Throughout the Pentecostal and charismatic movements there are countless occurrences of people being “slain in the Spirit” or “resting in the Spirit” in which the person receiving prayer is overcome by God’s presence and they suddenly fall from a standing position to rest on the floor. Typically, most occurrences happen in a group setting such…

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Praying with others can mean praying with one other person or a group of people.  While praying alone is our primary means of communicating with God, enlisting others to pray with us can strengthen our prayer life. We gain fresh perspectives and new insights from hearing others pray aloud about our concerns. We are also…

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Fasting and prayer go together.  Fasting is a means of prayer in which we give up food or some other daily activity of life for a set period of time in order to focus more clearly on God.  The Hebrew word tsum means a voluntary abstinence from food, which has also been translated as “deny…

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This method of healing prayer combines faith with physical skills in order to lay hands on a person to pray.   Those praying silently concentrate on allowing God’s healing power to flow through them and out through their hands into the person. How to do this prayer practice: 1.  Develop your desire and your faith. The…

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In praying for healing through the laying on of hands, Christians pray together for the sick believing that the gift of healing would be made manifest through the prayers of those who fervently seek. The laying on of hands and praying in faith for the sick comes from the following Bible passage: “Is anyone among…

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Create a Smart Phone Prayer List by using the “Notes” app like on an iPhone to help you  remember to pray for people who request prayer. How to do this prayer practice: 1.  Unleash the prayer potential of your electronic leash. Have you ever told someone you’d pray for them but then forgotten to pray…

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Here are some simple steps to help you get started praying with your spouse.  Praying regularly with your spouse builds more intimate relationships and stronger marriages. How to do this prayer practice: 1. Build your desire. The couples who are successful in making a habit of praying together begin by consciously make it a goal. …

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