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  • Prayer: It Is ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008
     | 1,864 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 For ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 22, 2009
     | 2,235 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  PRO

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 2,944 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

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 25, 2016
     | 3,093 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

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

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
     | 997 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 Sermoncentral on Feb 9, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,807 views

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

  • Mrs Prayer ...

    Contributed by Jonathan Campbell on Jun 23, 2008
     | 970 views

    MRS PRAYER MEETING Mrs Prayer Meeting died recently at the First Neglected Church on Worldly Avenue. Born many years ago in the midst of great revivals, she was a strong, healthy child, fed largely on testimony and spiritual holiness, soon growing into world-wide prominence. She was one of the ...read more

  • Prayer: Specific ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 30, 2008
     | 550 views

    PRAYER: SPECIFIC DIRECTION The late great English writer, journalist, philosopher, poet, biographer, and Christian apologetic Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 - 1936) and several other literary figures were asked one evening what book they would prefer to have with them if they were stranded on a ...read more

  • National Prayer ...

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
     | 428 views

    “National Prayer Warrior” 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 good, and pleases God our ...read more

  • Prayer For Those In ...

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
     | 430 views

    “Prayer for Those In Authority” 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… This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge ...read more

  • Prayer In Health

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 31, 2008
     | 1,204 views

    Prayer in Health When you come to my office with a problem, often I'll offer to pray with you for God's healing and discernment. If you have a sprained hand and haven't grown in your spiritual life, you might think, "What a waste of time." A few years ago there was even an experiment in ...read more

  • Prayer In Kind

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Oct 29, 2008
     | 778 views

    PRAYER IN KIND It was the Christmas season and a meeting was held in a small church for the announced purpose of praying for a local family that was having a tough time of it. The family was large and they didn't have enough food or enough money to keep the place properly heated. As the ...read more

  • On Prayer--Part ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 13, 2009
     | 662 views

    ON PRAYER--PART 2 Samuel Pepys was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament in the seventeenth century, who is now most famous for his diary. "Prayer is not a lazy substitute for work. It is not a shortcut to skill or knowledge. And sometimes God delays the answer to our prayer in ...read more

  • Prayer And Spiritual ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2009
     | 1,540 views

    PRAYER AND SPIRITUAL WARFARE "Life is war. That’s not all it is. But it is always that. Our weakness in prayer is owing largely to our neglect of this truth. Prayer is primarily a wartime walkie-talkie for the mission of the church as it advances against the powers of darkness and unbelief. It ...read more

  • A Prayer Of God's ...

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Apr 21, 2009
     | 1,043 views

    A PRAYER OF GOD’S SERVANTS We are God’s servants. We put God’s love for all people first. No race is superior to another. No government is more loved than another. No nation is dearer than another. We do not put our nation’s economy before God’s economy. He tells us to seek first His ...read more

  • The Prayer Of Cyrus ...

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 7, 2009
     | 1,436 views

    “The Prayer of Cyrus Brown.” “’The proper way for a man to pray,’ said Deacon Lamuel Keyes, ’and the only proper attitude is down upon his knees.’ ’No, I should say the way to pray,’ said Reverend Doctor Wise, ’is standing straight with outstretched arms and rapt and upturned eyes.’ ’Oh, no, ...read more

  • Prayer And Growth  PRO

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Sep 13, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 806 views

    PRAYER AND GROWTH There is a type of bamboo in Asia which grows to amazing heights and at amazing speeds - sometimes as much as 20 metres in six weeks! However, before that growth spurt, the seed lies in the dark beneath the ground for up to 5 years. Those farmers who make a profitable living ...read more

  • The Role Of Prayer In ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 31, 2009
     | 1,076 views

    The Role of Prayer in Revival A U.S. Lutheran bishop tells of visiting a parish church in California and finding a stirring red and orange banner on the wall. "Come Holy Spirit. Hallelujah!" it declared in words printed under a picture of a fire burning. The bishop was also interested in the sign ...read more

  • A Definition Of Prayer

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 21, 2010
     | 496 views

    A DEFINITION OF PRAYER The Norwegian theologian Ole Hallesby gives a good definition of prayer. "To pray is nothing more involved that to let Jesus into our needs. To pray is to give Jesus ...read more

  • The Prayer And The Chair

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 22, 2011
     | 1,945 views

    THE PRAYER AND THE CHAIR A woman called a pastor to come to the house to see her father. He goes to the house not knowing whether the man is Christian or not but he notices as he talks to him and the man answers back that he must be a Christian and there is a chair sitting close by. An empty ...read more