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  • Prayer

    Contributed by Roy Fowler on Sep 12, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,623 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: It Is ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 22, 2008
     | 9,831 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 the ...read more

  • Prayer

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 24, 2016
     | 11,967 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 57 ratings
     | 10,093 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 For ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,682 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 - Secret, Fervent, Believing Prayer - ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 8, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 8,346 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 Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2007
     | 5,684 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

  • Quotes On Prayer

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2011
     | 4,133 views

    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 ...read more

  • Prayers Answered  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2002
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,768 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 ...read more

  • The Position Of Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 25, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,922 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

  • A Methodist Prayer

    Contributed by Andrew Clark on Aug 22, 2002
     | 3,302 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 things, let me ...read more

  • The Patient Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by John Hamby on Feb 9, 2003
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,670 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. He ...read more

  • The Weapon Of Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,539 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 to be ...read more

  • Reagan's Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,514 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.’ Thank ...read more

  • A Presidential Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,248 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 11, 2003
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,899 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 child Through the ...read more

  • Power Of Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 17, 2004
    based on 2 ratings
     | 7,758 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 Is The Link  PRO

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Sep 8, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,230 views

    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 ...read more

  • Unanswered Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 31, 2004
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,353 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

  • A Prayer For Deliverance  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 25, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,030 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 all ...read more