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  • Prayer For ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2009
     | 4,875 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
     | 382 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 23, 2008
     | 5,210 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  PRO

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 6,089 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
     | 6,633 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 Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
     | 3,125 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
     | 4,723 views

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

  • Assertive Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Todd Schäve on Nov 6, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 4,410 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

  • Prayer Is The Link  PRO

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Sep 9, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,884 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

  • The Stats On Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 1, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,707 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

  • A Prayer For Deliverance  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 26, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,961 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 Sermon Central on Feb 9, 2006
     | 3,383 views

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

  • The Weapon Of Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,400 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
     | 2,157 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
     | 2,014 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
     | 1,851 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
     | 3,354 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

  • Children's Prayers

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
     | 2,110 views

    CHILDREN’S PRAYERS: Dear God: Please send a new baby for Mommy. The new baby you sent last week cries too much. Debbie, 7 Dear God: Who did you make smarter? Boys or girls? My sister and I want to know. Jimmy, 6 Dear God: How many angels are there in heaven? I would like to be the first kid in my ...read more

  • The Humanist's Prayer

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 8, 2007
     | 1,416 views

    The Humanist’s Prayer Lyman Abbot once paraphrased the Lord’s Prayer to reflect the philosophy of those without God. We might call it the Humanist’s Prayer: Our brethren who art on earth, Hallowed be our name. Our kingdom come, Our will be done on earth, For there is no heaven. We ...read more

  • Prayer Is The Rope

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
     | 4,223 views

    Billy Graham once noted: “Prayer is not about using God it is more often about getting us in a position where God can use us. I watched the deck hands on the great liner United States as they docked that ship in NY Harbor. First they threw out a rope to the men on the dock. Then, inside the boat ...read more