Dunamis January 2018 Empower Service – Understanding Prayer? – Pastor Paul Enenche

DIGCEmpowermentService #OpenDoorsFast #Day7 JANUARY 2018 EMPOWERMENT SERVICE – 14TH JANUARY 2018 ANCHOR SCRIPTURE(S): MATTHEW 6:9-13

MESSAGE TOPIC: UNDERSTANDING PRAYER By: Dr. Paul Enenche

SERVICE OBJECTIVE: Understanding what prayer entails The subject of prayer is one of the most misunderstood subjects in Christendom Many think prayers happen only when there is a problem, while others see prayers as an avenue to complain to God or quarrel with God, but this is not so.

WHAT IS PRAYER ALL ABOUT?

1. Prayer is a platform for Communion between God and man (Matt. 6:9) Prayer is the platform for the building, the strengthening or the development of the relationship between God and man Relationship must precede request Prayer is an avenue for the servicing of the relationship between God and man; and relationship is serviced by communication Relationship thrives on communication You can confirm the relationship of a person and their God by the quality of their prayer life

WHAT COMMUNION WITH GOD ACHIEVES:

1a. The opportunity to know God (Hos. 6:1-3; Dan. 11:32b)

1b. The opportunity to know God’s mind and will for your life (Gen. 18:17; Hab. 2:1)

1c. The opportunity to connect the nature of God (2Cor. 3:18) 2. Prayer is a platform for the offering of thanks, praise and worship to God (Matt. 6:9)

i. The objective of prayer is not just petition and supplication but also adoration and submission

ii. Prayer is not just a place to approach God for what He can do but to approach God for Who HE is

iii. Prayer is not just a place for asking, it is a place for thanking Until your thanks is acceptable, what you ask is not welcome

WHAT APPRECIATION DOES AT THE PLACE OF PRAYER:

2a. Appreciation for what He did before is qualification for what He will do again (Ps. 103:1-3; 1Sam. 17:34-37)

2b. Celebrating His character in praise is attracting His Presence because His praise is His House (Ps. 22:3)

2c. Submission in worship guarantees the expression of His Almightiness (2Chron. 5:13-14; Acts 16:25-26)

3. Prayer is a platform for the establishment of the rule and will of God in the earth (Matt. 6:10)

i. Prayer is a platform for the enthronement of the Almighty in the affairs of men ii. Prayer is a platform for the enforcement of the Will of God

iii. Prayer is a platform for the dethronement of the enemy

WHAT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE RULE OF GOD AT THE PLACE OF PRAYER ACHIEVES:

3a. The establishment of the climate or condition of Heaven on earth (Deut. 11:20-21)

3b. The fulfilment of the purpose of God on the earth (Ps. 89:34) 3c.

The fulfilment of the destiny of man (Ps. 29:11) Until the enemy is dethroned and the Almighty is enthroned, destiny is not fulfilled

4. Prayer is a platform for accessing our inheritance in God (Matt. 6:11)

i. Prayer is a platform for accessing Divine promises

ii. Prayer is a platform for the delivery of Divine packages

iii. Prayer is a platform to access supernatural supplies

iv. Prayer is a platform for placing demands on our God-ordained Divine promises

v. Prayer is an altar for the attack of needs and lack in life

THE OUTCOME OF ACCESSING OUR INHERITANCE AT THE PLACE OF PRAYER:

4a. The life of fulilment and satisfaction (Joel 2:26-27)

4b. The life of focused spirituality (Joel 2:26)

4c. The life of impact, both for humanity and eternity

5. Prayer is platform for the maintenance of true holiness and godliness (Matt. 6:12)

i. Prayer is the platform for cleansing in life

ii. Prayer is the platform for the establishment of the lifestyle of uprightness

iii. Prayer is the platform for character transformation

HOW HOLINESS AND GODLINESS IS ACCESSED AT THE PLACE OF PRAYER:

5a. At the place of prayer the holiness of God reveals the filthiness of man (Isa. 6:1-5)

5b. At the place of prayer the character of God gets assimilated by the spirit of man (Prov. 13:20)

5c. At the place of prayer, the Presence of God generates the Anointing to destroy the bondages in man (Acts 10:38)

6. Prayer is a platform for the frustration or abortion of the agenda of the enemy in our lives (Matt. 6:13) i. The place of prayer is the place for the interruption and interception of satanic schemes and schedules ii. The place of prayer is the place where victory is enforced over the multifaceted activities of the enemy

THE OUTCOME OF THE FRUSTRATION OF ENEMY AGENDA AT THE PLACE OF PRAYER:

6a. Fulfilment in life (1Kings 5:4) You know rest when the enemy is arrested (1Kings 5:4)

6b. Preservation of life (John 10:10)

6c. Destiny fulfilment (Jer. 29:11) You can be rescued from the wrong spouse through a rugged life of prayer PRAYERS Father, I have come before You today; I appreciate You and honour You Lord.

I thank You for Your Word to me Lord. To You be all the glory Lord, in Jesus’ Name Father, I come to You just as I am.

Draw me closer to Yourself in relationship Lord, in Jesus’ Name Father, everything that belongs to me, my family, the Church and the Nation, I connect and collect at this place of prayer, in Jesus’ Name.

Father, I ask for the purification, purging and cleansing of my life from every fault and guilt; cleanse me Lord, in Jesus’ Name

Father, we ask that You abort every plan of the enemy in the lives of the people, in the Church and in this Nation.

We declare, every agenda of the enemy concerning our Nation, you are nullified NOW! satan, concerning my life, the Church and the Nation, the Blood of Jesus is against you!

Father, we ask that You will scatter everyone who delights in war; every supporter and collaborator of killings in Nigeria, SCATTER THEM LORD, in Jesus’ Name. (Ps. 68:30) #EnoughIsEnough

Father, every pharaoh, agent of the devil and sponsor of killers in Nigeria, everyone who will not allow the oppressed to go free in Nigeria BURY THEM!

oh you pharaoh, what are you waiting for? DIE!! (Ex. 15:1-3)

Father, every pharaoh who will not let my life rest, let my family rest, let the Church or this Nation rest, lay them to rest Lord, in Jesus’ Name

Father, empower our law enforcement in this Nation to do the right thing, in Jesus’ Name!

Father, in my life, family, destiny, in the Church and in our Nation, Thy Kingdom come and Thy Will be done, in Jesus’ Name

Every altar of herdsmen, terrorism, ritualists and killers in Nigeria, and the high priests of such altars, CATCH FIRE NOW!

Thank You Lord for answered prayers.

To You be all the glory Lord in Jesus’ Name

COMMUNION FOCUS (REVELATION 12:11): Communion of victory and triumph over every agenda of the enemy ANOINTING FOCUS (GENESIS 32:28; ACTS 10:38; ZECHARIAH 12:10): Seal of triumph and power to prevail against the forces of darkness. The Spirit of grace and supplication is released.

Your season of travail is over

PROPHETIC DECLARATIONS:

– Anyone who wants you and your generation to die, it is them and their generation that will be wasted!

– You will never travail before any devil, you will prevail in all circumstances!

– You won’t marry the wrong person!

– You won’t be buried before your time!

– What God wants you to be, receive the grace to become it!

 


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