How to Keep a Prayer Record

Prayer is very important in the life of the believer in Jesus. When you pray, you need to keep up with those prayers. That is what a prayer record is for.

Steps

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    Get a notebook or a card file of some kind. A small one (a few cards) that you can keep with you would be just perfect.
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    Make your prayers effective... and remember, you might have to keep praying for these things, etc... so review them later.
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    Record your requests to God in your notebook or cards. You might want to separate your items of prayers according to what kinds of prayers too--and cards make that task simple. You can have several dividers in your notebook or different colors of ink or colors of cards.
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    Keep up with each prayer's progress by reading over them occasionally and rejoicing in hope and the achievements.
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    Keep a separate place in the record book or among your cards for noting just how and when each prayer is answered. The back of the cards could be for this follow through. You can date and number the pages or cards to keep them in order.
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    Give God your honor, praise and thanks when your prayers are answered, and on a daily basis, of course. Glorify God by how you react and how you live from day to day--in every way honor God.

Tips

  • Perhaps God always says: "No"... "Wait"... or "Yes."
  • Some don't believe in an "unanswered" prayer! Keep believing and accept God's provision in your life.

Things You'll Need

  • Small paper notebook
  • Index cards (alternative method)

Article Info

Categories: Prayer