praying. We are praying. But many of us are praying desperate prayers.
We are praying, “God, help… God, please… God, do something about my
If you are smiling a little by now, most likely, you know about such
prayers and might have prayed a couple yourself. My friend, God does not
want you to pray pleading prayers all the time. He wants you to use the
authority He has given you to pray powerful prayers, to boldly command
and to “stretch out your hand” and see miracles happen.
When Moses stood before the Red Sea with Pharaoh’s army in hot pursuit,
the Bible tells us that he cried out to God. But God told him, “Why do
you cry to Me?”
There is a time for you to cry out to God and there is a time for you to
use your authority. God told Moses, “Tell the children of Israel to go
forward. But lift up your rod, and stretch out your hand over the sea
and divide it.”
The “rod” you have today is the name of Jesus. As you command in Jesus’
name, your “sea” will open and you will go on dry ground through the
midst of your problem.
Do you realize that Jesus did not say, “Go and pray for the sick”? He
said, “Go and heal the sick.” (Matthew 10:8) So stop pleading and asking
all the time, and start using the authority you have in Christ.
Jesus told the church, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and
on earth. Go therefore…” (Matthew 28:18–19) My friend, God wants you to
go and use the authority that He has given you. And as you go, miracles
By Joseph prince..