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  • Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 6,399 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: It Is ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 23, 2008
     | 5,566 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 Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2009
     | 5,149 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
     | 571 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

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 25, 2016
     | 6,995 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
     | 3,362 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
     | 4,937 views

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

  • Prayer Works  PRO

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,464 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

  • Assertive Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Todd Schäve on Nov 6, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 4,578 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

  • A Methodist Prayer

    Contributed by Andrew Clark on Aug 23, 2002
     | 2,168 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  PRO

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,845 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
     | 3,087 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

  • The Power Of Prayer

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Nov 18, 2006
     | 3,541 views

    “The Power of Prayer” J. Edgar Hoover said, “The spectacle of a nation praying is more awe-inspiring than the explosion of an atomic bomb. The force of prayer is greater than any possible combination of man-made or man-controlled powers, because prayer is man’s greatest means of tapping the ...read more

  • The Sinner's Prayer

    Contributed by James Chandler on Mar 19, 2007
     | 2,153 views

    I once visited the practice of a College basketball coach who coached for Bobby Knight, Coach K from Duke. At the end of his practice he “shared” Christ. He led them in the Sinners prayer. The problem that I have with the Sinner’s ...read more

  • Children's Prayers

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
     | 2,265 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
     | 4,347 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

  • Power Of Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 18, 2004
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,968 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 9, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,998 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
     | 3,836 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

  • Unanswered Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 1, 2004
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,457 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