Sermon Illustrations

Their prayers were answered, the room shock for starters that would liven up most prayer meetings! Prayer will open the door...THEY WERE ASTONISHED. ACTS 12:16Peter had been arrested and was locked up in jail for the next few days before being executed. Sixteen soldiers were assigned to guard him. The evening before his scheduled execution the believers held an all-night prayer meeting. Suddenly an angel appeared in Peter’s cell and said, ’...Quick, get up...’ (Acts 12:7 NIV), and his chains fell off

After praying all night, these Spirit-filled Christians’ were astonished when God actually answered their prayer.