fredag 28. september 2012

Nr. 381: How experienced answers to prayer, there are methods and special "tricks" or, God unconditionally?

Nr. 381:

How experienced answers to prayer, there are methods and special "tricks" or, God unconditionally?

Mark 11 22 And Jesus answered and said unto them, Have faith in God! 23 Verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be taken up and cast into the sea! and shall not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it shall befall. 24 Therefore I say unto you, All that I pray for and desire, believe that ye receive them, and it shall happen to you.

It pays to pray, we sing a song, but to pray to God and believe in your heart, then it happens during

The most important and going to pray is to believe in God and his son Jesus Christ

Joh. AD 14 1. Let your heart be troubled not! Believe in God, believe also in me!

1) Faith in God and faith in Jesus is the world's wealth and opportunity. Belief in the one true God, the Father and His Son Jesus Christ is of greater importance and richness than anything else in this world, God be praised! We talk about prayer and faith here, but the premise of all is to believe, but believe right and good. There are many who believe, but they do wrong, and then think they are not good either. Israel was accused not to believe but to believe wrong, and then everything else was also wrong.

Rom. 10. 2 For I give them the witness that they have a zeal for God, but not with discernment.

It is not always "enough" to pray and to be diligent, we must be the right way teaches the word of God. The starting point then is to believe in God the Father and His Beloved Son, Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. And believe that God the Father is the only true God, and no other. Then we have a legal basis and faith in God is also the main reason truth back Christian faith and doctrine. And it belongs in the first reasons the word of God according to Hebrews.

Hebrews 6 1. Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings about Christ and stride forward towards perfection, so we are not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works and faith in God.

Children lesson is to have faith in God

This to believe in the one true God and his son are both elementary teachings and that brings us into eternal life, and everything else, Hallelujah!

Joh. AD 17 3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ.

Add cross-legged you who believe that the Father is the only true God and believe that the Father sent him to make atonement for our sins was His beloved Son Jesus Christ. Relax, enjoy life and price your great God answered prayer and everything else along the way. You are seats in heaven with his beloved Son.

Efes. 2. 6 and raised us with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus.

We are privileged as no other, and all he wants to provide us with His Beloved Son, then we are all his children. Even Jesus prayed to his God and Father

Rom. 8. 17 And if children, then heirs, heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ 32 He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not also give us all things with him? 39 neither ridge nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

The very, very important is to be saved and to believe in the one true God and His Son Jesus Christ, "arranges" everything else out

We know the commercials depicting one from Østfold and Fredrikstad, saying: "It will be all right." Yes, everything works out for those who believe in God and His Son Jesus Christ. Let me remind us again what Jesus said, put these words and this Bible verse to memory:

Joh. AD 14 1. Let your heart be troubled not! Believe in God, believe also in me!

Here some different translations of this word: Svenska (1917) "Edra hjärtan care icke oroliga. Throne of God tron ​​ock on me. Danish (1917/1931) "Let your heart forfærdes not! Belief in God, and believe in me!

Translated from faith in God: eis. It believes that to come to a place or city. That is exactly what we find in the Bible, that to believe is to be believed. This is from my commentaries Ephesians 3 12 In whom we have boldness and faith in Him we can come to God with confidence. What is it that makes us lose our courage to come to God and ask him anything? In 1 John 3:21 it said that if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God. The fact that you think that you are not worthy to receive anything from God because of all the sins and wrong things you have done, do you not have the expectation that your prayers are answered. One of the biggest reasons you often can not get answers to prayer is not because of your sin or lack of holiness, but because you are not quite sure whether you deserve it. Let me just add that the devil likes to use sin to condemn us, then I urge not to sin. You may be a Christian who knows that you have been there through faith and not by your fine work, but because you may feel that God is not fully satisfied with you, you are not sure whether he will actually answer your prayers. Or you feel you do not have enough faith. There are emotions that often is the obstacle to answered prayer is not faith. For faith is a choice, but often comes feelings in the way, and it's easy and choose emotions rather than to believe the truth. Our feelings can often tell us something that is not true. You may feel that you have not you deserve something, you may feel that because you have made so many mistakes that God does not hear you. You may feel that you do not have enough faith, and that God is pleased with you. I may at times feel that God is not pleased with me, but that's not the truth. God is pleased with me and you because you have chosen to believe him. Choose not to go by what you feel. You can have confidence toward God even though you should not feel like it, for your boldness before God does not depend on what you have done or will do, but only on God's gift called grace. You can boldly accept this gift, even if you do not feel you deserve it.

