+234-803-445-5678    info@centrendl.org
CentreNDL on Facebook CentreNDL on TwitterCentreNDL on Google+CentreNDL BlogSend Email to CentreNDL
CentreNDL  on CentreNDL

                                Home > Blog > Spirituality > What God Does When He Answers Prayers

Discover Your Personality Type in Less Than 15 Minutes
Popular Posts
Have You Also Been Called A Leader? : What Would You Do About Your Leadership Call?

Vision of Mount Carmel - Children from the Rock!: God's Message To The Church in Nigeria

The Burden of Nationhood: How Nigerians Must Deliver Nigeria

Life Growth Strategy: Training vs Transformation - What Do You Need Now?

Self Entrepreneurship: How to Add Value to God's Investment on Your Life

Trembling Leadership: The Worst in Uncertainties

Leadership Principle: Taking Responsibility for Your Organization, Nation & Generation

Success Strategy: How to Achieve Personal and Business Success

Rediscovering Man: Understanding the Body of Man

The Law of Impact: How To Reproduce Your Success In Others

The Greatest Challenge of Leadership Practice:

The Law of Influence: A Leader Either Influences Or Is Influenced

Latest Posts
The 6 Core Competencies For Effective Leadership:
Word For Today - What a Beautiful Day We Have in 20-02-2020!: Manage Your Day To Maximize Your Destiny
How Far Can Satan Go With Your Body Pt.2?: Building Your Capacity In Christ To Rule Over Sin
Ethical Matters In Ministry Pt 2: The Minister And Laying On Of Hands
What You Must Do While You Await The Second Coming of Jesus Christ: Why Idle Away or Doss Off In Corruption Thinking He Will Never Come?
Who Do You Think You Are?: The Sensitive Question That Leads Into Complete Self Awareness
The Lord Jesus Christ: How Do We Respond To His Lordship?
Understanding Biblical Leadership Types:
How Far Can Satan Go With Your Body?: Strategic Positioning In Spiritual Warfare for Victory
Jesus Christ: Your Life Lord
The Parable of The Rich Fool: Practical Implication To Every Believing Christian
Ethical Matters In Ministry: Understanding The Disposition of The Minister To Money
Latest Podcast
The ETHICAL Matters In MINISTRY: The Minister And Uprightness With The Word
Enemies We Face: The Structure of the Kingdom of Satan
The 6 CORE Abilities for EFFECTIVE Leadership
Enthroning The Most High God Vs Enthroning Satan
The REVELATION of Jesus Christ: Jesus Christ The GRACE!
The ETHICAL Matters In MINISTRY: The Minister And Laying On of Hands
Understanding BIBLICAL Leadership Types
How Far Can Satan Go With Your Body Pt.2?
The Revelation of Jesus Christ: The Word Jesus Christ (Prayer & Closing Charge)
Most Listened Podcast
How To Lead Your Organization Through Turbulent Times
Discipleship: Faithful Is He Who Calls - He Will Do It, You Are Not Alone, Nor Abandoned
Jesus: The Power And The Wisdom of God
Leadership By Value: Why Must People Follow You?
What Kingdom Do You Represent?
The Cornerstone of Church Authority, Responsibility & Influence
How God Preserves And Prepares Generations Through Effective Leadership
Leadership Focus: The Proof of Progressive Leaders
Perfect Leadership In An Imperfect World
How Did You Come About Your Leadership Vision? Created or Captured?
Most Downloaded Podcast
The Consequences of Voting Bad Leaders in Forthcoming General Elections in Nigeria
The Law of Seed: Whose Leadership DNA Do You Have?
Returning Back To The Father of spirits: Am I Pleasing The Lord?
What Is The BURDEN of Your Life?
The Dangers of Encroaching Into The Leadership Garden of Your Neighbour
Leading Your Way To Victory Though Faith
March On, Do Not Be Tired! - Discover The Love-Side of Waiting on God
Leadership Promise: How Leaders Are Chosen
How to Gain Competitive Advantage In An Hostile Business or Corporate Environment
Hunger - The Prerequisite for More in God
Popular Categories
Self Growth (87)
Leadership Growth (79)
Spirituality (79)
Self Awareness (28)
Work, Career & Ministry (33)
Leadership Awareness (32)
Relationship & Marriage (18)
Politics & Governance (13)
Churchshift (10)
Five-fold Ministry (8)
CentreNDL™ MBTI Personalities
The Artist (ISFP)
The Caregiver (ESFJ)
The Doer (ESTP)
The Duty Fulfiller (ISTJ)
The Executive (ENTJ)
The Giver (ENFJ)
The Guardian (ESTJ)
The Idealist (INFP)
The Inspirer (ENFP)
The Mechanic (ISTP)
The Nurturer (ISFJ)
The Performer (ESFP)
The Protector (INFJ)
The Scientist (INTJ)
The Thinker (INTP)
The Visionary (ENTP)
Tag Cloud

