When we go to God, our Father in prayer, we can’t just go straight to God. We have to go through His Son Jesus, to get to the Father. And when we pray, we are to ask whatever we want, in Jesus name.
A lot of prayers are not answered because we try to go straight to God in our asking, when He said, to ask in Jesus name and we will receive it. But of course, whatever we ask has to be in alignment with what God wants for us.
When we pray in Jesus name, Jesus goes to the Father for us, and He gives us the desires of our hearts. So, when we pray, we are also to say; “in Jesus name”.
John 14:13-14 (KJV) – and whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.
John 16:26 (KJV) – at that day ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you: