2020-01-02
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We are blessed to have a Father in heaven who we can always approach with confidence, especially when we're in trouble. When you feel like there is an obstacle set before you, know that God will see you through it. The Bible tells us “The LORD Himself goes before you and will be with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged” (Deuteronomy 31:8). God has promised to answer every prayer according to His grace, His infinite power, love and faithfulness. It’s important that we have the confidence that He is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His Will. Don’t hesitate to pray about anything, including praying that problems you’re facing may be cleared out of your life. Here are six prayers to overcome obstacles.

Miracle Power to Overcome Obstacles

Deuteronomy 10:21 says, “He is the One you praise: He is our God, who performed for you those great and awesome wonders you saw with your own eyes.” Miracle power is a reminder that God’s love can help us overcome any obstacle. It’s important that we are conscious of God at work in our lives daily and how that miracle power is at play. Miracle power can help us battle any obstacle we face because it shows us that miracles really happen. If you’re ready for God to answer your prayer for the miraculous to help you overcome the obstacles you face, pray this prayer: Heavenly Father, I open my heart wide to receive your love today. Please send Your healing power into my life to help me overcome the obstacles I face. I readily accept the healing power my life, Amen.

God Makes All Things Possible

When we pray, we often turn to God to unleash blessing upon our lives. We can also pray for God to help us overcome obstacles. it’s important that we understand that we wouldn’t be here without the power of God’s hand and His power to make things possible in our lives. Matthew 19:26 says, “But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, with men this impossible; but with God all things all things are possible.” When we believe in God’s power, we can rest assured that all things are possible. If you’re ready to see God’s power at work to overcome the obstacles you’re facing today, pray this prayer: Jesus, Bless me with the faith to always believe, to affirm the power of Your miracles to make all things possible in my life. Grant me the ability to instantly perceive the source of all my needs, which is You. Amen.

Healing to Be at Work

There is no doubt that the Bible is filled with accounts of Jesus’ healing miracles. When we look at the healing ministry of Jesus, we recognize the vital connection we have with it. The Bible says, “Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord” (James 5:14). We also know from Scripture that we can find healing through speaking the Word to our sickness. When we pray for blessings and miracles to happen in our lives, we are also praying for healing to help us overcome what’s going on in our lives as well. We see countless examples of healing happening in Scripture through Jesus’ healing power. The same is possible in our daily lives, especially when we pray this prayer: Lord Jesus, heal me. Heal in me whatever You see needs healing. Heal me of whatever might separate me from You. Heal all parts of me, including my mind, body and soul. Lay Your hands gently upon me and free any fear from my heart today. Amen.

Listen to God

Being able to listen to God and trust in His power is a major key to overcoming any obstacle you may face. When we call on God, it’s important that we relinquish control and pray for what only He can do. Don’t limit your prayers only to situations that don’t require much divine intervention to change. Instead, make a habit of praying for big things that only God can do. Invite God to do something incredibly powerful in each situation that you bring to Him and watch God reveal the answers to overcome. If you’re ready to pray a prayer that only God can answer, say this: Lord, I am praying for what only You can do. I am praying for a miracle. I know the source from which it will come. I trust in You to send me a sign. Teach me dear Lord to know wonder. If You are willing, I am waiting, ready to receive my blessing today. Amen.

Win Today’s Spiritual Battle

It may feel like you’re under spiritual attack. The enemy would love nothing more for you to feel defeated and separate you from God but we have the power to win any obstacle the enemy sets before you. This can begin with prayer. You’ll never be able to lose a battle when you fight with God’s strength flowing through you. So don’t rely on your own limited strength; pray for God to empower you to do battle in every situation and that this strength will enable you to make miracles happen. If you feel like you’re under spiritual attack, try this prayer to win today’s spiritual battle: Dear God, in the name of Jesus, I ask that You come against strongholds, demonic influences and spiritual attacks. I believe you have the miraculous power and strength to conquer the darkest enemy, break the strongest barrier, and silence the greatest deceiver. Your name is Worthy, Glorious, Almighty in power and I claim victory today in Your name. Send Your mightiest warriors to fight this battle for us. Lord, to You the darkness shines as bright as the day. Shine Your light upon us, free us, give us peace, and snatch us back from the enemy’s grip. Amen.

Moving Past Discouragement

If you’re feeling discouraged, you may feel like there are a million obstacles you can’t overcome. However, God can see you through it, especially when you turn to Him in prayer. When something bad happens, don’t just throw out a few brief prayers for God’s help, and then move on in discouragement if the situation doesn’t change for the better soon. Instead, grab hold of God’s promises and watch them unfold. If you’re ready to overcome obstacles, be persistent, praying until God gives you answers. Don’t give up praying about a situation until God’s power comes into it. Try this prayer to move past discouragement: Heavenly Father, I feel like giving up especially with the obstacle I’m facing today. Help me to remember the reason I began. Help me to see the purpose behind Your plan. Provide the necessary grace. Keep me set upon Your face, to find strength for the next step, to discover faith to keep trying and to believe that miracles are possible today and in all circumstances. Amen.

God is ready and willing to answer your prayers to overcome the obstacles you’re facing today. We just have to be ready to receive the blessing God is offering. There may be times when you feel like God isn’t hearing your prayers, but that isn’t the case. The truth is God is listening to Your prayers closely and answering them according to His Will for your life. Be sure to make your requests known to God and praise Him for His steadfast love.


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