“Humbling yourself in prayer”
NAS Ps 109:4 In return for my love they act as my accusers;
But I am in prayer.
KJV “But I give myself unto prayer”
Acts 6:4 But we will give (Devote) ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.
THE ROOT OF ALL FAILURE IS PRAYER FAILURE
Acts 2:42 They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
GOD IS DEPENDENT UPON THE PRAYERS OF BELIEVERS
Ezek 36:36 Then the nations which are left all around you shall know that I, the Lord, have rebuilt the ruined places and planted what was desolate. I, the Lord, have spoken it, and I will do it.”
37 ‘Thus says the Lord God: “I will also let the house of Israel inquire of Me to do this for them: I will increase their men like a flock.
GOD’S WORD, WRITTEN OR PROPHETIC DOES NOT MEAN IT’S GOING TO HAPPEN AUTOMATICALLY.
THE LIFE OF JESUS AND WHAT HE TAUGHT. Matt 6, 9
Zech 10:1 Ask rain from the Lord at the time of the spring rain—
The Lord who makes the storm clouds; And He will give them showers of rain, vegetation in the field to each man.
Daniel 9:1 In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of Median descent, who was made king over the kingdom of the Chaldeans— 2 in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, observed in the books the number of the years which was revealed as the word of the Lord to Jeremiah the prophet for the completion of the desolations of Jerusalem, namely, seventy years. 3 So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes. 4 I prayed to the Lord my God and confessed
1 Pet 5:6 Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time,
IMPORTANT KEY’S HERE TO DOING AND UNDERSTANDING THE WILL OF GOD.
YOU CANNOT DETERMINE OR MAKE THE SEASONS OF YOUR LIFE AND MINISTRY!
TO HUMBLE YOURSELF MEANS TO BE BROKEN BEFORE GOD; TO RECOGNIZE YOUR DEPENDENCE UPON GOD. TO BE REPENTANT OF SINS OF COMMISSION AND SINS OF OMMISION
REPENTANCE IS NOT JUST SOMETHING YOU DO WHEN YOU GET SAVED BUT SOMETHING YOU DO ALL YOUR LIFE.
VS 20-27 AN ANGEL APPEARS TO DANIEL AND HE GETS REVELATION CONCERNING HOW LONG IT WOULD BE BEFORE THE MESSIAH COMES AND ALSO THE TRIBULATION AND INFO ON THE ANITCHRIST.
10:1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a message was revealed to Daniel, who was named Belteshazzar; and the message was true and one of great conflict, but he understood the message and had an understanding of the vision. 2 In those days, I, Daniel, had been mourning for three entire weeks.
12 Then he said to me, “Do not be afraid, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart on understanding this and on humbling yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to your words.
Ezra 1 Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah, the Lord stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he sent a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying: 2 “Thus says Cyrus king of Persia, ‘The Lord, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and He has appointed me to build Him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
NOT ONLY IS THE UNSEEN REALM ACTIVATED WHEN WE PRAY BUT THINGS START MOVING IN THE NATURAL REALM AS WELL.
James 4:6 But He gives a greater grace. Therefore it says, “God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”