We live in a world that prefers testing and proving every phenomenon and the question of whether prayer works has drawn its fair share of controversy. There are many today who ask innocently:does prayer affect external situations in any way? There are many others who have asked this question:does prayer to God have any effect on the person making the prayer?
What is not in doubt is that prayer and intercession makes up an essential part of what true Christian living entails. True Christians are supposed to make all their requests known to God but praying about some matters in the world would appear as an exercise in futility.
Members involved in the Evangelical Christian Prayer Ministry’s intercessory prayer network strongly believe that prayer does work and that it directly changes things in the believer,the people they pray for and the world.
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A scholar called Professor Leslie Francis of the University of Bangor has done 31 experiments on the effectiveness of prayer.
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His trials involved hundreds of individuals who had just come out of surgery and these people were divided into two separate groups;one group was prayed for while the rest of the people were not. None of the people involved were told they were being prayed for.
The results were kind of interesting.
The studies showed that patients who were beneficiaries of prayer even without their knowledge had a higher likelihood of getting better.
According to Dr David Laws of the University of Manchester,the kind of prayer that asks God to perform something is only effective if one has a particular understanding in relation to God.
The different groups of prayer warriors such as intercessory prayer healing teams, ladies intercessory prayer groups, intercessory worship groups, cancer prayer network among others are always open to prayer requests from people who fellowship with the Evangelical Christian prayer Ministry and others as well. All the people involved in the groups mentioned are born again and spirit filled Christians who have chosen to sacrifice their time and personal comfort to intercessory prayer for people just like you.
There are people who have been told by their physicians that they had only months or even weeks to live but had the verdict given by their doctor overturned by the power of fervent prayer.
You are invited to contact any of the Ministry’s groups and share your problem and you can rest assured they will pray about it without breaking confidence and hopefully,you will get the answers you seek.