The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much .” James 5:16, NASB: “Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. A prayer of a righteous person , when it is brought about, can accomplish much .”
That is prayer that works. That is prayer that has force. That is prayer that is powerful. The word ” availeth ” is the Greek word “ischuo” from the root word “ischus.” God’s Word is its own context for study.
If he has sinned, he will be forgiven. Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. Elijah was a man just like us.
1 : very hot : glowing the fervent sun. 2 : exhibiting or marked by great intensity of feeling : zealous fervent prayers a fervent proponent fervent patriotism.
Righteousness is one of the chief attributes of God as portrayed in the Hebrew Bible . Its chief meaning concerns ethical conduct (for example, Leviticus 19:36; Deuteronomy 25:1; Psalm 1:6; Proverbs 8:20). In the Book of Job the title character is introduced to us as a person who is perfect in righteousness .
James 5:16 “The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.”
1 : acting in accord with divine or moral law : free from guilt or sin. 2a : morally right or justifiable a righteous decision. b : arising from an outraged sense of justice or morality righteous indignation.
James 5:14, NIV: “Is anyone among you sick ? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord.” You should call for the elders of the church to come and pray over you , anointing you with oil in the name of the Lord.”
: producing or able to produce a desired effect.
Priscilla lays out 4 types of righteousness . Perfect Righteousness . Comparative Righteousness . Imputed Righteousness . Practical Righteousness .
The primary difference between the righteous man’s reward and the prophet’s reward is that the righteous man receives a reward according to the established word of God while the prophet receives a reward according to the present word of God. As with the reward for righteousness , this reward requires effort to receive.
The one way to be sure that you are being righteous is by putting God first in your life before anything else, and listen to anything that your religion tells you to do . Understand that you shouldn’t murder, rob, etc. But always remember that righteousness is “in the eye of the beholder”.
The Five Types of Prayer Knowing its importance in prayerful communication. Type 1 – Worship and Praise. This prayer acknowledges God for what He is. Type 2 – Petition and Intercession. Type 3 – Supplication. Type 4 – Thanksgiving. Type 5 – Spiritual Warfare.
I hope they will encourage you to make 2021 a year of prayer . Know to whom you are speaking. Thank him. Ask for God’s will. Say what you need. Ask for forgiveness. Pray with a friend. Pray the Word. Memorize Scripture.
1 : filled with or showing a strong and energetic desire to get something done or see something succeed The police were zealous in their pursuit of the criminals. 2 : marked by passionate support for a person, cause, or ideal a zealous fan.