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  • When You Pray

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 19, 2005
    based on 134 ratings
     | 6,089 views

    Jesus tells us what to do when we pray.

    INTRODUCTION: ILL.- Two men met up on the street. One asked the other: "Hi, how are you?" The other one replied: "I’m fine, thanks." "And how’s your son? Is he still unemployed?" "Yes, he is. But he is meditating now." "Meditating? What’s that?" "I don’t know. But it’s better than ...read more

  • 2. The Manual: How To Pray More Effectively Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Oct 20, 2005
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,946 views

    A look at one of the major teachings on prayer that Jesus gave his disciples, so we can learn how to “use” prayer to communicate more effectively with God.

    BIG IDEA: All believers can pray effectively by following the instructions Jesus gave us in Matthew 6:5-13. 1. Pray secretly. (v. 5-6) 2. Pray concisely. (v. 7-8) 3. Give God honor. (v. 9) 4. Submit to God’s will. (v. 10) 5. Recognize your dependence upon God. (v. 11) 6. Ask for and extend ...read more

  • Praying Like Jesus Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Oct 8, 2005
    based on 43 ratings
     | 5,666 views

    Most of us are familiar with the Lord’s Prayer, and some of us have attended churches where it was recited every Sunday. I grew up saying this prayer so much that it just became rote for me...

    Most of us are familiar with the Lord’s Prayer, and some of us have attended churches where it was recited every Sunday. I grew up saying this prayer so much that it just became rote for me and like Jeff in the drama I never thought God would really answer it. I was even instructed to repeat this ...read more

  • Worry Free Wireless Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 3, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,889 views

    4th message in an 8 week series on the Lord’s Prayer. This one deals with the phrase: "Give us today our daily bread..."

    Can You Hear Me Now? Good! Week 4 “Worry-Free Wireless” MATTHEW 6:11, 25-34 INTRODUCTION: The story is told of 4 men who were flying in a small commuter plane when the pilot noticed engine trouble. It wasn’t but a few minutes later when all power died he knew they were going down. So, ...read more

  • Fasting For Spiritual Growth

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Jul 18, 2005
    based on 94 ratings
     | 15,328 views

    Message based on Jesus’ words in the Sermon on the Mount.

    Fasting for Spiritual Growth Matthew 6:16-18 June 5, 2005 Introduction About a year and a half ago, I began preaching through the gospel of Matthew. And except for some occasions when I felt God was leading me to preach about some other things as kind of a "pause" on our walk through ...read more

  • Thy Will Be Done Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Jul 10, 2005
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,631 views

    Do you live a God centered, or self centered life?

    I’ve heard lots of graduation speeches in my time. Some have been good. Most, I’m afraid, were a bit boring. I remember one, however, was disturbing. The speaker was the valedictorian. He stood up to the podium and he thanked his father. Which sounded good -- at first. “My father ...read more

  • Our Father

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Jun 29, 2005
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,479 views

    Starting the Lord’s prayer

    From Jack Peters Sermon web site Matthew 6:9 OUR FATHER Part #1 of 8 - The Lord’s Prayer This passage is called The Lord’s Prayer. It is called The Lord’s Prayer, because the Lord gave it. However it is not a prayer that Jesus had to pray, but a prayer that Jesus’ disciples should use as a ...read more

  • Thy Kingdom Come Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Jun 30, 2005
    based on 46 ratings
     | 4,279 views

    One of a series in the Lord’s Prayer, this sermon deals with the phrase, "Thy Kingdom Come."

    It is a common plot for television and movies for a man to take a woman to a restaurant on a date. It is a French restaurant, and the menu is printed in French. The woman, fluent in the French language, orders something that only she and the waiter understand. The man, not wanting to ...read more

  • Our Father In Heaven

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Jun 22, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,945 views

    A sermon which talks about our Father in heaven and how we belong to Him as children.

    Spiritual Gifts Series Father’s Day – Our Father in Heaven Who Loves Us Rev. Bruce A. Shields First Baptist Church of Tawas City Michigan www.TawasBaptist.org Our Father in Heaven Who Loves Us PRAYER Happy Father’s Day, dads! Did you all get pounced on in bed this morning? ...read more

  • Maintain Your Priorities Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on May 26, 2005
    based on 124 ratings
     | 24,828 views

    Our priorities are defined by where we focus our eyes and our hearts and by what he hold on to as most dear. Christ-followers should set their priorities on the eternal and not the temporary.

    (adapted from Southeast Christian Church’s series: “Living a Life of Integrity”) SERIES: “WORDS OF WISDOM FOR KINGDOM LIVING” TEXT: MATTHEW 6:19-24 TITLE: “MAINTAIN YOUR PRIORITIES” INTRODUCTION: A. A husband and wife were attending a county fair where, for twenty dollars a ...read more

  • Examine Your Motives Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Apr 27, 2005
    based on 52 ratings
     | 12,971 views

    The importance of authentic prayer and fasting in growing in relationship with God

    (adapted from Southeast Christian Church’s series: “Living a Life of Integrity”) SERIES: “WORDS OF WISDOM FOR KINGDOM LIVING” TEXT: MATTHEW 6:5-18 TITLE: “EXAMINE YOUR MOTIVES” INTRODUCTION: A. I recently ran across a letter written by a father who wanted to apologize to a certain ...read more

  • Why Can't You Forgive Series

    Contributed by Jeremy Houck on Apr 23, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,434 views

    The ability to forgive is the ability to recieve forgiveness.

    Last Tuesday, April 19th, this country observed a very difficult anniversary, and for most of us it passed by without a thought. It was April 19th 1995 that we suffered the atrocity of the Oklahoma City Bombing. As I was thinking about our sermon today I ran across a story from that event that I ...read more

  • Covet God's Approval Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Apr 17, 2005
    based on 121 ratings
     | 36,571 views

    As Christ-followers, we should only be concerned about pleasing an audience of One.

    (adapted from Southeast Christian Church’s series: “Living a Life of Integrity”) SERIES: “WORDS OF WISDOM FOR KINGDOM LIVING” TEXT: MATTHEW 6:1-4 TITLE: “COVET GOD’S APPROVAL” INTRODUCTION: A. I read about a person who went to a concert at a beautiful old art-deco theatre. At ...read more

  • "What Is Prayer?” Series

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Apr 3, 2005
    based on 76 ratings
     | 10,454 views

    Jesus actually had very much to say about prayer. After all, He spent a great deal of time in prayer. In fact, Jesus refers to prayer in His teachings 42 times, and the gospels record Him personally praying 28 times. So, what is prayer exactly?

    Jesus and Prayer – Part 1 “What Is Prayer?” Matthew 6:5-15 Jesus actually had very much to say about prayer. After all, He spent a great deal of time in prayer. In fact, Jesus refers to prayer in His teachings 42 times, and the gospels record Him personally praying 28 times. Several times, ...read more

  • How Not To Pray

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 27, 2005
    based on 94 ratings
     | 4,643 views

    Brief Message w/ good illustrations...In answering the disciples request "Teach Us To Pray", Jesus told them how NOT to pray: Don’t Pray HAZY, Don’t Pray CRAZY, and Don’t Pray LAZY. Powerpoint at website.

    How Not to Pray Mt. 6:5-13 Powerpoint for this and hundreds more free sermons at our website: http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons.html "The proper way for man to pray," said Deacon Lemuel Keyes; "The only proper attitude is down upon his knees." "Nay, I should say the way to pray," said ...read more