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  • Focusing In Prayer

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 8, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,866 views

    Practical Tips on Prayer

    Keeping Focused in Prayer Luke 18:1 “ . . . Men ought always to pray and not to faint.” I Thessalonians 5:17 “Pray without ceasing.” I. Distractions from Concentration in Prayer. A. The Days Activities B. Work or Domestic Problems C. Things that need to be done D. Wrong ...read more

  • Living On A Prayer Series

    Contributed by Marty Baker on Mar 23, 2003
    based on 77 ratings
     | 6,354 views

    This message is based on the parable of the persistent widow. It’s a call to prayer. It was written as the Iraqi crisis completed the first week. It concludes with directives on how to pray for our troops and our nation.

    Living on a Prayer Dr. Marty Baker / Luke 18:1-8 / March 23, 2003 Sometimes I struggle with prayer. I wonder if God can really hear me? Am I getting through? In my mind I know that prayer is the a direct line to God and that with God all things are possible, but does God have time to take me ...read more

  • The Widow's Might

    Contributed by Maurice Lamb on Aug 21, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,906 views

    To encourage believers and to challenge unbelievers

    We are familiar with the Widow’s Mite in Luke 21 and Mark 14; This is a parable in which Jesus illustrates a widow’s might; who, against all odds, won her lawsuit against a dishonest, well-connected adversary, and through a heartless, unscrupulous judge! THE PURPOSE THAT it is Important, Necessary, ...read more

  • Pray Until Something Happens

    Contributed by Alan Smith on Aug 8, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 26,499 views

    We need to be persistent in our prayers.

    There’s a magazine cartoon that shows a little fellow kneeling beside his bed for his bedtime prayer. He says with some measure of disgust, "Dear God, Uncle Jim still doesn’t have a job; Sis still doesn’t have a date for the social; Grandma is still feeling sick - and I’m tired of praying for ...read more

  • And Then Some!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jul 1, 2002
    based on 194 ratings
     | 18,739 views

    James Byrnes, Sec’y of State under FDR, said that the difference between successful people & average people can be summed up in 3 words, "and then some." He said, "Average people do what is expected. Successful people do what is expected, & then some."

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH BROWNSVILLE, TX A. When we read the Bible, one of the things that has to impress us is that God is often calling upon His people to do things they normally couldn’t do by themselves, but that they can do with His help. God is always saying, ...read more

  • In For The Long Haul

    Contributed by John Barr on Sep 10, 2002
    based on 120 ratings
     | 8,574 views

    We are encouraged to be persistent in living for God, this offers helps to not give up.

    In For the Long Haul Luke 18:1 “In June l955, Winston Churchill, who was then near the end of his life, was asked to give a commencement address at a British University. At this time he was physically infirm; he had to be helped to the podium. Then he held on to the podium for what seemed an ...read more

  • The Persistent Widow

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Aug 29, 2002
    based on 53 ratings
     | 16,973 views

    This sermon is about prayer, our frequency of prayer and how God answers prayer.

    THE PERSISTENT WIDOW Text: Luke 18:1-8 There is the story of a woman who prayed for one of her bride’s maids salvation for fifty-three years before her prayer was answered. (Kelly Douglas. If God already Knows Why Pray? Brentwood: Wolgemuth and Hyatt, Publishers, Inc., 1989, p. 159). ...read more

  • I Will Never Give Up

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Sep 17, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 16,358 views

    This sermon talks about the need for persistence within the christian attitude.

    The other day I got a chance to watch one of my favorite movies, and that is Rocky. It’s a real spiritual movie. As I watched it, I thought, why is it that people love Rocky so much. Was it for his accent? His intelligence? No, it was because of his heart. When Rocky would fight, it didn’t ...read more

  • "The Power Of People Who Pray"

    Contributed by Jim Parisi on Jun 22, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,365 views

    Prayer is unique

    "The Power of Prayer for the People Who Pray" Text: Luke 18:1-8 1 Then He spoke a parable to them, that men always ought to pray and not lose heart, 2 saying: "There was in a certain city a judge who did not fear God nor regard man. 3 Now there was a widow in that city; and she came to him, ...read more

  • "Wearing Out The Judge" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,394 views

    Variety in how we pray can help us to be consistent and persistent

    “Wearing Out The Judge” Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts When the subject of prayer comes up, it raises some questions. First of all, since God already knows our needs, why even pray? Obviously God doesn’t need a briefing—He doesn’t need to be informed ...read more

  • Praying For Your Child Series

    Contributed by Robert Barnett on Dec 16, 2001
    based on 76 ratings
     | 11,359 views

    This highlights the need for dependence on God in prayer and how to do it.

    ¡§PRAYING FOR YOUR CHILDREN¡¨ Luke 18:1 ¡§Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart¡K¡¨ What is your plan for succeeding as a parent?¡K as a family? First of all, I hope you have one¡K a plan that includes biblical goals for your ...read more

  • A Church In Exile, And Our Response

    Contributed by Matthew Oliver on Jan 6, 2002
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,569 views

    In many ways the Christian church is a church in exile as many of our traditional power bases have been lost. We are not to focus on things of man, but things of God, in prayer and faith. Perseverance in prayer is the key.

    A Church in Exile, and our Response. Sermon for Proper 29, Year C 21 October 2001 St John the Evangelist, Cold Lake Jeremiah 31:27-34 Psalm 119:94-104 2 Tim 3:14-4:5 Luke 18:1-8 One of the joys of being a Lay Reader is the privilege of preaching God’s word before His people. The other part ...read more

  • The Signifigance Of Prayer

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Nov 26, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 10,552 views

    The Neglection of prayer is a sin.

    THE SIGNIFIGANCE OF PRAYER LUKE 18:1 INTRODUCTION: OF ALL THE THINGS THAT ARE OF SIGNIFICATE VALUE IN OUR LIVES, PRAYER SHOULD BE CHERISHED THE MOST. HOWEVER, MY BROTHERS AND MY SISTERS, I HAVE DISCOVERED THAT FOR MANY OF US PRAYER IS OFTEN RELEGATED TO THE BOTTOM OF ...read more

  • Don't Give Up On God

    Contributed by Jason Patrick on Nov 30, 2001
    based on 27 ratings
     | 13,581 views

    God appears obscure and enigmatic to us all at times, but as we persevere in our relationship with God we realize that God perseveres toward us also.

    “Don’t Give Up on God” / Luke 18:1-8 Proper 24, Year C; Downsville Baptist Church; 21 October 2001 If Jesus is trying to teach us about the importance of persevering in our prayer lives, we wish he would have done it in a less confusing and puzzling manner. Perhaps his parable should have gone ...read more

  • God Answers Prayer

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Mar 26, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 8,531 views

    A deductive exposition of the text introduced by statistics and stories of answered prayer.

    Topic: Prayer Theme: Answered Prayer Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to pray with persistence and humility. Response: Individuals will ponder God’s grace in answering our prayers. Pattern: A deductive exposition of the text introduced by statistics ...read more