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If There Is A Man To Pray.
This Man Is Praying To God Almighty.
Elijah Prayed, God Answered
There Is A God To Answer
If there is a woman to pray, there is always a God to answer.
The answer you get from them depends largely on what they are. The gods may be in the sea [marine spirits ], a tree, a carved image, with eyes that cannot see, ears that cannot hear and mouths that cannot utter any word for the benefit of mankind and it’s worshipers. the sun, the moon, the stars, the dead and their graves [ worshiped as god], the animals , the snakes and above all, God almighty, the only true God. If you have fallen in love and worships all these other gods, you are doomed for a negative cum devastating answer, but if you are able to discover God almighty, the only true God, the creator of heaven and earth you will get heart -warming answers to your prayers because at the mention of the name of Jesus, all other gods called knees must bow..
Philippians 2:9-10 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;
This of a truth, has been proved to be true, no man or woman, no scientist or atheist, no wise man or manipulator of public views and even Satan can deny these glaring facts, that after day comes nightfall, after winter enters the summer time and that the baby in a woman’s womb has nine months before it is permitted to cry out and embrace the earth’s surface [even where the baby comes pre mature or after the ninth month, it is seen as an error, the enemy must have done this.
Again let it be the song on your lips when you remember the topic called prayers, let it be the song in your heart whenever your knees willingly or reluctantly bends down to pray. Moreover, when you rise up from prayers let it be known to you that if there is a man to pray, there is always a God to answer and you are the next man or woman that must pray for God almighty to answer and solve your problems and the problems of the others milling around you. Believe in your heart that He has answered your prayers prayed only in the name of Jesus Christ.
,Unity Is Strenght In Prayers.
Chariots Of Fire Took Elijah
His Existence Proved.
Does God really exist? If He does , will it really need a man to pray before this God can answer.? I strongly believe there are gods and there is a supreme God that reigns above these other semi -demi –quasi gods, and that prayers is the major language and channel of communicating with Him. The prayers and the immediate or delayed answers to them simply show you the evidence of God's existence? No other arguments, no other plea "You just have to believe this truth and go on knocking on heaven’s door through prayers. The devil through his agents walking about the streets and as members of your family too, can try to withhold the prayers for some season, but continue to pray and pray until the only true God arise for your defense. One thing is certain, whenever Jehovah arises, His enemies [your troublers] will scatter.
Still wavering and doubting ?, first consider this, that the Bible recorded there are people who have sufficient evidence that the creator of the universe actually exists, they did not only pray and got answers for their prayers , but brought down His presence for all to see. Elijah and Elisha brought down the existence of God almighty for all to see.
2 Kings 1:1-15 ..
Then Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of Ahab. And Ahaziah fell down through a lattice in his upper chamber that was in Samaria, and was sick: and he sent messengers, and said unto them, Go, enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron whether I shall recover of this disease. But the angel of the LORD said to Elijah the Tishbite, Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria, and say unto them, Is it not because there is not a God in Israel, that ye go to enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron? Now therefore thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And Elijah departed. And when the messengers turned back unto him, he said unto them, Why are ye now turned back? And they said unto him, There came a man up to meet us, and said unto us, Go, turn again unto the king that sent you, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Is it not because there is not a God in Israel, that thou sendest to enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron? therefore thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die. And he said unto them, What manner of man was he which came up to meet you, and told you these words? And they answered him, He was a hairy man, and girt with a girdle of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite. Then the king sent unto him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him: and, behold, he sat on the top of an hill. And he spake unto him, Thou man of God, the king hath said, Come down. And Elijah answered and said to the captain of fifty, If I be a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And there came down fire from heaven, and consumed him and his fifty. Again also he sent unto him another captain of fifty with his fifty. And he answered and said unto him, O man of God, thus hath the king said, Come down quickly. And Elijah answered and said unto them, If I be a man of God, let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And the fire of God came down from heaven, and consumed him and his fifty. And he sent again a captain of the third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said unto him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight. Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and burnt up the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties: therefore let my life now be precious in thy sight. And the angel of the LORD said unto Elijah, Go down with him: be not afraid of him. And he arose, and went down with him unto the king.
As soon as his tenure of office was over on earth’s surface, Elijah’s exit was dramatized with the existence of a mighty God coming down to earth’s surface in a chariot of fire….
