Category Archives: Prayer Life

God’s Law – Plum Line for Nations

Have you ever noticed how often the “Law of God” is fondly spoken about in the Psalms? For instance Psalm 19:7 reads; “The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making … Continue reading

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Fasting (Part 4 of 5)

SOME PRACTICAL POINTS ON FASTING

(Fasting, 4 of 5)

The guidelines that I am sharing in this article are not meant to be exhaustive and there are many more practical resources available to help a person to fast. I do recommend ‘Shaping History Through Prayer and Fasting’ by Derek Prince, which offers some great practical teaching about fasting.

First and foremost, we need to remind ourselves of the purpose of a fast, especially while participating in an extended fast.

We’re not fasting to win favour with God or to gain a position of authority over others because of our apparent dedication to God. We are fasting to help facilitate a greater focus upon God which can help us to hear him more clearly without the ‘clutter’ of busyness, etc. We sometimes fast for breakthrough when it seems that heaven is silent or a situation is not improving with just prayer. Continue reading

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Fasting for Breakthrough (Part 3 of 5)

FASTING FOR BREAKTHROUGH At one time or another, all of us know what it is like to have been in need of a breakthrough in some area of our life. Whether it has been a needed breakthrough in our understanding … Continue reading

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Is Fasting for Today? (Part 1 of 5)

Whatever the reasons may be, none of us are to come under any condemnation because we may choose not to fast. As much as I believe that fasting is for today, an individual needs to come at this subject not … Continue reading

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Right Belief = Right Prayers

I have recently been struck with the need of developing a strong Biblical worldview and how that view plays out in my prayer life. We live in a world where we are continually bombarded with ingenious marketing tactics which seeks … Continue reading

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Billy Graham Prayer

A good friend recently sent me this prayer from Billy Graham, it is a powerful prayer and I encourage you to take a moment to read and reflect upon it. Rob JR. ‘Heavenly Father, we come before you today to … Continue reading

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NHOP Nightwatch Prayer

This past Friday was NHOP’s first Night Watch Prayer this year. Twenty-six intercessors from the Ottawa Capital Region pressed into prayer throughout the night (11pm to 7am). Everyone was ready for an awesome NHOP breakfast together afterwards. Everyone who attended … Continue reading

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Does God Hear/Answer Prayer of NON-Christian’s?

It is overwhelming to watch the media coverage coming from Japan. Massive whirlpools, fires, devastating waves and the heart-breaking great loss of life. There has been much prayer lifted up on their behalf here at NHOP and around the globe … Continue reading

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Vintage Guitars – Tuned Prayer

I love old guitars. I love to hold them, I like to look over every ding and chip and wonder what their story is. It’s interesting to think of all the world events some have been through and all the … Continue reading

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Humble Prayer

I think we all have felt intimidated in one way or another when it comes to prayer. I can find it daunting to pray into some of the many global events that are taking place around the world today. The … Continue reading

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