how  Your  Great   Bwari   taking responsibility   leaders   Islam   work   ministry   power   Jews   life   vision    human race   Joy   Disequilibrium   Church   Leadership Coaching in Nigeria   relevance   Judaism   purpose   Gboyega Adedeji   my purpose   Leadership Coach   Leadersoil  how to  7   discipleship   courageous leaders   how to discover   nigeria  Valuable Leadership  leadership   Abuja   God  
What God Does When He Answers Prayers
Stats: 727 words / Reading Time: 3.64 mins

Published: Thursday 5th April 2018

What God Does When He Answers Prayers is read 1.0K times on CentreNDL.org 1.0K

What God Does When He Answers Prayers

How To Experience Real Peace

"The earth quakes before them, the heavens tremble; the sun and moon grow dark, and the stars diminish their brightness.
The LORD gives voice before His army, for His camp is very great; for strong is the One who executes His word."

Joel 2:10-11

If you desire more insight about effective prayer, I will recommend the book of Nehemiah 2:1-8; but because of time and space, we will paraphrase the verses a little. The book of Nehemiah chapter 2 provides us with a clear example of what it means to pray to God, the King of kings and what it means to pray to a king on earth. However, it helps us to know what kings do when men pray (ask for help, seek solution, desire favour) to them.

Nehemiah needed God's help first, and so, he prayed first to God. The moment he got an answer from God, he went to his king. The answer of the king to Nehemiah's request is actually a clear pointer to what kings do when they are prayed to; and invariably, what God will do whenever He answers any man or woman's prayer on e earth.

According to the book of Nehemiah chapter 2 verses 6-8; the king did nothing after he answered Nehemiah's request (prayer) apart from SPEAKING. So, we must examine what the king said, for that will help us to know the nature of kings' words, which is stronger than the valours of the most powerful man.

The king in that portion of the Bible spoke APPROVAL and PROVISION to Nehemiah. When kings speak, they either approve or disapprove and provide when approved. In the same vein, when God answers a man's prayer, He either speaks APPROVAL or DISAPPROVAL and when He speaks APPROVAL, He moves ahead to speak PROVISION. Do you know that the kings own everything within their domain of authority and power? Do you know that kings are equally called Lords because they OWN everything in their Kingdoms? Our God is the King of kings, and the LORD of lords; hence, He OWNS everything in this world.

If you observe that book of Nehemiah 2 very closely, you would see how the king gave Nehemiah

Visitors who read this article also read:
Obedience Is Not Transferable Pt 2: Let God Be True But Everyone A Liar
The Three Dimensions of Experiencing Christ: In Him We Live, Move & Have Our Being
Maximizing Opportunities: Understanding The Place of Preparation As The Prerequisite
the approval for access to the enormous (but limited) resources of the king. Our God OWNS everything, both visible and invisible, even thrones, He owns them all. Therefore, His resources are limitless, and so, everyone that receives a word of approval from Him, must equally receive a word of provision; once those words have been released by God; any man can take the words to the bank - they will never return back to Him void until they fulfill the purpose for which they were sent by God.

When God answers any man or woman's prayer; He does not begin to move here and there in confusion or disarray on how to do anything; instead, His word moves swiftly to execute His will. Let me now say that the best thing that can ever happen to a man is not shaking of rocks or storm or earthquaking or burning of fire after a man prays to God; but a WORD from the LORD. When God speaks, the entire universe moves swiftly to the direction and alignment of the word of God over any matter.

O Lord, all I need from you daily for the rest of my life is a word in a season. A word from you Lord....It will surely sail me through life in elegance of excellence and glory of the Lord...the Possessor of heaven and earth!

We must not forget that God is not limited to APPROVAL/DISAPPROVAL and PROVISION; He also does quite many other things through His word - He gives DIRECTION! When a man receives God's APPROVAL, God PROVIDES for such man and He DIRECTS him towards effective execution of His willon the earth.