2 Kings 2:11-15
And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven. And Elisha saw it, and he cried, My father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen thereof. And he saw him no more: and he took hold of his own clothes, and rent them in two pieces. He took up also the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and went back, and stood by the bank of Jordan; And he took the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and smote the waters, and said, Where is the LORD God of Elijah? and when he also had smitten the waters, they parted hither and thither: and Elisha went over. And when the sons of the prophets which were to view at Jericho saw him, they said, The spirit of Elijah doth rest on Elisha. And they came to meet him, and bowed themselves to the ground before him.
Elisha took over from Elijah and equally brought down the mighty presence of God for his generation and beyond to see .
2 Kings 2:13 -15 He took up also the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and went back, and stood by the bank of Jordan; And he took the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and smote the waters, and said, Where is the LORD God of Elijah? and when he also had smitten the waters, they parted hither and thither: and Elisha went over. And when the sons of the prophets which were to view at Jericho saw him, they said, The spirit of Elijah doth rest on Elisha. And they came to meet him, and bowed themselves to the ground before him.
As if the parting of the great river Jordan was not enough, he commanded the axe head to lose weight and float on top of the water.
2 Kings 6:5-7
But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water: and he cried, and said, Alas, master! for it was borrowed. And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither; and the iron did swim. Therefore said he, take it up to thee. And he put out his hand, and took it.
Elijah and his servant Elisha were not the only ones that God used as vessels of honor to prove Himself, Moses the servant of the Lord had earlier demonstrated to the Egyptian Pharaoh that the God of the Hebrews does great things to prove Himself. After the ten plagues that rocked Egypt, Pharaoh submitted to the request to let God’s people Go. Immediately they left, Pharaoh forgot in a jiffy, the events of the ten horrible plagues and decided to pursue his slaves for a stiffer task mastering.
He was however kicking against the pricks as the Lord almighty lifted His right hand in favour of His people and commanded Moses His servant to stretch forth his hand towards the Red sea which tended to hinder the great escape.
As Moses obeyed the voice of the Lord , behold, the Lord showed up in the sea and caused it to be parted thitter and created an express –road through which His people passed through. He made a way where there was no way. However, this great road that opened suddenly in the sea was not for everybody, it could not remain open for the Egyptiians who tried to copy their Israeli counterparts but drowned.
And the LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued after the children of Israel: and the children of Israel went out with a high hand. But the Egyptians pursued after them, all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his army, and overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pihahiroth, before Baalzephon. And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians marched after them; and they were sore afraid: and the children of Israel cried out unto the LORD. And they said unto Moses, Because there were no graves in Egypt, hast thou taken us away to die in the wilderness? wherefore hast thou dealt thus with us, to carry us forth out of Egypt? Is not this the word that we did tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? For it had been better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness. And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will shew to you to day: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to day, ye shall see them again no more for ever. The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace. And the LORD said unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto me? speak unto the children of Israel, that they go forward: But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: and the children of Israel shall go on dry ground through the midst of the sea. And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and I will get me honour upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host, upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen. And the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I have gotten me honour upon Pharaoh, upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen. And the angel of God, which went before the camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and the pillar of the cloud went from before their face, and stood behind them: And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave light by night to these: so that the one came not near the other all the night. And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided. And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left. And the Egyptians pursued, and went in after them to the midst of the sea, even all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen. And it came to pass, that in the morning watch the LORD looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians, And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fighteth for them against the Egyptians. And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the sea, that the waters may come again upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots, and upon their horsemen. And Moses stretched forth his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to his strength when the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled against it; and the LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea. And the waters returned, and covered the chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them; there remained not so much as one of them. But the children of Israel walked upon dry land in the midst of the sea; and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left. Thus the LORD saved Israel that day out of the hand of the Egyptians; and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the seashore. And Israel saw that great work which the LORD did upon the Egyptians: and the people feared the LORD, and believed the LORD, and his servant Moses.
Remember He promised those you seek Him, the great possibilities of finding Him
"You will seek me and find me; when you seek me with all your heart, I will be found by you." Jeremiah 29:13.
“I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.
And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.”
Before you look at the facts surrounding God's existence, ask yourself, If God does exist, would I want to know him? These are necessary steps to follow because though the disciples of Jesus were following Him every day, He still needed to know their minds when He posed the following questions.
Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?
When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am? And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets. He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven. And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
Here then, are some reasons to consider
Does God exist? does the complexity of our planet [ earth] ever led you to believe there is an architect , a supreme one, that designed ,beautified and sustains the earth and all that is in today?
