Prayer and Fasting

Topics like effective praying, fasting and the Lord’s Prayer are covered here by Ministrymaker’s church leaders, teachers, and contributors.

“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” – Martin Luther


  • Binding the Strong Man in Prayer

    To accomplish anything in the natural or spiritual realm, we must engage in spiritual warfare. It’s time God’s people wage war against the enemy of the souls of mankind.

  • Building Faith in Prayer

    Faith is essential to having an effective prayer life. Unbelief is a hindrance to prayer, while faith promotes powerful praying.

  • Guidelines to Fasting and Prayer

    Fasting is the act of willingly abstaining from food, drink, or other things. Fasting should not be ritualistic and should be directed toward a specific purpose.

  • Hindrances to Prayer

    To have an effective prayer life we must remove all hindrances to our prayers. If our prayer life isn’t fruitful we must find the root cause and reverse it.

  • How to Pray in the Will of God

    Praying the will of God is a must. Many pray for things that may or may not be God’s will. It’s paramount we discover the will of God and pray accordingly.

  • If You Could Ask God for Anything

    If you could ask God for whatever you wanted, what would you ask for? When asked such a question, the first thing that enters our minds reveals our priorities.

  • Jesus’ Pattern of Prayer

    Every Christian should desire to be more like Jesus. One of the most effective ways to be more like Him is to emulate His prayer life. Eight steps to imitate the Master’s prayer life.

  • Keys to Effective Praying

    What are the secrets to an effective prayer life? The goal of prayer is to see God’s will implemented in the affairs of men.

  • Persistence in Prayer

    Persistence in prayer is praying through – praying until you have the answer you are seeking from God. Never Quit – Never become fainthearted or give up praying.

  • Personal Prayer Guide

    Developed over a period of 40 years, here is an outline (with scriptures) of my daily prayer time.

  • Positioning Yourself to Hear the Voice of God

    God is still speaking today, we must simply tune into His voice.

  • Prayerlessness a Sin

    When we fail to pray for people, even those in rebellion, we sin against the Lord. Prayerlessness is sin.

  • Solomon’s Prayer of Dedication

    At the dedication of the temple, Solomon prayed until until God released him.

  • The Lord’s Prayer

    Prayer should be the heartbeat of the Christian life, and the Lord’s prayer is a perfect example of how we should pray.

  • Whatever Happened to the Praying Church?

    Prayer is one of the most untapped resources of the church today. Whatever happened to the prayer meetings of yesteryear?

  • When God Says No

    There are an abundance of scripture about God answering prayer. God at times says no in answer to prayer. When He does so, He always has our good in view.

  • Why Christians Don’t Pray

    The average Christian spends less than ten minutes each day in prayer. Why don’t we spend more time in prayer?