Thanks for the gift of your time, I am Gboyega Adedeji!

Feel free to share your thoughts or testimony with me in the comment box below. I promise to respond to them as soon as possible!

Word of Confession: (Optional)

Lord Jesus, I confess to you that I have sinned against the LORD God - in the rebellion of my heart, I have disappointed your expectations on my life. I have fallen from Your grace and followed wrong influences around me. Today, I retrace my steps back to you - and I ask that in your mercy you accept me as your son and give to me (again) the promise of the Father - the Holy Spirit. Lord Jesus, please, come and make my heart your home, and from there rule in the affairs of all men. In Jesus Name I have prayed.


What God Does When He Answers Prayers PrayerGboyega Adedeji Leadersoil Leadership Coaching in Ni

A leader is said to lack integrity when his body language is saying a thing whereas his mouth is saying a different thing.

Published: Gboyega Adedeji | Tuesday 1st October 2019

0 0
Do You Like This Article? If yes, share it!

A leader is said to lack integrity when his body
  A leader is said to lack integrity when his body
  A leader is said to lack integrity when his body
  A leader is said to lack integrity when his body
Article Publisher
gboyegaadedeji on CentreNDL
About Gboyega Adedeji

Gboyega Adedeji on Facebook Gboyega Adedeji on TwitterGboyega Adedeji on Google+Gboyega Adedeji on YoutubeGboyega Adedeji BlogSend Email to Gboyega Adedeji

Mentored By Jesus Christ | Writer | Inspiring Speaker | Publisher | Coach | Builder | FOUNDER @ FridaypostsHubpile, Witicles | President/CEO at Centre for New Dimension Leadership | Entrepreneur | Husband & Father. Engaging me will change you!

What Do You Think About This Article? Share Your Comment
Leave a reply
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Join the Conversation on Facebook
Join the Conversation with CentreNDL on Facebook
Related Insights
The Secret of Honour No One Has Ever Told You

The Secret of Honour No One Has Ever Told You: Honour Is Not Normal, Find Out Why!


The Lord Jesus Christ

The Lord Jesus Christ: How Do We Respond To His Lordship?

By the leadership of the Holy Spirit, we will be looking at another series. And in this series, we will be looking at ....

Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ: Your Life Lord

This evening, we will be examining Jesus: Your Life Lord! We are used to the term "landlord" but J....

The Parable of The Rich Fool

The Parable of The Rich Fool: Practical Implication To Every Believing Christian

How rich are you toward God? How rich am I toward God? These are some fundamental questions that we would have provided answers to by the time the Holy Spirit would be bringing us to a full s....

Nuggets for Leaders

One thing that you must realize about LEADERSHIP is that there is no magic anywhere to becoming an EFFECTIVE LEADER. Most successful leaders that we know and we read about today all possess certain TRAITS AND ABILITIES, which when combined with their strong PRINCIPLES, made them exceptional and effective leaders.

Checkout these two lives and their outcomes: "A life lived to fulfill its PURPOSE, which ends in FULFILLMENT; another life lived for FUN, which ends up in FRUSTRATION." What type of life are you living - is it for fun unto FRUSTRATION or for FUNCTION unto FULFILLMENT?

The pathway to GREATNESS is hardly plated with gold; even when it does, the gold is hardly REFINED. If you want things beautiful, then you must MAKE them BEAUTIFUL!

Sonship is not what you DO, it is who you ARE!

Share Us on Twitter Share Us on Twitter Share Us on Twitter Share Us on Twitter
The ETHICAL Matters In MINISTRY: The Minister And Uprightness With The Word
My Accounts Assorted Links Useful Links Affiliate Links Follow CentreNDL

CentreNDL founding purpose is to see transformed Nigeria led by servant-leaders with Christlike character
Join CentreNDL
Staff SignIn
Members LogIn
Lost Password

Four-Layer Development Programme™
Cave of Adullam Project™
Leadership Growth Package™
Leadership Network™
CentreNDL MBTI Personality Test™
Video Archive
Facebook Live
Youtube Live
About Us
Our Faculty
Our People
Contact Us
Leadership Fellowship
Disciplers Convocation
Evening Bible School (E.B.S)
Forms & Patterns™
Internship at CentreNDL

Flickers of Hope Foundation
CentreNDL on Facebook  Facebook

CentreNDL on Twitter  Twitter

CentreNDL on Google+  Google+

CentreNDL Blog  Blog

Send Email to Hubpile  Email