3 Steps to Becoming an Ultimate Prayer Warrior

prayer warriorIn this blog post, I’ll discuss three steps to becoming an ultimate prayer warrior.

First, you need to keep God the number one priority in your life and surrender your ALL to Him.

Second, you need to nourish yourself with His word.

Third, you need to pray aggressively and believe that God will answer your prayers.

What is Prayer?

Wikipedia’s definition of prayer is “an invocation or act that seeks to activate a rapport with a deity, an object of worship, or a spiritual entity through deliberate communication”.

We are inviting God to do a work in our lives by communicating with Him directly when we pray.

God desires to be closer to you. He will draw nearer to you with every prayer. The more you commune with Him, the more He will commune back with you through that internal voice (i.e. God speaking directly to you through the Holy Spirit), others (i.e. God sends a message to you through someone else), or even through your dreams.

God loves to commune with you in the early mornings – to be the first thought on your mind.

What is a Warrior?

Wikipedia’s definition of a warrior is “a person skilled in combat or warfare”. You are doing spiritual warfare when you pray.

Prayer fights off the enemy’s attacks. The enemy is the devil and all demonic forces. They hate it when you pray.

Remember, this battle is not yours. Let God fight the spiritual battle for you. You do this through prayer.

Alone you can do nothing, but with God, all things are possible!

Surrender to the Lord

First, you have to surrender to the Lord to become a prayer warrior. He needs to be your priority!

You need to decrease so that He can increase in you. Keep your focus on Him.

Remember, the Holy Spirit resides in you once you are saved. You have to die to your flesh. You become a new creature in Christ and need to renew the spirit of your mind in order to be Christ-minded.

Romans 8:13 says, “For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit, you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live”.

Meditate on the Lord’s Word

Second, you need to meditate on the Lord’s Word (i.e. the Holy Bible) day and night!

You have to read your bible on a daily basis. Get the Word in you. It will come in handy, especially in difficult times. Memorize key verses.

praying and reading the BibleAlways ask God to give you wisdom and understanding before you start reading, so that you will discern what He is attempting to show you in the scripture you read.

Remove distractions while you are studying His Word.

Do not rush through scripture.

Be silent and wait with a pen and paper to journal what the Lord reveals to you through His Word.

Psalm 1:2 “But his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he meditates day and night”.

Psalm 143: 5 “…I meditate on all your works…”

Psalm 119:169 “…Give me understanding according to your word”.

Have Faith in the Lord’s Ability & Desire to Answer Your Prayer

Third, you must believe that God can and will answer your prayers. Have faith. Nothing is impossible with the Lord! He can work miracles on your behalf!

Not only do you have to know that God can and will answer your prayers, but you need to believe that He can and will answer your prayers today!

Have a today mentality. Trust Him.

Psalm 146:5 – 6 says, “Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help, Whose hope is in the Lord his God, Who made heaven and earth, The sea, and all that is in them…”

Conclusion

You should work daily to become a prayer warrior. Pray when you rise, throughout the day, and before you go to sleep. Put God first in your life. Let the first thing you do every day be to commune with Him.

Make it a priority to read your bible daily. Meditate on what you have read and let it settle in your heart. Fast from time to time. God will strengthen you through His Word!

Lastly, believe that God is able and willing to answer your prayer requests TODAY. You have to believe in order to receive and you’ll be amazed at what He will do.

[image credit Joel Joseph and Doug Fresh]

About Wendelin Phillips

I strive to be a champion disciple for Christ! I want to motivate and encourage others to be the best Christians they can be, to inform them about Christ's love and salvation, to assist in strengthening their faith, and to push them to their next best level in their walk with God.
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9 Responses to 3 Steps to Becoming an Ultimate Prayer Warrior

  1. QDKelly says:

    It is our responsibility to encourage & motivate, not only fellow Saints, but to take the Godpel to the loss. We should do what Jesus used his Ministry to accomplish while he walked this Earth! I know thats the reason he traveled with his deciples, trainning them to be ambasador’s for the Kingdom! Let’s accept & obey his command to go into all the World…AMEN?

