Nor was “shouting” praying, not even when praying became a babel of unison but individual prayers, not even when praying became a din as a congregation sought to “pray down” a sinner or to contend in prayer for the souls of the penitent. Truly I tell you, they have their reward. Contemporary English Version When you pray, don't be like those show-offs who love to stand up and pray in the synagogues and on the street corners. When Jeremiah the prophet wrote a letter to the exiles, he told them, “…seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. As far as I can tell, when praying for government, our calling is fairly simple: we pray for their success and peace. Shouting may be the result of a great working of God in a church, but it is not the method by which He does His work in the church. Some levels of brokenness require shouting. Shocking video captured the moment a man in a right-wing Patriot Prayer cap was shot dead in Portland after a day of violent clashes between … You can read the full history of the prayer here. "Whenever you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by people. Mwenya was testifying in a case in which he sued his wife, Priscah Chali, for divorce on grounds that she does not respect his decisions. Question: "If Jesus condemned the Pharisees for praying out loud, should we pray aloud?" I personally feel shouting/audible prayer is not necessary when asking God for something, but if you are trying to cast out a demon or do intercessions then that might be necessary(you don't chase a wild dog coming to attack you by whispering to it.) 1Samuel 4 tells of a time when the Israelites were far away … (No offense meant to Ralph Stanley fans. Be ready to do some shouting in prayer because some wounded ones will be coming to you. Praying (Continuous form of prayer) is the one to one communication with God, in depiction of thanksgiving and dialogue. Just like when Jesus called out Lazarus from the grave, cast out demons etc. This article was written by Kathi Basehore. “Shouting” was praise or, as it was often called, rejoicing. Keep expecting breakthrough! Shouting can be wrongly motivated and work contrary to the will of God. This has long been my favorite version of this gospel great. Churchill Gibson, camp chaplain from 1964-1983. Ricky Skaggs helps mellow Ralph Stanley's older voice. Do you support GOD TV? Answer: There are several references in the New Testament to public prayers that are unacceptable, and it is true that Jesus condemned the Pharisees’ manner of praying. The Shouting Prayer was written by The Rev. Join us as media missionaries! For just $100 per month you can bring the gospel to 10,000 homes. The prayer works brilliantly for children and youth because it is prayed with call and response, and all must SHOUT each line. Here is a video of St. George’s camp doing the prayer at opening worship. In defence of his suit for divorce, Anderson Mwenya alleged that his wife wakes up at 04:00 hours to pray, which he said disturbs him.Prayer warrior divorced by husband for shouting too loud while praying. But Jesus Himself prayed out loud on occasion (see John 17), as did the apostles (Acts 8:15; 16:25; 20:36).