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by OgundeleT(m): 6:03pm On Mar 20, 2016
if God have a good plan for everybody, then prayer is just like telling God that it didn't plan well

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by charijee(f): 6:09pm On Mar 20, 2016
daveP:
ask in line with His will.



now we have the privilege to ask thru prayer ba and He being our Father is bound to answer us.


we want a lot of things as beings, material being most of them. now take this angle and ask- Is it all we ask that God will to ans?


funny enough this very question is one of the reasons the movie Bruce Almighty was shot. smiley

His will is more safe and sure cos he wills no evil for any of his children. we however love to ask like spoilt kids do when they discover their parents tend to be affirmative to all their request.

cc: Charijee
missed ya
I got something there

Missed ya too davie, fam house seems to be on vacation

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by JeffreyJamez(m): 6:21pm On Mar 20, 2016
charijee:
And on that same matter you can't ask for God's will to be done?

If you want.
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by daveP(m): 8:23pm On Mar 20, 2016
charijee:
I got something there

Missed ya too davie, fam house seems to be on vacation
smiley

yeah. blame sch partially. il peep there soon though.


hope what you got answers what you seek or you need more expounding?


(listening to Handel's Messiah)
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by charijee(f): 9:07pm On Mar 20, 2016
daveP:
smiley

yeah. blame sch partially. il peep there soon though.


hope what you got answers what you seek or you need more expounding?


(listening to Handel's Messiah)
Wouldn't mind you throwing more light on it

Oh how I love Handel's collection.
Thought you're done with school
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by emmyskies(m): 1:07am On Mar 21, 2016
charijee:
Noted
You're saying in clear language that without being filled with the Holy Spirit, it's hard to discern
..
Capiche... You can say that again. Not only to discern would the Spirit do; He will lead you to all truth.

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by emmyskies(m): 1:15am On Mar 21, 2016
Weah96:


LOL, an enigma wrapped in a puzzle when common sense will do.

Common sense doesn't count on things of the spirit. Sowwie to burst your bubble.....

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by Weah96: 2:53am On Mar 21, 2016
emmyskies:

Common sense doesn't count on things of the spirit. Sowwie to burst your bubble.....

I can see that nigga. Thanks for your time.
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by bqlekan(m): 7:04am On Mar 21, 2016
IMO, i think prating for one's will is the best.We cant trust God, we can only believe in him. he can decide to do anything he wants with us, just to teach someone else a lesson.
look at Job's situation in the bible, no one wants to suffer like him. That was God's will and no one on earth today can survive such a situation.


cc: charijee
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by charijee(f): 7:15am On Mar 21, 2016
bqlekan:
IMO, i think prating for one's will is the best.We cant trust God, we can only believe in him. he can decide to do anything he wants with us, just to teach someone else a lesson.
look at Job's situation in the bible, no one wants to suffer like him. That was God's will and no one on earth today can survive such a situation.


cc: charijee
Now you sound like one of them, atheists. We should trust God in everything. It's God that grants us our will, don't you think He can decide not to
In the case of Job, truly no one would opt for that but it was for a purpose, thanks bqlekan

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by bqlekan(m): 7:41am On Mar 21, 2016
charijee:
Now you sound like one of them, atheists. [b]We should trust God in everything. It's God that grants us our will, don't you think He can decide not to
In the case of Job, truly no one would opt for that but it was for a purpose, thanks bqlekan
[/b]

@ the bolded. that was why I said we should not trust him on doing our will. He can do and undo, instead we should believe him and accept what ever comes to us.

let's assume i asked God for a bicycle, putting trust in him to do it before easter. But he has other plans for me, and decided not to give me a bicycle before easter. He didnt just break my heart, he also showed those who never believed in Him more more reason never to believe. But for a believer, i knew that is how He works, and it's for my own good.


come to think of it, someone whose faith is not strong enough got heartbroken by God, what do you think will become of such a person? why do you think we have so much atheist nowadays?

As a muslim, I believe in God and will accept whatever comes my way even against my will.

trusting God is like saying my will is His will. believing God is like saying His will is my will. Now you see the difference?

