This is the first of a three part series on the Prayer of Jabez as an example for praying for God to bless the local Church in effective outreach for His Kingdom.
Jabez, a Role Model for Prayer, Part II
I Chronicles 4:9-10, OT, pg 363: “Jabez was more honourable than his brothers. His mother had named him Jabez, saying, I gave birth to him in pain. Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be