Your prayers move God to change the world. You may not understand the mystery of prayer. You don’t need to. But this much is clear: Action in heaven begins when someone prays on the earth. What an amazing thought!
And whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.
Good and upright is the Lord;
Therefore He teaches sinners in the way. The humble He guides in justice,
And the humble He teaches His way.
All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth,
To such as keep His covenant and His testimonies.
The possibilities of prayer are found in its allying itself with the purposes of God, for God’s purposes and man’s praying are the combination of all potent and omnipotent forces.
And He who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints in accordance with God’s will. And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.
“I removed his shoulder from the burden;
His hands were freed from the baskets. You called in trouble, and I delivered you;
I answered you in the secret place of thunder;
I tested you at the waters of Meribah. Selah.