Put Your Prayers in Past Tense

β€œ…Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead man was lying.And Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, β€œFather, I thank You that You have heard Me..” John 11:41, NKJV.

Jesus’ words provide wonderful insight into how to receive from God. Right before commanding Lazarus to rise from the dead, Jesus thanked God, His Father, that He had already heard Him before a miracle ever took place.

God has already heard you. Already provided for you and given you everything you need that pertains to life and godliness in Christ. Thank Him for what He has already done through Jesus. Your situation will stay in your present until you begin to push it in the past. We must practice calling those things that be not as though they were (see Romans 4:17).
One day I was in desperate need of wisdom. Instead of praying, “Lord, please give me wisdom regarding this situation.” I remembered what the Holy Spirit had taught me, and said “Lord, I thank You that You have given me wisdom in this situation. I receive it now by faith.” Immediately wisdom began to flow. Another instance was when my family needed a financial breakthrough. I remembered the prayer of faith and said, “Lord, I thank You for providing supernaturally for my home.” I kept repeating it to myself until my faith kicked into gear. He provided supernaturally.

Keep speaking over your life…

“Lord, I thank You that You have supernaturally healed my body. I receive my healing now by faith.”
“Lord, I thank You for giving me wisdom and direction today. I receive it now by faith.”
“Lord, I thank You that you have given me supernatural favor and promotion. I receive it now by faith.”

When you thank someone, it shows you have received what’s been given. Receive what’s been given through Christ. We are called to live by faith, not by what we see, or hear, or feel. And we can appropriate by faith every redemptive right and any blessing God has provided us through Jesus by thanking Him for what He has already done.
Prayer: Father, thank You for teaching me how to receive from You and live by faith. Thank You that You have heard me. Thank You that You have healed and delivered me, and You have given me strength and wisdom. Thank You for helping me push everything I see in front of me, into the past, and walk in the victory I have in Christ. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

(We encourage you to read this devotional twice. We believe the Lord wants you to understand this powerful truth. Love, The DOTK Family)

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29 thoughts on “Put Your Prayers in Past Tense”

    1. This was a rhema word for me and I receive it NOW in the Name of Jesus!!!! Thank you Sister for allowing GOD to use YOU!!!! Be blessed!!!!!πŸ’›

    2. I thank God for his favor in my health, finances, my new home, and my needs be for i get to my 4 bedroom,4bath home humungous front yard and, backyard every room spacious and to enjoy God’s creation of my home thank you Father for providing for my needs supernaturally in Jesus’ name, amen.

  1. Amen! God always confirms Himself. Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow. God bless you all DOTK. May He continually pour Himself through you all. Love You All. Amen!

  2. Thank you Father God for this devotion this morning it was very touching and beautiful because I am truly walking in faith with God’s victory over my life and Circumstance and I give God all the glory and power for Supernatural blessings over my family and household hallelujah thank you Jesus amen and amen again walking in faith with a Bless Smile Amen

  3. This is the confirmation I needed this morning! Sitting here with my Grandmother telling the LORD thank you. I’ve seen him do it!!!! Healing in the name is Jesus

  4. Dotk may God bless you all. For the last two days you have provided us with s devotional that is just a confrontation of God talking directly to me!!! May God bless you and your family and Continue to use you as a vessel to us Children of God amen.

  5. Thank you, for the devotion this morning it really talked to my heart. God bless you and keep using you for His honor n glory!

  6. PRAISE YE THE LORD, Thank you Father for Hearing Me and it’s already done what you have done for me. Thank you DOTK FAMILY for helping me to Word my prayer in THANKING GOD.
    Love you LORD and Love to the DOTK FAMILY AMEN.

    1. Yes Lord thank you for my healing in my body and my mind..I received every promise you have spoken in your word, bless every one of my sister in Christ amen


  8. Ha! Ha! Hallelujah!!!πŸ˜„πŸ˜€πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ πŸŽπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰SWEET JESUS!!! πŸ‘‘πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™WE SPEAK LIFE!!! πŸ’―THIS is BEAUTIFUL DOTKπŸ‘‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘‹πŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™ WE SPEAK IT INTO EXISTENCE….with THANKSGIVING!!!πŸ™ŒπŸ‘πŸ™†πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜I LOVE Y’ALL!!!πŸ™‹πŸ’ͺπŸ’“πŸ’ͺ SHINE4JESUSπŸŒžπŸŒΊπŸŒ»πŸŒΉπŸŒ·πŸŒΈπŸ’πŸŒΌ

  9. Thank you Lord for your word through my sister and may you continue to inspire her for your honor and your glory.

  10. So true,when we thank the Lord for something already for something we need, we show through this that we trust Him that He will supply in all our needs. How faithful He is full of mercy and kindness.

  11. Thank you God for using DOTK Sisters to reminded me of such privilege I’ve as your daughter. I’m encouraged at all times by their ministry. Before, I even knew or said the words you’ve already done everything in performed your worked, helped, delivered, restored, transformed, saved, healed, blessed and set freed in advanced. What a miracle working God; Thank you God one more time, I needed this words from you Oh God. Amen πŸ™

  12. Thank you DOTK.Your devotions are always powerful,and on time.God bless your families,and your ministry.Love to all my sister’s in Christ.

  13. Thank you God.
    Because you are with me all the time.
    Thank you because I know you will be with me ,hubby holding us strong .
    Thank you to my friend Diana for her encouragement and prayers

  14. DOTK glory to God in the highest and thank you for teaching me this valuable lesson. Have a blessed day!

  15. Thank you Father for this amazing truth. Bless the writers for their commitment to serving and encouraging us. β™‘

  16. I have been praying in past tense, it is just like God bringing what we imagin to realitties……it works…. thanks sister, for allowing God to use you to be a blessing in this generation…..

    1. Praise the Lord!!! Yes, it works! Thanks for sharing Victorious! Love, The DOTK Family

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