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  • Prayer Series

    Contributed by Doug Gregory on May 5, 2008

    Prayer as outlined by Christ is a Christian Discipline...

  • 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

  • Two Ears And One Mouth

    Contributed by Andy Beech on Mar 29, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    The sermon looks at how to pray, when to pray and what to pray.

  • A Room With A View: Perspectives On Prayer -- How To Pray!

    Contributed by Jonathan Falwell on Mar 10, 2008
    based on 10 ratings

    Today we will examine the basics of how to pray.

    Room With A View: How To Pray! Two weeks ago, we began a series “A Room with a View: Perspectives on Prayer.” This room has served to assist us in illustrating the various topics during this series – Our need to pray to God, various challenges and distractions that we often face when we pray, more

  • The Way To Pray

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Feb 25, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Jesus sets the example for prayer.

    Matthew 6__5-18 THE WAY TO PRAY In my youth, I was very active in a Church that practiced only extempore prayer. On rare occasion someone might bring a written prayer to a Bible study, but other than the Lord’s Prayer, there was no prayer routinely used in worship, and no one who was a prayer more

  • Teach Us To Pray Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Feb 19, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    This prayer is often wrongly used, however. We are not to just mindlessly repeat it from rote memory, but we are to use it as a framework upon which we can build a prayer life that is offered to God, heard and answered by Him, and one that glorifies His

    Illustration: A little boy was saying his bedtime prayers with his mother: "Lord, bless Mommy and Daddy, and God, GIVE ME A NEW BICYCLE!!!" Mom: "God’s not deaf, son. Boy: "I know, Mom, but Grandma’s in the next room, and she’s hard of hearing! Read: Matthew 6: 5 -15 Introduction: This more

  • Corporate Versus Private Worship

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Feb 5, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    A Sermon for Ash Wednesday, with outreach to two congregations without pastors.

    Ash Wednesday, February 6, 2008 Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, this evening we begin another season of Lent, another journey in faith as we attempt to follow our Lord on the road to Jerusalem and the more

  • Pray This Way

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Feb 2, 2008

    Jesus taught us not only the words to say in prayer, but the manner in which to approach God so that prayer becomes effectual in changing not only our lives but enables Christ through the church to change the world around us.

    Matthew 6__5-18 THE WAY TO PRAY In my youth, I was very active in a Church that practiced only extempore prayer. On rare occasion someone might bring a written prayer to a Bible study, but other than the Lord’s Prayer, there was no prayer routinely used in worship, and no one who was a prayer more

  • Knowing The Will Of God #3 - Through Prayer And Fasting Series

    Contributed by Darren Rogers on Jan 29, 2008
    based on 18 ratings

    How serious are we about finding God’s will for our lives? How serious are we about praying in order to find God’s will?

    Knowing God’s Will Through Prayer and Fasting 27th January 2008 am Soon after Israel had invaded Palestine in the days of Joshua, they were fooled into signing an unscriptural peace treaty with a group of deceitful pagans. The cause for this tragic error is clearly stated in God’s Word – Joshua more

  • Obsticles To Kingdom Life- The Respectability Trap Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 5, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    This is sermon #5 of the Sermon on the Mount series (#4 was preached by Jesus Castillo), Using the text from Matt.6:1-18 Jesus speaks of doing our good deeds in secret to please only God.

    The Sermon on the Mount #5 Obstacles to Kingdom Life ¡V The Respectability Trap Matthew 6:1-18 CHCC: October 7, 2007 Skit: IN SECRET: Janet Arnold, Summie Roach INTRODUCTION: (Comment about skit) Most people like attention when they do good deeds, but the most amazing example of more

  • When You Talk To Your Father Series

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Nov 29, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    We spend so much time on how to pray that we skip over the most important aspect of prayer, Why? What motivates us to pray? Is it to be seen by others and praised for our holy output? Or is it the resolute determination to just talk with our Father wit

  • The Right Kind Of Righteousness

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Nov 20, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Why do we do what we do when it comes to practicing our righteousness? Is is for self-glorification or is it honest and sincere giving to God and others? Christ teaches a hard lesson that we all need to pay attention to. This is a wake-up call to self-

    The Right Kind of Righteousness Griffith Baptist Church – 11/25/07 A.M. Service Text: Matthew 6:1-4 The Introduction The story is told of an eastern ascetic holy man who covered himself with ashes as a sign of humility and regularly sat on a prominent street corner of his city. When more

  • Playing For Whose Applause Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Nov 2, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Whose applause do you seek? Don’t tell me you don’t need any! You would only be kidding yourself.

    Playing for Whose Applause? Text- Matthew 6: 1-8, 16-18 Everybody loves applause! Recognition is a good thing. Last Sunday, you encouraged Pastor Steve and me tremendously by expressing your appreciation for our work in ministry. I guess I am hopelessly sentimental, but as I read your more

  • Powerful Prayers

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Oct 31, 2007
    based on 19 ratings

    A sermon that precedes bringing the church to a new level of focused prayer. Text, outline & audio will be placed at

    Have you ever seen somebody try to use a tool that they had not used before? They are clumsy and awkward at best, and they certainly do not get as good of results as someone who knows how to use that tool. Too many people go into prayer without giving any thought as to how they should pray. more

  • Sometimes I Don't Want To Pray Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Oct 30, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    3 of 5 messages. This message is on the Lord’s prayer and how we can learn to pray especially when we don’t feel like it.

    Sometimes I don’t feel like praying Prayer has always been a challenge in my life. I know that sounds wrong to many of you but this series is about confessions so I guess I’ve got to be honest. Prayer is something I’ve always struggled with. Maybe it’s my expectations – or maybe it’s what I more