How to Pray Effectively

Luke 18: 1 says “Also [Jesus] told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not to turn coward (faint, lose heart, and give up)”. This was Jesus’  teaching to his disciples on the topic prayer. Do you know how to pray? In the book of Acts Chapter 18,  Jesus told his disciples ‘[you] ought always to pray and not to turn coward’, Coward means to lack courage, hence it can be inferred from Jesus’ statement that you are emboldened, strengthened and fired up in the place of prayer. You can literally change any situation in the place of prayer.


God wants to have a rich fellowship with his heirs whom he has caused to inherit great substance. Prayer is fellowship and communication with God. God is a spirit and his children are therefore spirits. The book How to Pray Effectively by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome will give you deep insights into the various modes of prayer.

How to pray effectively

The Prayer of faith, prayer of intercession, prayer of petition and lots more are explained in detail in the book. The book will cause you to rejoice, pray and desire a richer walk with the Father of lights.  Here is a video of ways to get the book.

Reasons to read a book a week:

  1. Reading helps increase your vocabulary.
  2. Studying increases your knowledge and broadens your horizon.
  3. Active reading sharpens your memory, creativity and imaginative capabilities.


It’s the last week of the month of June. Reading “How To Pray Effectively” this week with get you ready for the second half of the year. Remember, it is a Year of Flourishing. A year of luxuriant growth, significant attainments and persistent productivity. Flourish in tongues! Flourish in the place of intercession, flourish in prayer.

Here is a testimony of Cynthia from Nigeria who got sponsorship for school after praying the prayer of petition as directed in the book. Her testimony shows that regardless of the economy of the country, geographical location or weather, you can achieve your goals, spread the fragrance of the knowledge of Christ and light up your world.

Enjoy reading The Book for The Week!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s