Efes 1 13 In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation - in whom also, after that ye were come to the faith, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise,

Notice the wording, we have believed. It's something we're going to, not as we strive to make or earn, Hallelujah. I am a Danish citizen, but I have not made me earn. I was born there and has always been Dansk although we moved to Norway when I was 5 years old. But my sister has the same parents as me but is Norwegian when she was born in Norway. What is the difference? Birth, where you are born spiritually? That is what is crucial. The world of children is often much better than us believers, but it does nothing if they are not born again. The new birth is essential, and that we experience by faith in God and His Beloved Son.

Psalm 87 1. Of Korah children: a hymn, a song. / The place he has established in the holy mountain, 2 Zion gates love the Lord above all Jacob's dwellings. 3 Lovely things are said of thee, O city of God. Sela. 4 I mention Rahab and Babylon among them that know me: behold Philistine and tyrieren with Ethiopian: This is born there. / 5 And on Zion it shall be said: Every one is born there. And He, the Most High, do it fast. 6 The Lord shall count when people are they not written, and say: This is born there. Sela. 7 And the singing and dancing, to say: all my springs are in thee.

Why sing and dance? They are born where the source is, hallelujah! It does not have to be born in the Sahara desert and have all kinds of money, you will be constantly thirsty forever. But being born and living in Norway, particularly on the west coast as it rains throughout the year and the water is more than enough. What is the difference? Wherever are born and live. The secret of the Christian life is to be born and see the wealth that goes with it. Therefore, we need enlightened eyes that Paul asks the church to get to see the wealth they already had in Christ.

