Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 4, 2009
Chrysostom on Prayer--Without the Spirit Our Prayer Bouquets are Like Weeds
Chrysostom, a 4th century preacher, used this analogy for prayer. A young boy wanted to give a gift to his father who had been away a long time. His mother sent him to the garden to pick a bouquet of flowers. The boy
Contributed by Alan Perkins on Jan 27, 2002
On "Prairie Home Companion," with Garrison Keillor, they frequently advertise a product called Powdermilk Biscuits. "Powdermilk Biscuits, heavens they’re tasty! You can find them in your grocers, in the big blue box with the stains that indicate freshness. Powdermilk Biscuits: they give shy people
“Why Should leaders (Christians) Pray?"
Blackaby answers this question with 6 reasons why spiritual leaders need to pray. Spiritual Leadership page 153:
1. Prayer is an essential leadership (Christian) activity.
2. Prayer brings the Spirit’s filling.
3. Prayer brings God’s
GOD ANOINTS MEN OF PRAYER
E. M. Bounds says in his classic book, The Power of Prayer:
"Men are God's method. The Church is looking for better methods; God is looking for better men...What the Church needs today is not more machinery or better, not new organizations or more and novel methods,
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
“Urgent Call for Intercessors”
1 Timothy 2:1-4, “I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone -- for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is
Contributed by Davon Huss on Dec 12, 2011
A WHITE MAN WOULD COME
At 2006 when the National Missionary Convention was held in Indianapolis, IN, the invited guest for the Bible study was a man named Mont Cox, a professor at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. He told a story I think I will never forget.
As a young man growing up