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  • Effective Prayer

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Mar 18, 2004
    based on 75 ratings

    We are the intercessors for the world. Here are 8 things we should be praying for.

    A teacher came into a classroom one morning and saw a group of boys huddled over in the corners on their knees. She was quite concerned. And she asked them, "What are you doing over there?" And they said, "Don’t worry. We’re just shooting craps." And she said, "Oh, what a relief. I thought more

  • The Master Key Of Effective Prayer

    Contributed by Phil Morgan on Apr 7, 2002
    based on 41 ratings

    What makes for an effective prayer life?

    READ: John 15:1-8 (Text: v7). [Read v7 again]. What EXACTLY does this verse mean? What is being promised here? It appears to be a kind of "BLANK CHEQUE" that God has signed for us, so that we can have whatever we want; but is that really the case? If it IS a "blank cheque", then why have more

  • Two Keys To Effective Prayer

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Apr 8, 2002
    based on 177 ratings

    Learn to pray more effectively with these two keys to prayer from John

    Our text for this morning is 1 John 5:14-17. Next week we will have our last message from 1 John. If you’ve been with us, you would know that John is quite concerned with helping his readers know how to tell apart those who belong to God and those who don’t belong to God. This morning, John more

  • Effective Prayer And Supplication

    Contributed by Jennifer Casto on Aug 2, 2005
    based on 63 ratings

    Bible! Guidlines to follow in learning how to pray effectively.

    Sermon Outline: Bible Guidelines for Effectual Prayer 1. PRAY and be obedient! -Fear God. -Live Holy. -Act like The Righteousness IN YOU -Stand on The Word. -Honor Him in all you do. Keep His Commandments – be a obedient Child of God! Psalm 34:15 Psalm 84:11 I John 3:22 Psalm 66:18 more

  • 5 Attitudes Of Effective Prayer

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Apr 1, 2005
    based on 104 ratings

    This sermon outlines five principles needed for an effective and active prayer life.

    Our Scripture text for today is found in LUKE 1. While you are turning to it, let me tell you about a young girl who once wrote a missionary, to let him know that she was keeping him in her prayers. She had been told not to request a response to her letter because the missionary was very busy, so more

  • How To Pray For Our Nation

    Contributed by Jerry Falwell on Sep 22, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    How to be more effective prayer intercessors.

    HOW TO PRAY FOR OUR NATION By JERRY FALWELL I want everyone to pray for our nation, so I thought about a sermon that would help people be more effective prayer intercessors for our nation. As I studied my Bible, I found two sources that instructed us how to pray for our nation. First, the more

  • Survivor:how To Overcome Your Peninnah? Series

    Contributed by Danielle Clark on Apr 30, 2001
    based on 203 ratings

    This sermon uses the story of Hannah as an example of Overcoming obstacles through effective prayer

  • Be Intentional #6-How To Have An Effective Prayer Life (Pt. 1) Series

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Feb 22, 2003
    based on 60 ratings

    First in a two-part series on prayer.

    Be Intentional #6 - How to Have an Effective Prayer Life (Part 1) Philippians 4:6-7 February 23, 2002 Introduction Today we are beginning a 2-part series on prayer. I assume that all of you understand that prayer is extremely important. But too often we don’t really think on why it’s more

  • Be Intentional #7-How To Have An Effective Prayer Life (Pt. 2) Series

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Mar 3, 2003
    based on 23 ratings

    Second message on prayer, within larger series on being intentional.

    Be Intentional #7 – How to Have an Effective Prayer Life (Part 2) Matthew 7:7-12 March 2, 2003 Introduction During last week’s message, I went through a scenario of God using a computerized answering service to handle all our prayers. It was humorous, and I used it to point out that God more

  • Hekekiah's Prayer Secrets Series

    Contributed by Bob Marcaurelle on Jan 20, 2006
    based on 68 ratings

    Hezekiah’s amazing answer to prayer, that appeared to change God’s will, shows us sound principles for effective prayer.

    HEZEKIAH’S PRAYER SECRETS (2 Kings 20:1-11) Bob Marcaurelle 2003 Lynn Ave Anderson, SC 29621 (Part of 852 Sermons on one full length CD (Data- M Word for $30.00) When life beats you to your knees, says Norman more

  • Calling God Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 7, 2008
    based on 39 ratings

    Uses a cell phone to illustrate the basics of effective prayer. Addresses the tendency of people to rely on repetition and ritual to get God’s attention.

    OPEN: (a deep voiced man was positioned in a side room with microphone and monitor. This opening illustration goes on for a couple of pages but worked well to set up the rest of the sermon) "Our Father who art in heaven..." "YES?" (look up and around suspiciously then bow and say) "Our more

  • Hindrances To Effectual Prayer

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Jul 19, 2003
    based on 105 ratings

    Prayer is such a vital part of the Christian life that we need to be mindful of some things that are hinderances in our prayer life.

    HINDRANCES TO EFFECTIVE PRAYER "For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and His ears are open to their prayers; but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil." I Peter 3:12 James 5:16 tells us that "the effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much." Let us more

  • Praying Expectantly

    Contributed by John Gerald on Sep 15, 2004
    based on 44 ratings

    How to pray, and expect an answer.

    PRAYING EXPECTANTLY Rev. John W. Gerald INTRODUCTION One of the greatest hindrances to answered prayer is lack of faith, and since faith is difficult to fully understand, and its laws so complex, few people really know how to pray in faith. Ones own ethnic background may produce more

  • Prayer Keys - Be Specific Series

    Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Oct 13, 2011
    based on 11 ratings

    BE SPECIFIC when praying. Specific prayers emphasize our need and God’s power. Specific prayers may even clarify our calling.

    Prayer Keys - Be Specific “What do you want me to do for you?” “Lord, I want to see,” he replied. Lk 18:41 Praying specifically is a key to effective prayer. The blind man’s first request is for Jesus to have mercy on him. Jesus asks him specifically, “What more

  • The Need For Faithfulness In Prayer Series

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Mar 14, 2002
    based on 214 ratings

    God wants His people to be faithful in their prayer life.

    COL.1:7; 4:12 "THE NEED FOR FAITHFULNESS IN PRAYER" * Some of God’s choicest servants are unknown to us. * There are many unsung heroes of the faith. * Tonight I want us to look at the example of such a man. * His name? Epaphras * As we think about the need for faithfulness, I hope that more