This is from my commentaries Ephesians 1 17 I pray that our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, let you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you learn to know God. This is where it begins. To be saved is to learn about God and Jesus to know. Jesus himself says in John 17.3: And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, whom you sent forth, Jesus Christ. This verb "to know" in the biblical language expresses much more than acquaintances. It expresses the deepest community, gained by personal experience. You can have all the world's knowledge about a person, but you do not know him before he met and been with him over time. Same verb "to know" is incidentally about the most intimate union of man and woman. It is eg. verbatim in Gen. 1 4.25: Adam knew his wife and she bore him his son Seth. Maybe that's why the church is called the Bride of Christ. To be a Christian is something much more than having knowledge about God or believe that he is. It also believes the evil spirits: Jak 2.19 You believe that God is one? It makes you right in. Even the demons believe that - and shudder! No, that saving faith is to get a personal relationship with God in Jesus Christ. It is to be in Him, as Paul repeatedly says both here in Ephesians and elsewhere. To get into this community, we need the Spirit's revelation. Paul says in 1 Corinthians 2.14: The man is, in itself, does not accept the things of the Spirit of God. For him it is foolishness, and he can not understand them, because they are spiritually discerned. But it is possible to believe. It happens when the Spirit reveals God's wisdom for us. And the wisdom of God is the Word of the Cross: We preach Christ crucified. For Jews, this is offensive and to Gentiles foolishness, 24 but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power and wisdom of God. Paul says in 1 Corinthians 1.23 to 24. The word of the cross is also God's love revelation. John says, 1 John 4.9 to 10 And God's love was revealed among us when he sent his only begotten Son into the world so that we might have life through him. 10 Love is not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. This love is never done with knowing. The Christian life is a continual growth in the knowledge of Christ and love for him. This awareness grows primarily by being in His word. And here we still need spiritual revelation and enlightenment. In Psalm 119.18 asking David: Open my eyes, that I may see wonderful things in your law. And the more we learn to know Jesus, the more, more we desire to be better acquainted with him. I find it highly to read in File 3.7-9: But before that were gain to me, I see now that a loss because of Christ. 8 Yes, I count everything as loss because of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, is so much more valuable. For his sake I have lost everything, and I see it as scrap that I may gain Christ 9 and be with him. This Paul writes about. 61 years He can look back on nearly 30 years as a Christian. What had he seen and experienced with Jesus! Yet his greatest desire to know Christ and be found in Him. Against it pales everything else. The more we understand of God's love, the more we learn of it, the more we surrender to it - with everything we are and have. And the more we surrender to God, the freer we are, for that is what we are called to. And the more we surrender, the more we are transformed to look like Jesus, the more we want to do His will. It is possible to be an obedient Christian without being given over to God's love. And it's unfortunately much strenuous obedience among Christians. One does what God wants of duty. But God's word says that what is done in love, it has no value for him. 1 Corinthians 13.3 If I give all I possess to the bread of the poor, even if I give myself to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing. But it is not possible to be given over to God but also to obey Him. When jumping out of obedience surrender. When is not Christian life a set rules and regulations: "You should and you should not," no, then it becomes, "I will and I will not." If someone said to me: "You should not have someone on the side of Berit", then there would be a heavy obligation to comply with the request. I have experienced her love and I have given myself to her. I do not want anyone else. - In the same way with God: "You shall have no other gods before me," he says. But it will not I? So much have I learned of his love that I will not follow anyone but him! 18 May he eyes of your heart light, that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, We have the hope of a glorious heritage. Peter begins his 1.brev to praise God for this hope: 1 Pet 1.3 to 5 Praise be to God, our Lord Jesus Christ, Father, who in his great mercy we have been born anew to a living hope through Jesus Christ's resurrection from the dead! 4 We will have a legacy that will never perish, and not stain or fade. It is hidden in heaven for you 5 who by God's power is preserved by faith, then you shall attain to salvation: he is all ready to be revealed at the end of time. We have a living hope. This means that it is not empty and vacuous hope. It is not a vague, uncertain desire á la student who hopes he stands for exams, or when we say: "I hope that it will be good weather tomorrow." - No, Jesus guarantees hoped by his resurrection from the dead! As he was, so shall we who think one day arise. Jesus has gone ahead to prepare us a place, he says. And one day he will come back and take us home. Then we have a part in that legacy is hidden in heaven for us. We hope blows all our human notions. There are simply too large to comprehend with our human senses. That is why Paul pray