“Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.”
Little is known of Jabez. The scripture tells us Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother named him Jabez saying, “Because I bore him with pain” 1 Chronicles 4:9. That’s all we know about this guy, however, his prayer made in the Bible.
Jabez’s prayer is one of my favorite. More so, it is inspiring to me because his confidence was rooted in total dependence on God, rather than in any strength of his own. He knew deep down where his help came from.
Today, we are going to learn why his prayer made in the Book for us to model. There are 5 specific points I am going to touch. Let’s go!