Prayer is an indispensable God-given tool in our Christian journey. . . . Psalm 141:10.
Our level of faith cannot be measured by whether we said "I believe" one time; it must be a continuing presence in our lives. . . . Psalm 141:9.
We must keep our eyes on Christ no matter what life throws at us (or fails to throw at us) so that we can honor God and avoid sinning against Him. . . . Psalm 141:8.
We must be honest in our prayers, remembering that Christ opened wide our access to God in prayer by His sacrifice on the cross. . . . Psalm 141:7.
We must pray that we be willing to accept and heed rebuke when we are caught in sin. . . . Psalm 141:5.
We must pray that God would take control in times of temptation so that we may honor Him with our lives. . . . Psalm 141:4.
We must pray for our neighbors, that they would be protected from the enemy of their souls--sin/death.
We must pray that God would take control of our tongues so that we do not sin with them in a time of trouble. . . . Psalm 141:3.
if we desire for God to listen to our prayers and answer them the way we would desire that they be answered, not only must we have a humble attitude of faith and submission, but we must also request that we only pray what would be pleasing to God. . . . Psalm 141:2.
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