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  • Prayer For ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2009
     | 5,587 views

    Prayer for Compassion Then we can pray a prayer like David Mains prayed years ago. He was once pastor of the Circle Urban Church, an inner city church in Chicago, and one day, in the course of his ministry among such great need, he prayed, “Lord, let me see the world as you see it, and break my ...read more

  • Prayer

    Contributed by Roy Fowler on Sep 13, 2020
     | 1,020 views

    This statement is many times use as a stand alone statement without regards to the actual meaning. When the context has to be considered and an understanding of who God is and his teachings are most important. A famous Bible scholar John Gill puts it this way: For whatever is asked in faith, ...read more

  • Prayer

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 25, 2016
     | 7,569 views

    Chris Jeffries tells the story of Roy who was feeling frustrated that he was not able to do what he felt he was born to do. So he prayed for Our Father to change something. Then there was a knock at the door and they met two strangers, a married couple. They invited them in and sat them down at ...read more

  • Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 6,885 views

    Prayer "I am so busy now that if I did not spend three hours each day in prayer, I could not get ...read more

  • Prayer: It Is ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 23, 2008
     | 6,069 views

    PRAYER: IT IS TAKEN John Oxtoby, who was affectionately known as "Praying Johnny" was sent to hold a revival in Filey. He stopped under a hedge and he wrestled in prayer for the success of his mission. A passer-by heard Johnny Oxtoby’s prayer: "Will thou make a fool of me, God? I told them at ...read more

  • Our Prayer Will Be Most Like The Prayer Of ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
     | 3,718 views

    "Our prayer will be most like the prayer of Christ if we do not ask God to show us what is going to be, or to make any particular thing happen, but ...read more

  • Prayer - Secret, Fervent, Believing Prayer - ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 9, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,390 views

    "Prayer - secret, fervent, believing prayer - lies at the root of all personal ...read more

  • The Stats On Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 1, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,050 views

    THE STATS ON PRAYER A Newsweek poll several years ago titled "Is God Listening?" indicated that 54% of those the magazine surveyed prayed on a daily basis - 25% said they pray to God once a day and 29% more than once a day. 87% believed that God answers their prayers at least some of the ...read more

  • Unanswered Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 1, 2004
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,695 views

    UNANSWERED PRAYER Cable television tycoon Ted Turner has often been quoted as being critical of fundamentalist Christianity. Turner made some very revealing remarks at a banquet in Orlando, Fla., in 1990, where he was given an award by the American Humanist Association for his work on behalf of ...read more

  • The Weapon Of Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,856 views

    THE WEAPON OF PRAYER It takes more than bullets and bombs to win a war, residents said in Chatsworth, GA. "Prayer is the greatest weapon we’ve got," said Frank Lloyd of Chatsworth at a prayer service at First Baptist Church. "This war’s not going to be won on military might. It’s going ...read more

  • Reagan's Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 5, 2003
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,451 views

    REAGAN’S PRAYER "If I had a prayer for you today, among those that have all been uttered, it is that one we’re so familiar with: ’The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face to shine upon you and be gracious unto you; the Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace.’ ...read more

  • A Presidential Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 5, 2003
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,273 views

    A PRESIDENTIAL PRAYER "Almighty God...make full and complete our dedication to the service of the people in this throng, and their fellow citizens everywhere. Give us, we pray, the power to discern clearly right from wrong, and allow all our words and actions to be governed thereby, and by the ...read more

  • Firefighter's Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 12, 2003
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,067 views

    FIREFIGHTER’S PRAYER Oh Lord, please help this firefighter To be skillful and brave. Please let me never falter When there are lives to save. Be with my fellow firefighters And ride with us each run, From the moment we "suit-up" Until the job is done. Be with me as I guide a ...read more

  • Answered Prayers  PRO

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,917 views

    An unknown confederate soldier wrote: I asked God for strength that I might achieve I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey I asked for health that I might do greater things I was given infirmity that I might do better things I asked for riches that I might be happy I was given ...read more

  • Power Of Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 18, 2004
    based on 2 ratings
     | 5,451 views

    1. Power of Prayer Story: From Preachers Stories a. A. T. Pierson relates the following story: "Some years ago in the great State of Minnesota, the Granary of the West, there came a scourge of grasshoppers that threatened to destroy the whole wheat crop. The Governor, who was a very devout ...read more

  • Prayer Works  PRO

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,624 views

    PRAYER WORKS The researchers at Columbia University conducted a study with 199 women at an in vitro fertilization clinic in Korea. Unknown to the patients and their doctors, groups of strangers from the US, Canada, and Australia were asked to pray for their success in getting pregnant. ...read more

  • The Position Of Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 26, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,870 views

    THE POSITION OF PRAYER In Texas, when a cold air mass moves down from Canada, people sometimes refer to it as a "Blue Northern," and it makes its presence felt! You can feel the wind blow as the high pressure cold air rushes into the warmer area of lower pressure. The greater the difference in ...read more

  • Prayer Works  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 29, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 5,442 views

    PRAYER WORKS George Muller was born in Prussia on September 27, 1805. His father was a collector of taxes and George seemed to inherit his father’s ability with figures. When Muller was converted to Christ he was impressed by the many recurring statements of Jesus for us "to ask." At this ...read more

  • The Right Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 26, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,322 views

    THE RIGHT PRAYER In Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s "A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich," Ivan endures all the horrors of a Soviet prison camp. One day he is praying with his eyes closed when a fellow prisoner notices him and says with ridicule, "Prayers won’t help you get out of here any faster." ...read more

  • An Answered Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jun 26, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 5,448 views

    AN ANSWERED PRAYER John Maxwell writes in his book, Partners in Prayer; "In the summer of 1876, grasshoppers nearly destroyed the crops in Minnesota. SO in the spring of 1877, farmers were worried. They believed that the dreadful plague would once again visit them and again destroy the rich ...read more