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  • Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 6,511 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
     | 7,143 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: It Is ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 23, 2008
     | 5,692 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 Roy Fowler on Sep 13, 2020
     | 677 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 For ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2009
     | 5,267 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

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

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
     | 3,481 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
     | 5,039 views

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

  • A Prayer For Deliverance  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 26, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,101 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

  • The Position Of Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 26, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,725 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 23, 2002
     | 2,212 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

  • Children's Prayers

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
     | 2,309 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

  • Prayer Is The Rope

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
     | 4,393 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

  • The Humanist's Prayer

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 8, 2007
     | 1,562 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 Works  PRO

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,496 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

  • Prayer Is The Breath

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 9, 2006
     | 3,584 views

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

  • Children's Prayers  PRO

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,925 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 ...read more

  • The Weight Of A Prayer

    Contributed by Dr. Wheeler Jones on Jul 10, 2006
     | 3,135 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

  • Answered Prayer On A ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 12, 2009
     | 2,291 views

    ANSWERED PRAYER ON A PLANE WELLINGTON, New Zealand--Grant Stubbs and Owen Wilson were flying up the sloping valley of Pelorus Sound in New Zealand, admiring the beautiful panoramic view. Then there was a cough. "Bless you, Owen." "For what, Grant?" "Your cough." "I didn’t ...read more

  • On Prayer--Part ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 13, 2009
     | 1,570 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

  • A Prayer Of God's ...

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Apr 21, 2009
     | 2,132 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