Lord, Pour Out Your Spirit

Ephesians 3:12-21

*** The only way for the Holy Spirit to be poured out is through people praying…….

*** Two powerful ways to pray to hit the bullseye every time:
(1) Pray in tongues

(2) pray the Word of God

v12 – In Whom – this is being in Christ

– this occurred immediately when we were saved

v12 – Pray with Boldness – Hebrews 4:16

boldness – means freedom of speech…..having an absence of fear


– boldness is needed in prayer – Psalm 55:17 & 34:15
*use the gift of voice which every believer has

– friendship breeds boldness – Luke 11:5-8
* we aren’t as bold with people we do not know every well

– friendship benefits me and benefits others – Ephesians 3:20-21


– confidence through faith – means to be completely persuaded to the point where we are ta peace and settled

– this is knowing the Lord will answer and He will get the job done

(a) v13 – do not lose heart concerning prayer – Galatians 6:9

CONTINUE………..to pray, ask, believe, receive and praise when it comes to prayer

“BE THANKFUL” – Luke 17:11-17

***being thankful is the Lord’s will – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-21

***being thankful results from being filled with the Spirit – Ephesians 5:18, 20

v12 – We have ACCESS to the Lord concerning our prayers

access – means an open door entrance and policy 24/7/365
*there is always reception’

*anyone has access to the Lord

*access is available to the perfect

v14 – Position in Prayer

– the position of the heart is what truly matters

bow – means to bend the knees………..to lie prostrate before the Lord
***speaks of humility and dependency upon the Lord

v15 – when we become born again, we gain a whole new family

on earth – those believers still living on planet earth

in heaven – some believers have died and are in heaven