that the Holy Spirit must give our hearts spot light so we understand. This is a bit strange expression, but the heart of biblical language is not only pump blood, but stands for the internal organ that allows us to communicate with God. We believe with our hearts, we understand with the heart, the Bible says. Another word for heart is the human spirit. Basically this means dead, but by the Spirit of God makes the living, so we can intervene faith and understand more of the glory that awaits. Let me just take a couple of passages that say something about our glorious heritage: 1 John 3.2 Beloved, now we are children of God, and it doth not yet been revealed what we shall be. We know that when He appears, we shall be like Him, for we shall see him as he is. Imagine, we shall see him as he is ... I know what it feel it in the body of tension and expectation: He whom I have known, learned to love, whom I have served, believed in and worshiped without looking - his Beauty shall I see clearly! Face to face! For one day it will be! Then it is fulfilled that which was spoken by the prophet Isaiah: With my own eyes I shall behold the King in His beauty. 33.17. But it will not be the same experience as when we packed up all the presents on Christmas Eve, and it is not more to enjoy. Have you noticed that the hope is to consist of eternity? 1Cor 13.13 So abide, these three: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. There is always something to hope for. Eternal life will be a constant surprise. It never gets dull or boring to behold the glory of God. And let us also bring the vision John saw on Patmos: Revelation 21.1-5 I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. 2 And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared and adorned as a bride for her husband. 3 From the throne I heard a loud voice saying: "Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men. He will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself will be with them. 4 He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain. For the former things are passed away. " 5 He who sits on the throne, said to me: "Behold, I make all things new." When hope is alive, the faith boldly and love burning! The third Paul asks is 3. That they need to understand the very power of God is Ephesians 1.18 to 19 May he eyes of your heart light, so you understand - how very His power is in us who believe. That's what we need to live here in the time between the call to salvation and hope that awaits. The Christian life is a journey toward a goal. We are not vagrants who wander aimlessly through life coaching. We are not tourists every night coming back to the place we went out from. No, we are pilgrims every day to get closer to the target. But the obstacles are many temptations and dangers lurk. We have a powerful opponent who has only one program: Steal, kill and destroy. Then it is easy to look up to the problems and discouraged. So Paul asks that we must understand how very His power is that is in us who believe. And then he describes this power to demonstrate three facts that are: First, God showed his mighty power by: A. Tourism Jesus from the dead. Jesus' resurrection puts Christianity in a unique position. It is almost proof that our beliefs are true. Yes, Paul says to the philosophically trained on Aeropagos: Acts 17.31 For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice. This will be done by the man he has chosen to do so, after he has furnished proof to all men by raising Him from the døde.NB 88 Jesus' resurrection was more than a dead fungi revival. Lazarus was restored to life after being dead for four days, but he had to die again. Jesus' resurrection was a victory over death. It was God's mighty power that broke the power of death. Therefore, Paul's triumph in 1 Corinthians 15.55 Death, where is thy sting? Death, where is thy victory? 1 Corinthians 15.57 But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ! So Jesus arose, we believe that one day arise. So really is God's power in us who believe. God also proved his immense power by b Put Jesus at His right hand in heaven. It is the highest place of honor, the seat of the highest authority. During Jesus' earthly life, he was like God in essence, now he is also in effect. Thus he also got name above all names: the name of the Lord, namely, in Greek Kyrios, the Hebrew Yahweh, that is God's own name. Paul probably revisit an old hymn or confession in File 2.9-11: Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name above every name, 10 that every knee shall bow in the name of Jesus, in heaven and on earth and under the earth , 11 and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to God's glory! Literally it says, confess the Lord Jesus Christ. Now Jesus carries God's omnipotence over all principalities and powers. Everything he put under his feet, V22. He is also with us, as he promised: Behold, I am with you alway, even unto the end. Matt 28.20. What have we to fear? 19 and where his power really is with us who believe. With this great power and strength I must say that the term fullness of him who fills all in all, have been the subject of many interpretations. I will not weary you with them. I think the verse must be understood from the parallel in Colossians 2.9 to 10 In him the whole fullness deity bodily present, 10 and in Christ, who is the head of all rule and authority, have you also been part of this body. All that Jesus is and he has given to the church by the Holy Spirit. We are filled with him. Therefore, the same power that God revealed by Jesus raise from the dead, available with us who believe! Do we believe this? Why do we complain when so often their own impotence? It is interesting