Contributed by Roy Fowler on Sep 12, 2020
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,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 22, 2008
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 the
Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 24, 2016
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
Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 15, 2001
"I am so busy now that if I did not spend three hours each day in prayer, I could not get
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2009
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
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 8, 2006
"Prayer - secret, fervent, believing prayer - lies at the root of all personal
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2007
"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
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2011
QUOTES ON PRAYER
Guy H. King--No one is a firmer believer in prayer than the devil; not that he practices it but that he suffers from it.
D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones--Prayer demands no special dress. Prayer demands no special place. Prayer demands no special eloquence. Prayer demands no special
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2002
I have had prayers answered--most strangely so sometimes--but I think our heavenly Father’s loving-kindness has been even more evident
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 25, 2002
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
Contributed by Andrew Clark on Aug 22, 2002
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 things, let me
Contributed by John Hamby on Feb 9, 2003
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. He
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 20, 2003
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 to be
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 4, 2003
"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.’ Thank
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 4, 2003
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
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 11, 2003
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 child
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
Contributed by Troy Borst on Sep 8, 2004
ILLUSTRATION... Prayer is the link by AB Simpson
Prayer is the link that connects us with God. It is the bridge that spans every gulf and bears us over every
abyss of danger or of need. How significant is this picture of the New Testament church: Peter in prison, the Jews triumphant, Herod
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 31, 2004
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
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 25, 2005
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 all