God is Answering Your Prayers, So Give Praise (Praise Your Way Day 8)

Today’s Reading

This is the [remarkable degree of] confidence which we [as believers are entitled to] have before Him: that if we ask anything according to His will, [that is, consistent with His plan and purpose] He hears us.

And if we know [for a fact, as indeed we do] that He hears and listens to us in whatever we ask, we [also] know [with settled and absolute knowledge] that we have [granted to us] the requests which we have asked from Him. – 1 John 5:14-15(AMP)


Many times we wonder if the prayers we have said, declared and made will be answered. Well, I got good news for you.

Yes. Your prayers, made according to God’s Words, are being answered.

Sometimes we wrongly adjudge our prayers by how we feel. We think that if we feel great and shaky about the prayers we have made, then they would be answered. But if we feel dried and less charismatic, then our prayers did not reach heaven.

Yes, I don’t know why we do feel, sometimes, that our prayers did not reach heaven.

But thank God. Our prayers are not answered based on our feelings. The Scripture above says that once we have prayed according to God’s will, that is according to the WORD OF GOD, that we have answers to our prayers.

That means all the prayers and declarations you have been making before now getting answered. You may not have seen them, but God is answering your prayers.

So what should you do next?

  • Have that consciousness that God is answering your prayers
  • Repent from judging your prayers based on your feeling
  • Give praise to God.

Let us stop judging our prayers by how we feel. Feelings have nothing to do with how God answers prayers. 

Meditate on the Following Scriptures

Mark 11:24 – Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.

1 John 5:14-15 – And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he heareth us.

John 15:7 – If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.

Matthew 7:7 – Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Jeremiah 33:3 – Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.

1 John 3:22 – And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.

Jeremiah 29:12 – Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

Hebrews 11:1 – Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

10 Declarations of Praise

1. Heavenly Father, I have called on THEE in these past months. I have offered many prayers and declarations and supplications. I am here today to declare that I believe according to THY Word, that You have answered all my prayers. And I say, thank You, Lord, for the grace to receive answers to our prayers.

2. O Lord, yes, I may not have seen some of the things I have asked You so far, but I declare today that I believe You have answered my prayers. And for that, Lord, I am going to praise You from my whole heart. 

3. Lord, I prayed that strongholds causing barriers between me and THY blessings to be removed, and I thank THEE today because every stronghold in my life has been rolled away.

4.  Thank You, Lord, that I and my family are no longer under any kind of generational curses because the curses have been neutralized by the Blood of Jesus Christ. For this, Lord, I say, thank You.

5.  From today, O LORD, I decree that I have the spirit of boldness, of LOVE, power and of sound mind. Fear is defeated in my life forever and ever. I will take bold steps ordained by God to bring me to my place of testimony from this day forward, in Jesus name.

6. Father LORD, thank You for making me seated in the heavenly places with Christ Jesus, far above principalities and powers and above the works of darkness, in Jesus name.

7.  Father, Lord, I thank You that afflictions and infirmity are defeated in my life and family, and my loved ones whom I have prayed for. Thy healing power is at work in my life and that of my loved ones from this day forward, in Jesus name.

8.  LORD, I thank You for my marriage and home. I declare that my marriage and home is blessed. I declare that we are enjoying financial abundance and divine favor every day, in Jesus name.

9. Father, I thank You that I am Your sheep. I hear Your voice and I follow You. So I have direction and I make the right decisions from today onwards, in Jesus name.

10. Holy Spirit, I thank You for empowering me to produce all Your fruits in my life, and I thank You for Your gifts working through my life to bless my generation, in Jesus name. 

How to Participate in the Praise Your Way

  1. Spend 30 (or more) minutes every day in personal praise and thanksgiving. Wake up in the middle of the night and sing and praise and worship God
  2. Write out all your prayer requests on a paper, every present challenge or issue that needs to be settled. But instead of begging, praise God. Wave the paper before God daily in praise and drop it to the ground and dance over them.
  3. Pray for others. Spend 10 (or more) minutes every day to pray for others.
  4. No matter how pressing your personal needs are, take your eyes away from them, only praise God and intercede for others
  5.  Whatever can inspire praise and worship in you, involve in it this month – get songs, sing, dance, worship, etc.
  6. Be very very watchful. God will speak to you and give you strange ideas and directions this period. Write down every new thought and revelation that God brings to your heart or through a vision or dream
  7. Share your praise report. Share your testimonies


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  1. Reply
    Sheila December 8, 2018 at 10:12 am

    Hello Pastor Daniel, I would like to say thank you. For being obedient to the leading of the Holy Spirit to help us all with Praising Father God More .Iam thankful and grateful for all your teaching and wisdom you have share with us all. May father God keep Blessings you Pastor Daniel and your Family. Their really are no words to describe how thankful that iam. This just helped me to Praise him more and trust me I praise him in all things and in everything ,I look foward to new wisdom and being teachable man of God. Bless you.It your wisdom with prayers and scripture that the Holy Spirit has given you takes my Praise to a whole new level. PastorDaniel i just like to always acknowledge man or woman of God for their gift God has given them. And as Woman of God ,I say thank you Man of God And Bless the Name of the LORD For using you. And bless us All! Father God will always get the GLORY! peace Shalom! Thank you again.

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    Keturah December 8, 2018 at 11:49 am

    Thank you so much for such words of inspiration I forget about my worries and I praise God but somotives I go back when I do not get answers but I will take your guideline and use it everyday. May God bless you and continue to guide you

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    Marie December 8, 2018 at 12:29 pm

    Thank you man of God for this program. I was asking the Holy Spirit to teach me how to be a true worshipper of God in Truth and Spirit . This program you came up with is an answer to prayer. Thank you pastor for obeying the Holy Spirit direction. God bless you,your family and ministry.

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    Sophonias-Zephy December 8, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    Blessed is the LORD for this brother, who is a giant in the faith….the prayers, the prayers…I’m back…..

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    Nancy Reed December 8, 2018 at 10:24 pm

    Everyday I received such Grace and Bkesings so with those people I prayed for , thank you very much
    Love and blessings
    Sister Nancy

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    Sister Cynthia December 9, 2018 at 6:15 am

    I have seen so many changes and breakthroughs not only in the lifes of other, also in my family, things I have been praying about, are answered, this encouraged,strengthed, also increased my prayer life.Thank, You, God Bless you.

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    Alden Robins December 9, 2018 at 3:16 pm

    May God fontinue to bless you pastor.I have seen many breakthroughs in my life and my family lives slso.

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    Gabriel Mwale December 17, 2018 at 10:28 am

    May the Lord guide those who tirelessly work for Him.

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