at all. God is able to let their power work through our weakness, yes, when does the strongest! This is what Paul testifies in 2 Cor 12.9. He struggled with a weakness, a thorn in the flesh, and asked to be let go. But God said, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness." - And then comes the strong words: therefore will I rather glory in my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me. II. How do we trigger this power between us? Yes, this is all well and good, but to be honest, we see not so much to this mighty force. Will it be just fine words from a preacher who is paid to say that, or is it experienced reality in our own lives and in our congregation? I think we have a lot of good with God, but he must be allowed to escape to in our lives. And what does he do when we praise, thank, pray as Paul does in this passage - and when we obey Him. When we pray that God's word, then we can be certain that we pray in accordance with God's will, and when our prayers are fulfilled. Praise and prayer are inextricably linked. When we praise and thank God, either with our words or our song, either with the good old songs or new choirs, so direct our gaze toward God and open ourselves to all that He has given us in Christ. Thanksgiving Prayer focuses on who we pray to. It lifts our eyes up from the problems that can make us despondent, to Solver, and then we cheer. b And when we pray, we go off our bare hands and accept what he wants to give us. In prayerful conversation with God the Holy Spirit to show us what he wants us to do. c And so we see that Paul gives thanks to God for the church he is writing to. Now there was good reason for it, for he had heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, v.16 20 he traveled up Christ from the dead and set him at his right hand in heaven, You carry oppstandelskraft Christ in you. So have you share in his resurrection. When Jesus rose from the dead, so we stood up with him, because we are in him. How blessed it is to be in Jesus. Hugo Odeberg say about our resurrection that it means "the whole human personality restoration of full stature, whereby nothing of what is man's own, is lacking in it." In our profession, we say that we believe in the resurrection of the body. We will occur with our whole person, with our personality touches. When Jesus was human, he is human forever. In the same way you should be human in eternity. 1 Cor 15,42.43 it speaks about the resurrection: "It is sown in corruption, it arises in glory. It is sown in dishonor, it arises in glory. It is sown in weakness, it occurs in power." 1 Corinthians 15.42-43. "Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity. And shall cast them into the furnace of fire. Place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Whoever has ears, let him hear! " Matt from 13.41 to 43. But we must also be spiritual people filled out when we will be like Jesus and the angels. My commentaries Markus 12 25 For when they rise from the dead, they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven. When we go into the eternal state and get a new body of Jesus. Will we have children that we get here. The Bible speaks much about our eternal state, but some words have we. One of the very best of the apostle Peter. 2. Pet.3. 13 Nevertheless we, according to his promise look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. So we conclude by saying that "Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city." Rev. 22.14. 21 over all principalities, above all might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world but also in the future. Matthew 28 from verse 18: "And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying: Meg is given all power in heaven and on earth! Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the end! " Power = authority Meg is given all power in heaven and on earth! What does it mean? We encounter the phrase "all power" twice in the Bible: 1 Corinthians 15.24: Then cometh the end, when he surrenders the kingdom to God the Father after he has destroyed all rule and all authority and power. Colossians 2.10: And in him you have been filled, who is the head of every power and authority. What do you understand by the word power? Think a little bit about, what other words do you think could be changed here without changing the meaning? We have a proverb that says, "There is power that reigns" With this expression we mean that raw power or psychic power is what ultimately determines what happens. It comes in the schoolyard, in many homes and in world politics. Now it is clear that a word in one language is never completely identical to a word in another language. Thus we see that a word can be translated several different in a different language depending on the context in which it is used. So it is with the Bible translations, and we will take a closer look at. For if we are to understand the meaning of the words in the Bible, we must look at how the Bible uses the words. The Greek word translated as power in the word of Jesus is the theme is "exusia." It translates a little differently, and I think we should look at some verses that use this word, but the translation is a little different. Let's start with some verses in Colossians: For in him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities (exusia). All things were created through him and for him. Colossians 1.16 And in him you have been filled, who is the head of every power and authority. (Exusia) Kol 2.10 There are various powers and authorities in both the visible and the invisible world. But of them all, Jesus who created them and who is their head, we read here. In prophecy we read that Jesus was going to get this power / authority, as