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  • Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 5,849 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 Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008
     | 4,845 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

  • Prayer

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 25, 2016
     | 6,356 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 For ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 22, 2009
     | 4,598 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
     | 209 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 - Secret, Fervent, Believing Prayer - ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 9, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,336 views

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

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

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
     | 2,872 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

  • A Prayer For Deliverance  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 26, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,857 views

    A Prayer for Deliverance 1. Personally affirm your faith in Christ: “Lord Jesus Christ, I believe You are the Son of God and the only way to God – that You died on the cross for my sins and rose again so that I might be forgiven and receive eternal life.” 2. Humble yourself: “I renounce ...read more

  • Prayer Is The Breath

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 9, 2006
     | 3,247 views

    "Prayer is the breath of the new ...read more

  • The Weight Of A Prayer

    Contributed by Dr. Wheeler Jones on Jul 10, 2006
     | 2,674 views

    The Weight of a Prayer Louise Redden, a poorly dressed lady with a look of defeat on her face, walked into a grocery store. She approached the owner of the store in a most humble manner and asked if he would let her charge a few groceries. She softly explained that her husband was very ill and ...read more

  • The Power Of Prayer

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Nov 18, 2006
     | 3,107 views

    “The Power of Prayer” J. Edgar Hoover said, “The spectacle of a nation praying is more awe-inspiring than the explosion of an atomic bomb. The force of prayer is greater than any possible combination of man-made or man-controlled powers, because prayer is man’s greatest means of tapping the ...read more

  • Prayer Works  PRO

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,247 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

  • Assertive Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Todd Schäve on Nov 6, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 4,240 views

    ASSERTIVE PRAYER: Assertive prayer is expressing to the Lord our feelings and thoughts, with all due respect and humility, and making our requests known to the Lord, and leaving the results up to him. Jesus alludes to assertive prayer, when he said, "Ask and it will be given to you; seek ...read more

  • Prayers Answered  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,210 views

    PRAYERS ANSWERED I have had prayers answered--most strangely so sometimes--but I think our heavenly Father’s loving-kindness has been even more evident in ...read more

  • The Position Of Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 26, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,397 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

  • The Right Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 26, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,746 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

  • A Methodist Prayer

    Contributed by Andrew Clark on Aug 23, 2002
     | 2,028 views

    A Methodist Prayer I am no longer my own, but yours. Put me to what you will, rank me with who you will. Put me to doing, put me to suffering. Let me be employed for you, or laid aside for you. Exalted for you, or brought low for you. Let me be full, let me be empty, Let me have all ...read more

  • A Prayer And Happiness  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 7, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,613 views

    A PRAYER AND HAPPINESS In his book Living Life on Purpose, Greg Anderson shares the story of one man’s journey to joy: ... his wife had left him and he was completely depressed. He had lost faith in himself, in other people, in God—he found no joy in living. One rainy morning this man went to ...read more

  • The Patient Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by John Hamby on Feb 10, 2003
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,709 views

    THE PATIENT PRAYER “George Mueller, the founder of a great Christian orphanage work in England in the 1800’s, was a powerful man of prayer. He knew the importance of keeping at prayer evne when the answer seemed delayed. When he was young he began praying that two of his friends might be saved. ...read more

  • The Weapon Of Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,210 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