Isaiah 64:1-12 LET US PRAY
7 And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee:
I. BECAUSE OF THE PERSON WHO HAS SAVED US
Ex 3:7 the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows; - We are His family! His flock!
II. THE PERILS THAT SURROUND US -
Eph 6:11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
A. Perils of Destroyers, B. of Disease, C. of Decay D. of Defiance
III. THE PATTERN SET BEFORE US
1 Cors 11:1 Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.
A. The Lord prayed at his baptism - Luke 3:21 Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened,
B. With His brethren - Luke 11:1 And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
C. When breaking bread - Luke 22:19 And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.
IV. THE PROMISES SECURED FOR US
Psalms 116:2 Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live. A. He promises to hear B. to help
V. THE PROBLEMS THAT SIFT US
James 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
VI. THE POWER THAT SUPPORTS US - Eph 3:20 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,