in Daniel 7.14: And there was given him dominion, (exusia) glory and kingdom, that all peoples, nations, and languages, should serve him. His dominion (exusia) is an everlasting dominion (exusia) which shall not pass away, and His kingdom is a kingdom that will never perish. It was a Roman officer who understood this to be granted authority, and stated in connection with his meeting with Jesus: For I myself am a man under authority (exusia), and I have soldiers under me. And I say to one of them: Go! and he goes, and to another, Come! and he comes, and to my servant, 'Do this! he does it. Mt 8.9 Jesus has all power, all authority. It's not something he has robbed, or anything in any unlawful manner has acquired. No, he's been given all authority in heaven and on earth as we have read. But Jesus also is under a higher authority, namely, the Father himself. And he has not gotten his powers for his own part, authority and authority always assigned to an object: as thou hast given him power (exusia) over all flesh, that He should give eternal life to all whom you have given him. John 17.2 Therefore hear the word of Jesus is again given all power so closely associated with the Great Commission command to baptize, or as we call it. It is he who is appointed by the highest authority who calls his people to action. Many doubted that he really has this authority to forgive sins. We remember how it was when some men tore up the roof to lower their paralyzed friend down to Jesus. Then he forgave the paralytic his sins. The scribes thought within himself that this was blasphemy, for no one but God had authority to forgive sin. But when Jesus responded to their thoughts by saying: But that ye may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins Mrk 2.10 And then he healed the lame man right before their eyes as proof that he had the authority both to forgive sin and heal the sick. Jesus has already done the main job so we can read it in Colossians: He disarmed the rulers and authorities (exusia) and asked them openly, when he showed up, triumphing over them in it. Colossians 2.15 Wherefore the fact that we have the authority / right to become children of God in John 1.12. Jesus calls his friends to a victorious battle where the outcome is already known. But it can ask for faithfulness and obedience to him who is the head and the very highest authority. He who calls you is the same that gave the disciples authority both to: Have power (exusia) to heal diseases and cast out demons: Mrk 3.15 We can in fact benefit from learning of the Pharisees and the scribes in their encounter with Jesus. They asked him by what authority he healed and forgave sins. (Note 11.33) where he had been authorized to do it from. They were absolutely right in that there were only two options: either it was with the power and authority of God, also was under the authority of Satan that he did this. The sad thing was that they were not willing to take the consequences of what they must have realized on the basis of their knowledge of the Bible: that Jesus had to have his authority from God himself. There are many different powers and authorities of the Human sandbox. But in the real world there are mentioned two power spheres that reflect that there are two kingdoms. And we're not talking about nations or world powers in the usual sense, but in the darkness and the kingdom of light: He has delivered us from the power of darkness (exusia) and translated us into the kingdom of his beloved Son. Colossians 1.13 It is known to us, but perhaps not so well known is that Satan also has power of attorney. Now he mostly tried to rob them of power and authority as the great liar and phoney he is. But it is strange that, when people bow to him, and gives him the power and authority even though he should not have it! These have one mind, and his power, and his power and the beast. Rev. 17.13 Therefore Satan when he tempts Jesus say: To you will I give power over all of this, and their glory. For me it has been given, and I give it to whomever I want. Lk 4.6 Otherwise we remember from the Old Testament that God allowed Satan to afflict Job, he was given power and authority. When Jesus was taken prisoner and was crucified, there was a conversation between him and Pilate. Pilate reminds Jesus that he has the power to crucify him or set him free. But Jesus answered: You would have no power over me if it were not given you from above. Jn 19.11 Although Pilate human thinking was right, as he demonstrated how we think in our human realm. We have our power structures, but forget that there is a higher power outside of ourselves that has the final say. So a Saul travel around with authority from the chief priests to throw Christians in jail, but found that he was standing over the priests would use him for something else. Thus he writes in his letter to the Romans about the potter who is lord (exusia) over the camp. And we remember the words of the prophet Jeremiah, telling us about the Lord who has the authority to reprogram us so he will. Just because sin is to go beyond their jurisdiction, to disobey God and His instructions, are also power and strength along with power and authority. Cards can be said that Jesus has exusia, authority and therefore power and strength that allows him to carry out what he says. When he drives out demons he does with "exusia" and "dynamis", with the authority and power (Luke 4.36). The first word we've already talked about, the other we know from the word dynamite. But this is more powerful issues, dynamite has no power to do anything about Satan and his servants. When we read in the Gospels about the miracles Jesus did, then it dynamis works. And this power, dynamis, is