Contributed on Jan 6, 2020
Prayer that Works takes work, along with persistence, risk, and righteousness before God. In this sermon, we're going to try to close the gap between what we say about prayer and what we practice.
Good morning. I invite you to turn in your copy of God’s Word to James chapter 5, but also to put a bookmark in 1 Kings chapter 18, because we are going to spend some time there as well. The story is told of the western town that had experienced a hard drought. One of the local churches announced ...read more
Contributed on Jan 13, 2020
In two parables with the same storyline, Jesus taught us to keep praying and never give up.
Good morning. As we continue our series on the power of prayer, we are going to look at two of Jesus’ parables on prayer. They are both in Luke, and they are separated by just a few chapters. So please turn to Luke 11, but be ready to flip to Luke 18. There’s a supposedly true story of a country ...read more
Contributed on Jan 24, 2020
Can our prayers really change things? Is it possible to pray in a way that persuades God to act?
Please open your Bibles to Exodus 32. We are in week three of a series on the power of prayer. We’ve adopted James 5:16 as our theme verse for the entire series— “The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.” So we’ve been talking each week about what makes prayer powerful. ...read more
Contributed on Feb 1, 2020
Praying Receptively means praying with the awareness that God gets the deciding vote.
Pray Receptively Acts 13:1-2 Good morning! Please open your Bibles to Acts 13. We are going to wrap up our series on prayer this morning. Just as a reminder of where we’ve been, here’s a quick review: A review: Week One: Pray Expectantly: Believe something will happen. Week Two: Pray ...read more