Prayer: The War Room

Bible Text: James 5: 16 | Preacher: Pastor Troy Garner | “Prayer: The War Room”
*James 5:16 “Confess your faults one to another,
and pray one for another, that ye may be healed.
The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man
availeth much”.

—In (v.16) James talks about prayer..

1. Overcoming Barriers
To Prayer.

—a. The Neglect Barrier.
*IThess.5:17 “Pray without ceasing”.

—b. The Sin Barrier.
*Psalms 66:18 “If I regard iniquity in my heart,
the Lord will not hear me”.

—c. The Motives Barrier.
*James 4:3 “Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss,
that ye may consume it upon your lusts”.

—d. The Relationships Barrier.
*Matt.5:23,24 “Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar,
and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee; 24 Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother,
and then come and offer thy gift”.

–*I Peter 3:7 “Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them
according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife,
as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of
the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered”.

e. The Faith Barrier.
–*James 1:6 “But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering.
For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed”.

—f. The Persistence Barrier.
*Luke 18:1-8 “And he spake a parable unto them to this end,
that men ought always to pray, and not to faint.

2. Opening Bible In Prayer.

1. Overcoming Barriers To Prayer.
2. Opening Bible In Prayer.
3. Obtaining Blessings
In Prayer.

—a. Prayer brings you closer to GOD.

—b. Prayer brings divine help.

*Psalms 121 “Look to the Hills from whence comes my help,
my help comes from the Lord who made
the Heavens”..

—c. Prayer gives you strength.

—d. Prayer changes the atmosphere.

—e. Prayer results in peace.
*IIThess.3:16 “Now the Lord of peace himself give you
peace always by all means.
The Lord be with you all”.

—f. Prayer results in victory.