because God himself is dynamis, and Jesus will sit at the right hand. Mtt 26.64 Therefore, Jesus not only authority but also with power from on high. The same "exusia" and "dynamis" gave to his disciples: He called the twelve together and gave them power (dynamis) and authority (eksusia) over all devils, and to cure diseases. Lk 9.1 It does not mean that we always can take authority over diseases as some claim. For Jesus had authority to heal the sick in their own name. We must do it in his name by asking him to do it. We can not command him who is above us! We have not authorized. But we read of the first Christian martyr, Stephen, that he was full of grace and power, dynamis. And we read in Acts that the disciples did miracles. Paul writes more about this in 1 Corinthians 12.29 where he emphasizes that this is fitting to grace service where God equips some way, and other such. God's "dynamis" hear words with even today. What kind of power and power is what Jesus has received? Is it the power that U.S. shows in the Persian Gulf or youth gangs with knives or other weapons? No, this here is a matter considerably stronger cases than such pusleri. But do we understand it, we must learn to think differently. We must learn to look at the universe in a different way than the radio, TV and newspapers do. It's about as Elisa and server as an army coming to take Elisa to catch and where his servant was terrified and desperate. But God opened the eyes of the boy so he could see, and what he saw: the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha. But how did God looked over this power? Did it come to fighting there on the mountain? Yes, it did, but in a completely different way: God struck them with blindness so that they do not recognize him. Then he led them to Samaria where they had their eyes opened when they were surrounded by the Israeli army. They escaped with humiliation, and God defended his prophet. God's power / power manifests itself in a different way than the human. We think based on what we see and experience every day. Maybe it can help in understanding to compare the difference between animals and humans. The animals understand nothing of armed force, and therefore has nothing to set up the guns. They find that there is a stronger power, but they do not understand what it means. Something similar is in the relationship between humans and the spiritual world. Here we encounter forces we can not control with. But there are also forces at work in a completely different way than we are used to. We see this clearly through biblical history as in the example of Elisha. But we read through the Bible we see the way that it is: We remember that the Israelites used when Moses held his arms raised (in prayer) but lost when the arms sank down. (2.Mos 17.10 to 11) Gideon won with so few men that it could not be any doubt that it was a completely different force that gave victory. Siege of Samaria where the entire enemy army fled from all over the neck and head, and the enemy army around Jerusalem that quickly went home. Calvary is probably the strongest, where God chooses suffering and death to save us! It is so clear that here is completely different than the weapons of the people put their trust. And we are called to follow also in this. and the overwhelming greatness of his power (dynamis) is for us who believe, by the working of his mighty power. It was that he wrought in Christ when he raised him from the dead and set him at his right hand in heaven, over all power and authority (exusia), above all might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world but also in the future. Ephesians 1.19-21 Then cometh the end, when he surrenders the kingdom to God the Father after he has destroyed all power and authority (exusia) and overwhelm. (Dynamis) 1 Corinthians 15.24 The power of God is stronger than man's power, and of an entirely different character. Therefore, it is dangerous when we're flesh our arm, and trust in human power and strength. When we liters of weakness, while we intend to weakness, frailty, in reality strength. Paul writes openly that when he is weak he is strong, "dynamis". And now we come into the middle of the Sunday school work we stand up in, and all other Christian work for that matter.

Back to square one: How experienced answers to prayer, there are methodologies and special "tricks" or, God unconditionally?

Yes! The most important and biggest "trick" and method is to be a child of God and faith in God and His Beloved Son, Jesus Christ. To be saved, and not exert themselves or being active!

Final Comment:

1 Genesis 18 1. And the Lord appeared unto him in the plains oak-grove, and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day. 1 Genesis 13 2 And Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver and gold.

As a final comment here, I want to address some thoughts about Abraham - Father of the faithful.

We can learn a lot by studying Abraham and all of God's men and women in the Bible. It's about Abraham that he was exceedingly rich but that he relaxed and took it easy! He sat quietly in the middle of the day, and he was exceedingly rich. How can this be? Because God blessed him because he believed God.

Proverbs 10 22 It is the blessing of the Lord makes rich, and private labor does not add anything to.

The secret here we find that Abraham believed God, but he also believed God in the right way. This again resulted in his calling the faithful Father. The lesson here has taught us that the starting point must be right, then it helps not to be too hasty nor for very slow, but faith in God and act on it he tells us through his own words and by His Spirit!

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