Christians pray to God in the name of Jesus Christ. It is believed that when these prayers are said in his name, then we are guaranteed of answers to our prayers. We all pray to God but not all prayers are the same. We all know that God hears and answers prayers but it seems some prayers are more easily answered.
When we receive answers very fast to some prayers and we are still expecting to receive answers to prayers we have prayed many months ago, then we may easily conclude that there are powerful prayers while there are some we just say which may not be so effective. Then, the questions we need to ask ourselves is, what makes a prayer powerful?
We all have the power to pray in powerful ways. The method and circumstances prior to the time of prayer are what makes the prayer effective.
Prayer is a very powerful tool, only if we know how to use it the right way. As humans, we are bound to face one challenge or the other on this planet earth from time to time, and the only way we can combat these challenges is by seeking the face of God through prayers.
The Lord’s Prayer
The most powerful prayer which God has given to us to easily access his throne of grace is “The Lord’s Prayer”. These lines of prayer have the power to change lives and even, an entire nation. When you pray these words of prayer, we should look beyond the rhymes as we have been made to believe but to consider critically the lines thereof which should be taken to heart such that when you pray, you can have speedy answers to your prayers.
The most powerful prayer can also be called the “Jesus Prayer”. When you call on the name of Jesus in your prayer or when you say “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner” in your prayer, at any time and in any place, be it aloud or prayed silently, you should be rested assured that the name which you have called will work for you.
The only condition that guarantees your access to this name is if you have faith in Jesus Christ and believe that, the mention of his name will work wonders for you. With the love of Christ and the hope you have in him, you have the power to the most powerful prayer, Jesus assured us in Matthew 28:18 that “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me”. The “ME” in this verse is referring to you and I. Brothers and sisters, let us faithfully use the authority that has been given to us by God.
Catholics believe Vergine Mary and Saints have a special power to intercede for us before our Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus Christ. There are many traditional Catholic Marian prayer and devotions and prayer to angels and saints.
The Hail Mary is a very popular basic Catholic prayer. It’s one of the extremely important and powerful prayers to Virgin Mary. This beautiful prayer unites two lines from Scripture (Lk 1:28, Lk 1:42) with a request for Mary to pray for us sinners.
The first part of the prayer is the angel’s words announcing Christ’s birth and Elizabeth’s greeting to Mary. The second part was officially added by Pope St. Pius V.
Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel
When we need help in the battle against devil and forces of darkness, we have to pray to Archangel Michael. Prayer to St. Michael Archangel was a response to a vision that the Pope Leon XIII had during a prayer. He saw a devil, that furiously attacked a Church of Christ. In the past, this very powerful prayer was prayed after every work day mass.
Prayer to your Guardian Angels
The mission of guardian angels is to guide and protect a particular person, family, group or country. You also have your special angel in Heaven. Your Guardian angels pray for you, watch over you, and help guide your thoughts, your desire, your capabilities … He can even protect you from both physical and spiritual harm!
Because of this, it is important to be in “daily contact” with your guardian angel.
Prayer to Patron Saint
Praying to the saints is praying to God. We’re praying to those who can ask God to help us in our different needs in accordance with His will. Remember, in accordance with God’s will and not your personal will, because only God knows what is the best for you.
Praying to a saint doesn’t mean you worship this person. When you ask your friend to pray for you are you worshiping him/her? Of course not! In your prayers to saints, you ask him/her to say nice things about you to God in Heaven. The center and focus of our worship is always God, not a saint.
The most powerful daily prayer – summary
If you want to demonstrate your faith in God, you must pray regularly (read daily). Prayer is the personal relationship between you and your Heavenly Father and He wants a friendly relationship with you. Remember, God wants to talk and chat with you without ceasing.
I recommend including into your daily prayer routine the following 6 most powerful prayers:
- Our father
- Jesus prayer
- Hail Mary
- Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel
- Prayer to Guardian Angels
- Prayer to Patron Saint
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