The joy and peace that the name of Jesus gives to the world is sustaining it today. Stop praying un-informed prayers, prayers you are saying because others are doing so, try to know if there is someone there by asking God to open your eyes and activate your spiritual antenna .By knocking hard on heaven’s doors and asking these question, where is the Lord God of Elijah?, the God of Elisha, Daniel, Joseph, Abraham, Isaac and Israel [Jacob], the God of Shedrack, Mishack, and Abedenego ?, the God that delivered Paul and Silas from the stings of death ?
Go ahead and ask for that God that strengthened the rod of Moses and transformed it into a snake[ python] and the God that used the same rod and divided the Red sea by the hand of Moses when the[Red sea ] became a stumbling block before His chosen people ,Israel.
I Cried Unto The Lord
I Cried Unto The Lord
If there is a man to pray , there is a God to answer, you can now wonder no more, and try to know Him more by investigating Jesus Christ. Remember we're told that " God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. John 3:16-17.
If there is a man to pray, there is a God to answer, the problem with us is that we refuse to be nurtured or shepherd by Him only those who give their ears to Him can confirm there is a God that answers prayers.In
John 10:27.. Jesus said “ My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me”:
If there is a man to pray , there is certainly a God to answer for the god’s of the nations are the idols of today, but the only true God made the heavens and the earth.
Psalms 96:5 For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.
If there is a man to pray, there is a God to answer for-thus says the bible in Psalms 86:9 “ All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name.” The nations for sure are trooping to the mountains and synagogues to worship , praise and lift up the holy name of the Lord God almighty.
If there is a nation to pray—there is a God to answer,-- Isaiah 34:1 Come near, ye nations, to hear; and hearken, ye people: let the earth hear, and all that is therein; the world, and all things that come forth of it.
If there is a man to pray—there is a God to answer
Exodus-- 17:4 “And Moses cried unto the LORD, saying, What shall I do unto this people? they be almost ready to stone me.”
Numbers 12:13 “And Moses cried unto the LORD, saying, Heal her now, O God, I beseech thee.”
Joshua- 24:7 “And when they cried unto the LORD, he put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them, and covered them; and your eyes have seen what I have done in Egypt: and ye dwelt in the wilderness a long season.”
1Samuel 15:11--“It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following me, and hath not performed my commandments. And it grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the LORD all night”.
1Kings 17:20 “And he cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, hast thou also brought evil upon the widow with whom I sojourn, by slaying her son?”
“And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, I pray thee, let this child's soul come into him again.”
Psalm 3:4 “I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.
Psalm 18:6 “In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears
Psalm 30:8” I cried to thee, O LORD; and unto the LORD I made supplication.”
Psalm 88:13 “But unto thee have I cried, O LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer prevent thee.”
Psalm 120:1 “A Song of degrees. In my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he heard me.
Psalm 130:1 “A Song of degrees. Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD.”
Psalm 142:1 “ A Prayer when he was in the cave. I cried unto the LORD with my voice; with my voice unto the LORD did I make my supplication”
Psalm 142:5 “I cried unto thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my refuge and my portion in the land of the living.”
Jeremiah 20:8 -“For since I spake, I cried out, I cried violence and spoil; because the word of the LORD was made a reproach unto me, and a derision, daily.”
John 2:2 “And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest”
God does not force us to believe in him, even though it might be necessary for Him to do so because of His impending wrath. Instead, he has provided sufficient proof of his existence for us to willingly respond to him. If you want to begin a relationship with God now, you can.
The decision is yours, no one will coerce you . But if you want to be forgiven by God and come into a relationship with him, you can do so right now by asking him to forgive you and come into your life. Jesus said, "Behold, I stand at the door [of your heart] and knock. He who hears my voice and opens the door, I will come into him [or her]."19 If you want to do this, but aren't sure how to put it into words, this may help: "Jesus, thank you for dying for my sins. You know my life and that I need to be forgiven. I ask you to forgive me right now and come into my life. I want to know you in a real way. Come into my life now. Thank you that you wanted a relationship with me. Amen."
God views your relationship with him as permanent. Referring to all those who believe in him, Jesus Christ said of us, "I know them, and they follow me; and I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish, and no one shall snatch them out of my hand."
He said, "I am the light of the world, he who follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."14 He claimed attributes belonging only to God: to be able to forgive people of their sin, free them from habits of sin, give people a more abundant life and give them eternal life in heaven. Unlike other teachers who focused people on their words, Jesus pointed people to himself. He did not say, "follow my words and you will find truth." He said, "I am the way, the truth, and the life, no one comes to the Father but through me.
“If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. "15 2 Chronicles 7:14
If there is a man to pray there is certainly a God to answer, and you may be the man or woman God is waiting to pray on that issue. If music be the food of love, go on play on, and if prayers will bring answers to those problems,