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.”
Prayers of The Righteous : The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. James 5:16 Paperback – May 11, 2016. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. God’s Word says we can have confidence that when we pray , He hears us and we have the petitions we desire of Him.
James 5:16 “The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.”
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.
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 .
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.
A human person is not righteous in God’s eyes because of his choice or commitment, his good works or his piety, his emotions or intellect. Instead, he is righteous because the Father chooses him from the foundation of the world (Eph.
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 righteousness God desires from us is one that is full of total belief in Him and one that hopes against hope like Father Abraham! “Abraham believed God , and it was credited to him as righteousness . Genesis 15 vs 6. And he believed in the LORD ; and he counted it to him for righteousness .
The short answer is : we are righteous because God counts Jesus’ goodness instead of our sins when we have faith in Jesus. We are becoming holy as we obey God more and more in our lives.
Takeaway. God always answers prayers even when the answer is no. Sometimes we don’t get what we want because God wants us to be independent. Instead of using God as a crutch he wants to know if we still have faith even when he doesn’t give us what we ask of Him.
The Bible asserts, “The LORD is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made. “ (Psalm 145:9) He crowns the year with His goodness, even the hard pathways overflow with His blessings, according to Psalm 65:11. So primarily, God blesses sinners because it is in His nature to do good to all as well as: 1.
To be justified (or declared righteous ) by the Law is to seek to be righteous before God by keeping the Law of Moses. In other words, it is to be righteous by works. And the Bible says that no man can be justified before God by works.
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.
: producing or able to produce a desired effect.