What do you say before starting a prayer?
We open the prayer by addressing God because he is the one we are praying to. Start by saying “Father in Heaven” or “Heavenly Father.” We address Him as our Heavenly Father, because He is the father of our spirits. He is our creator and the one to whom we owe everything we have, including our lives.
How do you pray against strongholds?
Be honest before God, and humbly let the Spirit expose the stronghold in the darkness. Pray, “Test me, O LORD, and try me, examine my heart and my mind.” When the Holy Spirit shows you an area of darkness, repent. You may need to overcome the instinct of defend yourself.
How do we prepare for spiritual warfare?
Unfortunately, many of us do little to strengthen ourselves when it comes to the area of spiritual warfare.
Consider this boot camp for spiritual warfare.
- Know the enemy.
- Recognize who you are in Christ.
- Arm yourself.
- Understand the biblical view of angels.
- Realize the power of prayer and God’s Word.
- Overcome your flesh.
How do you pray against your enemies?
In the name of JESUS I command the deep wells within me to be unblocked and break forth! The storm of the Lord shall pursue and overtake all powers conspiring for my demotion, From now on all my enemies will start to fight themselves I decree confusion into the camp of my enemies IN THE MIGHTY NAME OF JESUS!
What is a strongman in the Bible?
Interpreted in this context, the strong man represents Satan, and the attacker represents Jesus. Jesus thus says that he could not perform exorcisms (represented by stealing the strong man’s possessions) unless he was opposed to – and had defeated – Satan (represented by tying up the strong man).