Sermons
Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on motive for praying: showing 1-15 of 45

Scripture

Rating

Date

Denominations

  • Show more

Language

Sermon Type

Audience

Try PRO
Get Full Access — Free for 14 Days
Unlock premium sermon illustrations, preaching campaigns, and church media ... only with PRO
Get Started
  • Motivation To Pray

    Contributed by Brad Rigney on Nov 28, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,530 views

    Prayer is often hard to follow through. We want to pray - we know the importance of prayer. But have you ever considered what it is needed to motivate you to pray?

    Our Need for Prayer Matthew 5:1-12 Intro.: A. This passage is a classic teaching about “What it means to be a Disciple – a Follower of Jesus.” Matt. 5-7 Jesus sits down with the crowd following Him and began to Teach them. - vs. 1-12 – the Beatitudes; Jesus teaches them and us how we ...read more

  • Roaming Around Rome With The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 18, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,309 views

    Since the church is about God’s people, God’s people need to focus on God’s truth. Sharing the Gospel produces the church, and the church shares the Gospel reproducing the church. Paul shares two key truths we all need to embrace with enthusiasm.

    Roaming Around Rome with The Gospel (Romans 1:8-17) 1. This week, the movie, “The Passion of the Christ” will open in Kokomo. 2. Christians all over the country are excited that so many people want to see this graphic depiction of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. 3. I would like to share ...read more

  • Shutting Our Doors To Pray

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Apr 25, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,536 views

    No matter how often we pray each day, we still need to have that time of solitary intimacy with our Heavenly Father.

    PRAYER! THE MOST UNIVERSALLY PRACTICED YET LEAST UNDERSTOOD OF HUMAN EXPERIENCES, PRAYER IS ONE OF THE GREAT MYSTERIES OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH. THE SIMPLEST DEFINITION OF PRAYER IS COMMUNICATION WITH GOD. THE EMPHASIS IS ON THE WORD “WITH” BECAUSE PRAYER IS NOT ONLY COMMUNICATION WITH GOD, BUT ...read more

  • Prayer: Caring For Others Series

    Contributed by Dana Chau on May 25, 2004
    based on 40 ratings
     | 8,485 views

    Learn why to pray for others, who to pray for when praying for others and what to pray for when praying for others.

    We return to our message series on prayer. We looked at prayer as communion with God and caring for self. We saw that prayer is not so much getting God to love us or getting God to do what we want, but prayer is getting to know the God who already loves us and who wants to show us His love if we ...read more

  • Prayer Guide For Pastors, Teachers, & Missionaries

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 16, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,884 views

    The following is a alphabetic list of key points to help you learn how to pray for fellow believers. Prayer Example: If you abide in me and my word abides in you ask whatever you wish and it will be done for you. (John 15:7)Quote: To pray in the Spi

    Prayer Guide For Pastors, Teachers, & Missionaries by Paul Fritz Ephesians 6:18-6:18 Praying at all times in the Spirit and with all manner of prayer and entreaty. To that end keep alert and watch with strong purpose and perseverance, interceding on behalf of all the saints. (Eph. ...read more

  • Prayer: Communion With God Series

    Contributed by Dana Chau on May 25, 2004
    based on 42 ratings
     | 7,228 views

    Discover where prayer begins and how that can make a difference in where prayer can take you.

    This morning, we begin a new series on the topic of prayer. Most people are fascinated with the topic of prayer. Religious people see prayer as a duty to their god or a privilege of their faith. Non-religious people may see prayer as helpful self-talk or a comforting mental exercise. Even the ...read more

  • 7 Laws Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Mar 31, 2002
    based on 168 ratings
     | 12,387 views

    The are some spiritual laws regarding prayer.

    I again Ponder. Today I ponder prayer. I love to pray. Prayer is my way of releasing faith and submitting my heart to the Divine plan for me. I think good prayer is talking, and praying in the Spirit, and praising. But I have learned good prayer takes time to be still and allow time to listen. ...read more

  • Perception Is Reality Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Oct 11, 2001
    based on 176 ratings
     | 6,789 views

    This is the 5th sermon in the "Discipleship" series. This sermon ask the question, "What kind of influence are we for Christ?"

    Sunday Evening October 14, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church (Preached at Pleasant Green Baptist Church) Series: Discipleship #5 PERCEPTION IS REALITY Matthew 5:13-16; 6:1-18 Introduction: 1. I have heard many times that, “Perception is reality.” I have always wondered if that is accurate, but ...read more

  • Dare To Be Different Series

    Contributed by W F on Aug 21, 2005
    based on 199 ratings
     | 47,262 views

    If we want to dare to be different then we need to be sure of who we are, why we’re here and where our strength comes from.

    Part 1 Sacred Living in a Secular Society “Dare to be Different” - An Overview of Daniel We live in a society that wants us to conform, but we are called by Christ to be different. And even if you’re not yet a Christian, there’s a sense in which life is a struggle to conform. That’s ...read more

  • Where Do The Wars Come From? Series

    Contributed by Daniel Colvin on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,171 views

    Who or what is your battle and look closely inside yourself do the wars and little battles start with you? And can the battle end with you?

    Where do the wars come from? James 4:1-5 Introduction In an old monastery near Bebenhausen, Germany, you may see two pairs of deer horns interlocked. They were found in that position many years ago. The deer had been fighting; their horns got jammed together and could not be separated. (James ...read more

  • Paul: Man Of Prayer?

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 13, 2013
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,575 views

    Can such a great Christian exist without prayer? Today we enter his prayer closet.

    Paul: Man of Prayer? Ephesians 1:15-23 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/130213.mp3 When we think of prayer warriors we think of Moses praying for his people, David confessing his sins and seeking help, Elijah on Mt. Carmel calling down fire from heaven, or Daniel praying when it was against ...read more

  • Always Answered Prayers Series

    Contributed by Tim Hbc on Aug 19, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,227 views

    If I pray hard enough, can I get whatever I want? Principles of always answered prayers...

    Introduction Are there 3 types of people here this morning? The first type... “The spiritual optimist”. When he looks at verses 7 &8 he says, "Yeah! Ask and you WILL receive – God will give me whatever I want if I have enough faith!!! If I pray hard enough! That job, that spouse, that health, ...read more

  • Two Men, Two Prayers: Ingredients Of Effective Prayer. Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 15, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,081 views

    Prayer is a basic tool of being a Christian. The style and method of prayer may vary from one individual to another. Prayer must be more than saying words, prayer is effected by attitude and life experiences.

    TWO MEN, TWO PRAYERS: INGREDIENTS IN SUCCESSFUL PRAYER By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr Kyfingers@aol.com I do this in a three part series. Prayer is a basic tool of being a Christian. The style and method of prayer may vary from one individual to another. Prayer must be more than saying words, ...read more

  • "God's Paternity, Our Unity" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 6, 2002
    based on 50 ratings
     | 10,181 views

    When we pray the Lord’s Prayer, we show solidarity with our fellow Christians. The Lord’s Prayer breaks down all social, ethnic, economic and denominational distinctions.

    "God’s Paternity, Our Unity" Scripture: Romans 8:14-17 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Two guys were talking and one of them made a comment about prayer. The other scoffed: "If you’re so religious, let’s hear you quote the Lord’s Prayer. I bet you ten ...read more

  • There's A "Why” In The Road

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Jan 12, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,556 views

    True worship is all about God, not about us. An examination of proper motives for giving and praying.

    There’s a “Why” in the Road Matthew 6:1-6 "Be careful not to do your ’acts of righteousness’ before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. 2 "So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues ...read more