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by Timmmy(m): 8:03am On Mar 21, 2016
Its not a difficult thing now. Ask for whatever you want to ask in prayer and when you finish asking your last stage prayer should be "pls Lord let your Will be done in my life and on my request. " then you close

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by charijee(f): 8:15am On Mar 21, 2016
bqlekan:


@ the bolded. that was why I said we should not trust him on doing our will. He can do and undo, instead we should believe him and accept what ever comes to us.

let's assume i asked God for a bicycle, putting trust in him to do it before easter. But he has other plans for me, and decided not to give me a bicycle before easter. He didnt just break my heart, he also showed those who never believed in Him more more reason never to believe. But for a believer, i knew that is how He works, and it's for my own good.


come to think of it, someone whose faith is not strong enough got heartbroken by God, what do you think will become of such a person? why do you think we have so much atheist nowadays?

As a muslim, I believe in God and will accept whatever comes my way even against my will.

trusting God is like saying my will is His will. believing God is like saying His will is my will. Now you see the difference?
I get your point, having God's will to prevail over ours is the key, although it seems somewhat difficult

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by charijee(f): 8:17am On Mar 21, 2016
Timmmy:
Its not a difficult thing now. Ask for whatever you want to ask in prayer and when you finish asking your last stage prayer should be "pls Lord let your Will be done in my life and on my request. " then you close
And His will might not be what you just asked
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by bqlekan(m): 8:44am On Mar 21, 2016
charijee:
I get your point, having God's will to prevail over ours is the key, although it seems somewhat difficult
yes, now you get it, even tho we have to pray for our will too
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by emmyskies(m): 9:05am On Mar 22, 2016
Weah96:

I can see that nigga. Thanks for your time.
You can knock yourself out man
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by davidif: 6:51pm On Jan 07, 2017
bqlekan:
IMO, i think prating for one's will is the best.We cant trust God, we can only believe in him. he can decide to do anything he wants with us, just to teach someone else a lesson.
look at Job's situation in the bible, no one wants to suffer like him. That was God's will and no one on earth today can survive such a situation.


cc: charijee

Actually, we can trust God.

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by davidif: 6:54pm On Jan 07, 2017
charijee:
I get your point, having God's will to prevail over ours is the key, although it seems somewhat difficult

Don't listen to him, he is a Muslim. Trust is a key factor in our relationship with God.

Another thing he forgot is that there is a difference between faith and presumption. A lot of believers walk in presumption thinking it is faith.

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Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by davidif: 6:55pm On Jan 07, 2017
bqlekan:


@ the bolded. that was why I said we should not trust him on doing our will. He can do and undo, instead we should believe him and accept what ever comes to us.

let's assume i asked God for a bicycle, putting trust in him to do it before easter. But he has other plans for me, and decided not to give me a bicycle before easter. He didnt just break my heart, he also showed those who never believed in Him more more reason never to believe. But for a believer, i knew that is how He works, and it's for my own good.


come to think of it, someone whose faith is not strong enough got heartbroken by God, what do you think will become of such a person? why do you think we have so much atheist nowadays?

As a muslim, I believe in God and will accept whatever comes my way even against my will.

trusting God is like saying my will is His will. believing God is like saying His will is my will. Now you see the difference?

Dude, you are confusing faith with presumption.
Re: Praying For God's Will Or What You Want Specifically by davidif: 6:59pm On Jan 07, 2017
bqlekan:


let's assume i asked God for a bicycle, putting trust in him to do it before easter. But he has other plans for me, and decided not to give me a bicycle before easter. He didnt just break my heart, he also showed those who never believed in Him more more reason never to believe. But for a believer, i knew that is how He works, and it's for my own good.


come to think of it, someone whose faith is not strong enough got heartbroken by God, what do you think will become of such a person? why do you think we have so much atheist nowadays?

Well, like I said earlier, there is a difference between having faith in God and presuming.
Check this verse from the bible.


When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures. James 4:3 (NIV)

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