Effective Prayer: The Effective, Fervent Prayer Of A Righteous Man Avails Much

New King James Version James 5:16 Confess your trespasses to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.

Have you ever thought about the statement “The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much”? If you think about it, you will know that it has deep meaning.

I will be sharing with you my thoughts about the above Bible verse.

I will start from the story of Elijah praying for rain not to fall and rain did not fall for three years.

He also prayed for rain to start falling and rain started falling again.

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Righteousness And Self-Righteousness Meaning (Biblical Definition)

Sometimes we get confused with the terms righteousness and self-righteousness. So, what do righteousness and self-righteousness mean?

What is Righteousness?

Righteousness means doing the right things at the right time based on the standard of God.

The truth is that it is not easy to do the right things at the right time.

It is those that have gotten to a state of perfection that can continually do the right things at the right time.

That is why as Christian, we can only live righteous with the help of God through the Holy Spirit.

There is no way you can do the right things according to God’s standards if you do not know the will of God.

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Prayers For Success In Life (Bible Verses)

Your prayers can make you successful in life and I will be showing you some prayers for success in life.

 Someone once said we should pray hard as if work doesn’t matter and also work hard as if prayer doesn’t matter.

 What the statement is saying is that you should pray and also work hard not leaving one for the other.

 You can pray to be successful in life and that prayer will come through. A good example in the Bible is Jabez.

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What Is Your Soul Purpose For Living? To Get Rich Or Add Value To Others

Your purpose for living determines the decisions you make in life. That is one of the general principles of life. Like the bible says that a good name is better than riches, for you to build a good name is based on the decisions you make daily, and to get riches also depends on the decisions you make daily.

To have a good name means having a good reputation that precedes you, it’s all about being known for something good. For instance, you may be an excellent doctor, a renowned life coach, a successful engineer, a successful trainer, or the CEO of a big organization. That which you do to affect the lives of others is the good name you are known for.

What most people don’t know is that a good name comes with riches too. So why sell your soul just to get rich when you can actually build a good name and the riches will also follow.

Living to make money is good but there is a greater purpose than making money.

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