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As disciples of Messiah Yeshua, we teach the Hebrew path that He walked and His message of the restoration of the Kingdom of God.

Let my prayer be counted as incense before you,
and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice!
ESV Psalm 141:2

King David was Israel's greatest king, but his life was filled with pain and sorrow. Soon after being annointed king, he found himself being hunted like a wild animal, severly chasitised for failing to transport the Ark correctly, betrayed by his oldest son, responsible for the death of thousands of his countrymen, and suffering the loss of many of his sons. If anyone had something to pray about, it was David!

Yet in spite of his many trials, David maintainted a very close relationship with God; even being the only person called - "a man after God's own heart." How did David maintain that relationship with God? He did so through prayer.

David's prayers were very effective. His prayers were answered because He knew how to approach YHVH and how to 'make his case' before the judge of the universe. 

How can our prayers bring the same results  ? Let's see!

  • Pray Like David Did - Part 1
    King David playing a harp
    image by Peter Paul Rubens via Wikimedia Commons.org

    Our Mindset Toward Prayer
    All of us believe we should pray, and we've all heard that we should avoid repetitious prayer. Yet when we look at the scriptures, we see what appears to be a pattern for prayers. Did God give us a pattern by which we can make our prayers more effective?  Is the "Lord's Prayer" a model from which we should build our prayers?

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  • Pray Like David Did - Part 2
    King Hezekiah praying on knees with arms up toward heaven
    image - Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.org

    Posture for Prayer
    What is the correct posture for prayer? Are we to sit? Stand? Kneel? Prostrate ourselves? Are we to look up? Look down? Based on what we see in the scripture, each of those positions were used in the scriptures at various times and for specific reasons. Does our posture while praying mean really matter?

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  • Pray Like David Did - Part 3
    picture of a statue of a man's hands praying
    image via RawPixel.com

    Prayer Customs
    Did you know that many of our traditional prayer customs are no where to be found in scripture? Maybe we should examine some "non-traditional" prayer customs --ones that are found in scripture, and ones that can be shown to get results. After all, prayer is about communication, and communication is not always verbal.

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  • Give Thanks
    young man standing with outstreatched arms facing sky
    image by Anthia Cummings via iStockPhoto.com

    In the Old Tesstament, the most common Hebrew word for 'thanks'  is the word 'Yadah' which    literally means "to stretch out the hand". 'Yada' is used to convey the thought of thanks, praise, and confession. How did YHVH intend for His people to thank and praise Him.  Let's look at it from a 'Hebraic' perspective. 

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  • Miraculous Healing
    Elisha handing a young child to its mother
    image by Benjamin West, Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.org

    "By using social media, a prayer request can be sent around the world in a matter of minutes, and thousands of prayers can be sent to God within hours. But is God more concerned about the Quantity of prayers or the Quality of those prayers. Maybe we should do as Yeshua's disciples did and ask - 'Lord, teach us how to pray'"

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  • Names Mean Things
    a word cloud with various names of God listed

    The scriptures show us that the Creator of the Universe has a number of names and titles - all of which provide insight into who He is and what He is willing to do for us. Is it possible that by using the name that is most appropriate for the request we are making to Him, He might be more inclined to grant us our petition?

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the Hebrew Roots 'Awakening'!

Discover Hebrew Roots - the 'Way' God gave to Israel, the 'Way' Yeshua restored in His day, and the 'Way' taught by the disciples.

..."But this I confess to you, that according to the Way which they call a sect, so I worship the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the Law and in the Prophets...
NKJ Acts 24:14

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