  2. Cory Haberkern says:

    Prayer Warrior is the best game I’ve ever played! Does anyone know how to get past the bridge in Club slliP?

  3. iam says:

    Dear friends please pray for me to receive God’s mercy and forgiveness for my sins and inner healing, also heal Mother Teresa and her family and mother Rosa and the sisters Benerdette and Catherine and those people whom I hurt and upset them unintentionally. Please ask God to restore my friendship with them all. Please restore my friendship with rose Fiorucci and her family, father Brain, bishop Hikki and costelo and mother rosa and the sisters and mother Teresa and her family, and all my own siblings. I live alone and I am feeling very lonely and depress about my situation, all my siblings has their own family and I have no one and wish Mother Teresa to accept me into her family and God to restore my friendship with the Nuns. I believe the power of prayers and I need to associate with Christian people that can help me to grow in faith. please also pray for my sister lucy for healing as she has terminal illness and her and her family to receive the Lord Jesus as personal saviour. pray for Shirley chau and her family, iam nhu mu and her family, Jessica and her family and Sandoval and his family to receive jesus as personal saviour. Amen.

  4. iam says:

    Dearest friends in Christ
    I desperate need you all to pray and intercede for me before God and ask him for forgiveness of my sins, past and present. I need healing from God, please pray for any curses that I may have from the past generation or words from myself or others that affect me, please pray to God to break the curses and send the blessing and favour to me and bring me close to his heart again. I want to reconcile with God and Christian friends mother Teresa and the nuns. I am so lonely and I need God’s in my life and I wish to live with Mother Teresa and the nuns again. How I wish so much to be restore my friendship with them. Pray for me to be accepted by the nuns and mother Teresa. I need so much prayers I hope God bring me back to the nuns and mother Teresa so much.

  5. DP says:

    Please help pray for me to understand the word of God and live by it. I try hard to submit to God but I do not feel it in me and I feel like I am very far from Him. I used to read the bible all the time but suddenly I feel like I have no time. I am facing a lot of difficulties and I have gone through all possible solutions I thought could help me get back on my feet and be normal. I feel like I am drowning and have nowhere to turn to. I occasionally fast and pray but I don’t seem to be getting positive results. What could be the problem or where do I go wrong? Please help me grow in my faith. Thank you.

    • Griselda Alvizar says:

      Dear DP, may Gods peace and mercy be with you always. God loves you very much. He yearns a relationship with you. You have to always depend of His grace and love and mercy. Don’t depend on nothing else but His. Jeremiah 29:13 is a scripture you should meditate. Surrender your life to Him and let Him know that you can not go on without Him. Tell Him you need Him. Tell Him you are hungry or ask for hunger for Him(Word). May God bless you by His precious glorious grace. I declare blessing for your life. Peace be with you always. Understand you are always loved.

      -By His grace, a servant of God.

      PS Watch a movie called “War room” that just came out in the movies. God bless you.

  6. Wendelin Phillips says:

    I will pray for God to renew the spirit of your mind and give you a revelation of His Word. You need to start reading the bible daily and commune with the Lord Jesus Christ daily. Everyone goes through difficulties, but the difference with a Christian, is that you will come through those difficulties when you keep your focus on God. He is with His people. You may need to go to a quiet place sometimes and focus on Him, in silence, to hear His voice. The Holy Spirit will speak to you. (John 10:27 “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.”) Also, I recommend that you accept Jesus Christ into your heart again and give yourself whole-heartedly to Him. Then practice trusting God. Ask Him to show you the areas in your life that you need to change. Then be obedient. Fasting and praying will be stifled by unbelief.

    Hebrews 11:6 “But without faith, it is impossible to please Him: for he that cometh to God must believe that He is, and the He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek Him.”

    You may choose to join a church to receive encouragement and have fellowship with other believers. I hope this helps you grow in your faith. You are welcome.

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