Prayer Warriors

Prayer Warriors

Prayer is not just intercession with the Lord, it is a form of stepping onto the spiritual battlefield.


The past few days, God has really put the subject of prayer on my heart. We are called to pray in communion with our creator so that we can discern His voice. When we hear what He is calling us to do, we then take action.

Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given to you when Jesus Christ is revealed- 1 Peter 1:13 (NIV).

Prayer is not just intercession with the Lord, it is a form of stepping onto the spiritual battlefield. When we boldly pray, we speak truth and God’s light into the darkness. That light interrupts the darkness and it stirs up something beautiful and fierce.

When we proclaim the name of Jesus with a bold heart cry, revival strikes the darkness and it begins to dissipate.

God said something to me that I couldn’t quite understand, until I focused on it more. He said, “You pray to keep the battle here on earth going.”

I was confused at this, because isn’t the spiritual battle here on earth supposed to end? The war is already won by Jesus’ sacrifice, but the battle for our spirit is still in motion on earth. God then said to me, “When you have the audacity to boldly pray in declaration, evil becomes stirred-up because it is threatened.”

When we pray, we remind the enemy that we are powerful children of God and that we are not going to back down.

When we proclaim the truth, our identity and the prophetic destinies for this world, the enemy becomes scared and tries to continue the battle to destroy us, but that means that the light is shining even brighter to counter it.

The enemy becomes threatened when we pray, because he’s fearful of what we can do through prayer. When we pray for healing, restoration,and revival, God hears us and if it lines up with His will, then in His timing He will answer.

I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. - 1 John 5: 13-14 (NIV).

We are called to be prayer warriors to show God’s truth and grace to this world. God gives us the power to have prophetic visions, heal and even bring revivals through prayer.

Have the audacity to fiercely pray and watch God work wonders.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.

Founders Of Color Q&A: Yarlap's MaryEllen Reider On Destigmatizing Women's Health

The father-daughter duo co-founded the brand and has since generated a passionate, dedicated community of women.

MaryEllen Reider

I was lucky enough to meet MaryEllen Reider over a decade ago as a fellow freshman in college. Since then, I had the luxury of being able to witness her evolution from the faithful companion I went to my first job fair with to the woman who is now a pioneer in destigmatizing the portrayal of women's reproductive health.

Keep Reading... Show less

My favorite Editor was feeling under the weather yesterday. All I wanted was to make her a vegan iced matcha latte. With distance forbidding it, I instead decided to write up this quick, easy recipe. I made it to be vegan and organic for optimal health benefits.

Matcha green tea is made from grounded green tea leaf and it comes with the most antioxidant boost ever.

Keep Reading... Show less

This coffee brand is USDA organic. Newman's Own Keurig coffee flavors are all organic. They have French Roast, Decaf, and a Special Blend. I'm in a committed relationship with the French Roast flavor. The smell alone from dispensing 1 cup of coffee sets a whole cafe jazz vibe.

I'm already relaxed when I smell the coffee all ready for dressing. The way I make my coffee is simple and sweet, literally. I add a spoon of organic brown sugar and a splash of organic almond vanilla milk. This cup of coffee has changed my life forever. I have never been so productive in my life and I truly believe it's because the coffee is organic.

Keep Reading... Show less

These organic, cruelty-free skincare products are great for hot, sweaty summers. I use them every day, so you will find my honest opinion about them all. I highly recommend using organic products because they are least likely to be harmful to your body.

This may seem like an extra step when it comes to your beauty routine, but it's really easy. These 5 products could be the start of your next beauty venture.

Keep Reading... Show less

These 5 Black Handbag Designers Should Be On Every Accessory Lover's Radar

With the push to support more Black-owned businesses, we've put together a list of Black owned handbag designers.

Ever since the current upheaval of societal silence happening in the country caused by the #BlackLivesMatter movement, there has been a bigger push for people to support Black-owned businesses.

Granted, there are a lot fo Black-owned businesses to support, it just takes time to find them. With that being said, fashion is a sector, just like any sector really, in a culture that still has people of color calling out for more diversity.

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

Feel A Lil' Better: Because Therapy Dogs Aren't Just Cute, They're Working

Your weekly wellness boost from Odyssey.

No matter how good (or bad) you'd describe your health, one thing is for sure: a little boost is ALWAYS a good idea. Whether that's reading a new, motivating book, or listening to a song that speaks to your soul, there are plenty of resources to help your health thrive on any given day.

There are many different ways people overcome obstacles in their lives. Thankfully, the stigma surrounding therapy is slowly (but surely) slipping away and we're opening up about our problems and needs. For some, a good workout is just as relaxing. Others are learning how meditation can be a helpful tool in their mental health journey.

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments