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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  • QDKelly

    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?

  • http://notashamedofthegospel.com/ Peter Guirguis

    Amen Kelly, I absolutely agree!

    Thank you for your very insightful comments, they are always welcome :-)

  • Tiwanda

    Amen

  • Cory Haberkern

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

  • iam

    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.

  • iam

    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.

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