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  • Be Not Afraid To Pray To Pray Is Right Pray If ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007

    "Be not afraid to pray to pray is right Pray if thou canst with hope, but ever pray, Though hope be weak or sick with long delay; more

  • Praying In ...

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008

    Praying in Revival 2 Chronicles 7:14 says: “…if my people, who are called by My Name, will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” All true spiritual awakenings that have had a more

  • The Praying ...

    Contributed by Paul Green on Jul 14, 2009

    The praying hands Back in the fifteenth century, in a tiny village near Nuremberg, lived a family with eighteen children. Eighteen! In order merely to keep food on the table, the father, who was a goldsmith by profession, had to work almost eighteen hours a day and he took on any other paying work more

  • Pray

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Nov 22, 2009

    Pray “in the name of Jesus.” It is not a catchy phrase we attach to our prayers, that somehow validates what we have to say. It is recognition that what I have prayed about and prayed for is with the same spirit and heart that Jesus himself would have prayed; that my focus is not self-centered or more

  • Praying What Mommy Prays

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2008

    A wife invited some people to dinner. At the table, she turned to their six-year-old daughter and said, "Would you like to say the blessing?" "I wouldn’t know what to say," the girl replied. "Just say what you hear Mommy say," the wife answered. The daughter bowed her head and said, more

  • Praying He Prayed  PRO

    Contributed by Charles Jones on Mar 28, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    "PRAYING HE PRAYED" The Characteristic of the prayer of Elijah was his FERVENCY. He prayed fervently. He used that particular Hebrew idiom - "praying he prayed." In other words when he prayed he got down to business. Remember that the prayer of a righteous man is of great force when energized more

  • Praying To Be Good

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Apr 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    PRAYING TO BE GOOD When Robert Louis Stevenson was a boy he once remarked to his mother, "Momma, you can’t be good without praying." "How do you know, Robert?" she asked. "Because I’ve tried!" he answered. This brings to mind a story about another little fellow--one who had been sent more

  • Praying In The Hay

    Contributed by Guy Caley on May 5, 2003

    PRAYING IN THE HAY Armin Gesswein learned about praying God’s promises in a hayloft. Armin was a longtime Pastor, interdenominational prayer organizer and founder of the "Revival Prayer fellowship." When he began as a young Lutheran pastor trying to establish a church on Long Island and more

  • Afraid To Pray?

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Apr 8, 2002
    based on 1 rating

    AFRAID TO PRAY? Steve Brown is fond of saying, "Non-Christians don’t pray, because they’re afraid God is there. Christians don’t pray because they’re afraid God is not there, and they don’t want to lose their faith." John more

  • Praying For Reagan  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 29, 2002
    based on 15 ratings

    PRAYING FOR REAGAN Peggy Noonan, in her book "When Character Was King" shares a facinating story about President Reagan and his belief in Prayer: "'Do you know about his ulcer?' Nancy Reagan asked me. We were talking about his early days in the governship. He came home a few months more

  • Praying For Deliverance  PRO

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 7 ratings

    PRAYING FOR DELIVERANCE John Paton was a missionary in the New Hebrides Islands. One night hostile natives surrounded the mission station, intent on burning out the Patons and killing them. Paton and his wife prayed during that terror-filled night that God would deliver them. When daylight came more

  • Hop In And Pray  PRO

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 6, 2002
    based on 4 ratings

    HOP IN AND PRAY Robert LeRoe tells this story: When I was stationed in Frankfurt, Germany, I often reported to V Corps Headquarters, which was located in the historic Abrams Bldg. To get upstairs there were two options-either take the stairs, or the Paternoster, a very unusual elevator. There more

  • A President Prays  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2001
    based on 8 ratings

    A PRESIDENT PRAYS Personal prayer, it seems to me, is one of the simplest necessities of life, as basic to the individual as sunshine, food and water--and at times, of course, more so. By prayer I mean an effort to get in touch with the Infinite. We know that our prayers are imperfect. Of course more

  • Praying For Change  PRO

    Contributed by Rob Ross on Apr 9, 2003
    based on 12 ratings

    PRAYING FOR CHANGE “To pray is to change. Prayer is the central avenue God uses to transform us. If we are unwilling to change, we will abandon prayer as a noticeable characteristic of our lives. The closer we come to the heartbeat of God the more we see our need and the more we more

  • Praying For Change  PRO

    Contributed by Rick Sunstrom on Mar 8, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    PRAYING FOR CHANGE “To pray is to change. Prayer is the central avenue God uses to transform us. If we are unwilling to change, we will abandon prayer as a noticeable characteristic of our lives. The closer we come to the heartbeat of God the more we see our need and the more we more

  • Who Prays?

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 13, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    Who Prays? · 88% of Americans pray · 82% believe in the healing power of prayer · 78% say prayer is an important part of daily life · 63% pray often · 25% pray occasionally · 65% believe they have had specific prayers answered · 79% say praying helps speed recovery · 24% say they have been more

  • Prayed Into The Kingdom

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 14, 2011

    PRAYED INTO THE KINGDOM Chuck Sackett did not grow up in a Christian home. But he joined the Boy Scouts and wanted to complete the "God and Country" merit badge. So he walked a few blocks to a small church for several weeks. He filled out his papers and did what he had to do get that badge. more

  • Praying In Agreement

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Nov 30, 2011

    PRAYING IN AGREEMENT Our individual prayers have great power. But there is even more power when we come together as a church and pray in agreement. Now, we know that in human terms total agreement is impossible. No two people can be in complete agreement … much less a whole congregation of more

  • When To Pray For ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 13, 2012

    WHEN TO PRAY FOR DISCERNMENT I think about the pastor of the church that I went to couple of years in California, Pastor Chuck. A man came to him and said he wanted to make a large donation - one million dollar donation. The pastor said to that, “Wow – that is a lot of money. Let me go first and more

  • Difficulty Praying

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Aug 10, 2010

    And I don't think that I'm alone in this struggle to pray. Even a great church leader like Martin Luther has said this about prayer, "At times I, who teach this and prescribe it to others, have learned from my own example that praying comes close to being the most difficult of all works" more