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  • Seeking The Heart Of God Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Apr 6, 2015
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    God delights in prayer that seeks God's heart, not God's handouts.

    This morning we’re going to deal with the topic of prayer. And I’m pretty sure that my task this morning, although it is not easy, is actually pretty simple. But let me ask you a few questions just to confirm that: • How many of you think you pray enough? So it looks like I more

  • Prayer: Points Of Light

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Nov 2, 2016

    We tend to neglect the most powerful weapon we have -- prayer. God delights in answering prayers in harmony with who he is. Let us pray!

    1. The Brooklyn Tabernacle * Originally established in 1847 as Presbyterian and grew to be about 6000 members; Nondenominational today * When Jim and Carol Cymbala moved to the congregation in 1971 it had dwindled to 30 members * They had to work secular jobs to make ends meet * Jim began a more

  • Prayer

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 4, 2015


    2 Sam 5:17 - 25 Prayer 24 And let it be, when thou hearest the sound of a going in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then thou shalt bestir thyself: for then shall the LORD go out before thee, to smite the host of the Philistines. 1. The Discipline Of Prayer 19 And more

  • Elijah's Obedience

    Contributed by Robert Baldwin on Aug 2, 2012
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    The greatness of Elijah is found in his obedience. the btook was running dry but Elijah waited on God's command.

    Elijah’s Obedience I Kings 17:7-16 Intro. I. The Drying Brook: Elijah had been beside the brook, between 6 months and a year, he had been miraculously fed and cared for by God. Even the brook was a miracle, for it kept furnishing water during a drought. Too often we miss the more

  • Rock And Pray Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 23, 2007
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    Life is a series of challenges and battles, and its main issue is "Who gets the glory?"

    Rock and Pray Exodus 17:1-16 1. The Virginia Tech Massacre is on our minds. You may not know this, but Matt and Janet Dawson graduated frome there -- and met at Virginia Tech. ICR founder Henry Morris was at one time a faculty member there. 2. Marylu and I have literally dozens of friends more

  • What Did Jesus Pray For?

    Contributed by Tom Clawser, M. Div. on Jun 3, 2017

    Jesus is about to go to the cross to make the ultimate sacrifice for sin, and precedes that act with this lovely prayer of intercession and consecration.

    How important is faithfulness in prayer? Dr. Wilbur Chapman often told of his experience when, as a young man, he went to become pastor of a church in Philadelphia. After his first sermon, an old gentleman said to him, "You're pretty young to be pastor of this church. But you preach the Gospel, more

  • A Call For Prayer

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 15, 2013

    A sermon from Romans 15:30-33 on prayer (Outline and material adapted from Alan Carr at:

    HoHum: Whenever I speak about prayer, I want it known that I speak as a fellow-struggler in the trenches. I’ve never found prayer to be easy. Also, many messages and books on prayer lay a guilt trip on the listener or reader for not praying enough. They tell about how Martin Luther was so more

  • An Appeal For Prayer Series

    Contributed by Gary Moore on Jan 21, 2008
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    I appeal to you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your Prayers to God on my behalf.

    The gospels attest to Jesus’ habit of prayer. Having observed Jesus’ prayer life, the disciples were encouraged to ask him to teach them to pray more effectively. The book of Acts speaks often of the efficacy of the church as it was devoted to prayer. The epistles of Paul are laced with prayers and more

  • You Can't Have One Without The Other! (A Sermon On The Book Of Amos)

    Contributed by David Smith on Nov 19, 2007
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    People says to me, "Dave, as a Christian I am not interested in politics", and I can say to them in all honesty, "neither am I". ...

    I sorta promised someone in the parish that I’d choose a more cheery passage next time I preached. “Come unto me all ye who labour and are heavy laden” was suggested - a message of encouragement and hope. This is not that sermon. Inspired by our set lectionary readings, for better or worse, I more

  • Extraordinary Answers To Prayer Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on May 11, 2010
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    Exposition of the answer to Daniel's prayer in Daniel 9, and the 70 weeks prophecy

    Text: Daniel 9:20-27, Title: Extraordinary Answers to Prayer, Date/Place: NRBC, 5/2/10, AM A. Opening illustration: Tell the story of Brother Yun in the isolation box, praying for a bible B. Background to passage: this is another one of those instances where prayer is answered in a mighty way. more

  • Intercession For Victory Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Jun 18, 2018

    Message 10 in our journey with Israel recorded in Exodus. This message focuses on the ministry of intercession for others.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch "Intercession for Victory” Exodus 17:8-16 REVIEW There is no instant spiritual maturity. There is no instant fix for a lifetime of wrong choices. Regeneration occurs in moment. Our ultimate transformation will happen in the more

  • The Empire Strikes Back Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Mar 27, 2008

    Exposition of Acts 12:1-17 regarding the attack of Herod on the church and the churches response to persecution

    Text: Acts 12:1-17, Title: The Empire Strikes Back, Date/Place: NRBC, 3/30/08, AM A. Opening illustration: Ignatius Kung was ordained as a Bishop of Shanghai in 1949, shortly after the communists took over China. The Chinese government pressured him to align his loyalties to the "Chinese Catholic more

  • Should You Make Resolutions? Yes!

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Jan 5, 2003
    based on 86 ratings

    Four reasons why making (and keeping) resolutions can be a spiritually beneficial practice.

    How many of you made New Year’s resolutions this year? (Don’t worry, I won’t ask you to reveal any specifics. That could get a little embarrassing.) Researchers tell us that about a third of Americans do make New Year’s resolutions. Not only is it traditional, it’s human nature. When we pass a more

  • Two Great Rewards For Faithful Christians Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on May 5, 2010
    based on 12 ratings

    God answers prayer and gives spiritual fruit to those who remain in the Son.

    Scripture Introduction Jesus often began particularly memorable and poignant explanations about himself and our relationship with God with the phrase, “I am….” Seven are recorded in John: • “I am the bread of life.” • “I am the light of the more

  • Prayer / Evangelism

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010

    Prayer / Evangelism (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email:

    Reading: Luke chapter 11 verses 1-13. Ill: Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson went on a camping trip. • As they lay down for the night, • Holmes said, "Watson, look up into the sky and tell me what you see." • Watson said, "I see millions and millions of more