How to Pray in the Spirit to God, 5 easy steps

How to Pray in the Spirit to God, 5 easy steps

In today’s daily bible study, we shall discuss 5 steps steps on how to pray in the spirit to God.

When we pray, we pour out our hearts to God. We say our needs, ask for things or give thanks. The problem is that many of us are not sure how to pray in the spirit. There are times when we feel weak because of an emotional situation; In such situations it’s difficult to focus on what we should say during prayer. There are elements you can include in your prayers to make it easier for you to pray in the spirit. This will help you feel as if any emotional stress was lifted from your shoulders, and that you can connect with God even when you are feeling low or going through a difficult time. By following the steps listed below when praying, you will, rest assured get optimized focus and the best out of your prayer.

Step one:  Sing praises and worship to God.

Step two: Give thanks to God

Step three: Ask God to forgive you.

Step four: Ask for the spirit of God to direct you.

Step five: Present your supplications before God

Step one:  Sing praises and worship.

Singing before praying is like a warm-up exercise before playing a sporting game. Singing praises and worship songs help put you in the mood to pray. It helps to elevate your spirit to higher divine dimension. This is why most places of worships have musical instruments to sing praises and worship before praying. It is also the reason why there is a choir in the temple in Jerusalem. Music stimulates the spirit of prayer and meditation. To pray in the spirit, learn to sing songs of praises and worship before starting your prayer.

Step two: Give thanks to God

After you have finished singing praises and worship songs, you start your prayer by giving thanks to God. Gratitude is very important. Thank God for the things He had done for you in the past, the things He is doing for you presently and the things He will do for you in the future. Gratitude goes a long way to open up doors of blessing. When God sees that you are grateful for the things He did for you in the past, He will see reasons to do more for now and in the future. Thank God for your life, for your health, for your family, for your job/work/business, for your children, for your friends, for the food you eat, for the house you live in, for everything for can remember that you have, show gratitude to God and He will do more for you.

Step three: Ask God to forgive you.

After thanking God for His goodness and mercies in your life, the next thing to pray for is forgiveness. Ask God to forgive your trespasses and sins. You can’t be in sin and grace will abide. Ask God to forgive your sins, the ones you committed knowingly and the ones you committed unknowingly. Mention the things you can remember you did wrongly and ask God to forgive you. And as you ask God for forgiveness, also declare verbally that you have forgiven those that offended you. You cannot be asking God for forgiveness while you bear grudges against someone else. As you pronounce that you have forgiven those that offended you, make sure in your heart that you have truly forgiven them. That is the fastest way to gain forgiveness from God.

Step four: Ask for the spirit of God to direct you

In this step on how to pray to God in the spirit, you ask the Spirit of God to take control and guide you as you make your supplications before God. When you pray out of divine direction, words will freely come out of your mouth, otherwise, you may be struggling to pray, you will be mixing words unorderly. But, when the spirit of God guides and directs you, you will competently and fluently pour words out from your mouth, and after praying, you will be wondering how it all happened. Asking the spirit of God to direct you as you pray is a tremendous step on how to pray to God in the spirit effectively. Again, do not force yourself to pray in a particular language; any language that is easy for you to flow with as you pray, use it. Just allow the spirit of God to lead you as you pray and you will have a powerful prayer.

Step five: Present your supplications before God

Haven taken the four steps listed above, it’s now time to pour out your heart as it worries you to God. Just as the spirit leads, table your requests before God who has all the power to answer prayers. and as you pray, remind God of His words in the bible, use some quotations in the bible to back up your prayers and you will see miracles come your way.

Following the 5 steps listed above to pray will go a long way in helping get your prayers answered.

May the God Lord continue to pay head to our prayers. Amen.

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