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  • Praying With Power

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jul 21, 2004
    based on 32 ratings

    4 keys to powerful prayer drawn from the Lord’s Prayer.

    PRAYING WITH POWER In our services, we often begin with prayer. I typically pray before I preach. We generally pray several times during a service. On Wednesday nights, we pray even more and in many of our discipleship classes we teach on praying. This afternoon in the discovering membership more

  • The Purpose Of Prayer

    Contributed by Gene Haraldsen on Jul 26, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    When we don’t understand the purpose of prayer we will be disappointed with and discouraged by the experience of prayer.

    The Purpose of Prayer Examining the Motives behind our Prayers Turn to Romans 8 There are many different types of prayer: public, private, group, family, church, national, confession, petition, intercession, fasting, short, long… Three-year-old Donna, who loved to pray before more

  • Pray Expectantly Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jul 27, 2004
    based on 48 ratings

    If we are going to pray expectantly, we must: 1. Pray passionate prayers. 2. Pray persistent prayers. 3. Pray believing prayers.

    It was around 1870 when New York City had one of the most hotly contested mayor’s races in its history. The incumbent was Mayor John Tweed. Everybody called him “Boss Tweed,” and it was a name that suited him well. The time came when he ran for reelection, and Boss Tweed’s political machine more

  • How To Be A Prayer Warrior

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jul 27, 2004
    based on 20 ratings

    to teach the people the importance of being a intercessor

    How To Be A Prayer Warrior Ephesians 3:16-19 Primary Purpose: To teach the people the importance of being a intercessor Back in 1993, I got sick with pneumonia. I was so wore out I would get short of breath talking on the phone. I remember a lady named Ruth who called me. She asked me more

  • The Prayer Of Jabez

    Contributed by David Seeley on Aug 6, 2004
    based on 42 ratings

    What did Jabez expect from God when he prayed? What did he receive from God? Examine with me the prayer of Jabez and how his example of faith can help increase our faith.

    The Prayer of Jabez Text: I Chronicles 4:9-10 And Jabez was more honorable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow. And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine more

  • Prayer In The Context Of Grace -1 Series

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 16 ratings

    God wants us to approach Him in prayer from the perspective of His being our Father, Savior and Friend

    Prayer in the Context of Grace Luke 11:1 (NKJV) Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray” • We have set ourselves the goal of becoming more of a praying church this year so for the next month or so we more

  • Praying To Capture The Wealth Of The Wicked

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 210 ratings

    Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar so the secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.

    Prayer point My enemies shall regret my reading this message in the name of Jesus. Somewhere in 2000 A.D. some Satanists gathered for a meeting. They finished their meeting and went away but they forgot a document. A believer found that document. Let me read to you what is on that document; more

  • When You Simply Want To Quit

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Aug 11, 2004
    based on 59 ratings

    What do you do when it seems you can’t live up to God’s or anyone else’s expectations. What do you do when you want to quit. A message on prayer.

    WHEN YOU SIMPLY WANT TO QUIT Do you ever feel that no matter what you do, and no matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to get ahead, you can’t seem it get a break? Do you ever like things were pressing in on you from every side? Have you ever simply want to quit? Have you ever gotten more

  • The Surprise Of Answered Prayer Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Aug 11, 2004
    based on 73 ratings

    God answers prayers -- and that usually surprises us!

    A Sunday School teacher was struggling to open a combination lock on the supply cabinet. She had been told the combination, but couldn’t quite remember it. Exasperated, she went to the pastor’s study and asked for help. The pastor came into the room and began to turn the dial. After the first more

  • How To Unclog Your Prayer Pipes Series

    Contributed by E. Venn on Aug 16, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    Many have problems in their prayer life: • I don’t feel like praying. What’s wrong? • I feel like my prayers go down the drain. • I have no power in prayer. What’s clogging my prayer life? The Bible outlines three things that clog God’s flow of

    Introduction: Prayer is supposed to be conversation with God. Talking with a friend. So why is it so hard? Many experience a clog in their communication with Jesus Christ. “I feel like my prayers go down the drain. I have no prayer power. What’s clogging my prayer life?” Others may say, more

  • Meeting Specific Needs Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 16 ratings

    The bible teaches us that those who have the habit of prayer experience rich spiritual blessings in their hearts and lives. Scripture and Christian History both testify that the men who have served God in the most significant ways have been men with an e

    Reading James 5:13-18 Text: James 5:16b “The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much”. (NKJV) James 5:16b “The prayer of a righteous man has great power in its effects”. (RSV) Introduction The bible teaches us that those who have the habit of prayer experience rich more

  • Prayer & Witness Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 17 ratings

    Why should we pray? God knows how grateful we are! There is a big problem with this kind of attitude and then the issue becomes, Why pray at all? God knows all that we need! We may even quote our Lord when He said that God knows all that we need bef

    PRAYER Colossians 4:1-6 (NIV) Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should. Be wise in the way more

  • Prayer Guidelines For Interceding For People In Authority

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 29 ratings

    As we pray in the power of the Spirit for our authorities, we will experience numerous spin off benefits in the way the Lord blesses those who are over us.

    Prayer Guidelines for Interceding for People in Authority (1 Timothy 2:1-2:6) Illustration: I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, but especially for those who in authority. --1 Timothy 2:1 Over the centuries since Jesus more

  • Knowing God's Phone Number Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 26, 2004
    based on 106 ratings

    Why did God tell Jeremiah to "call upon" Him? And just how do I "call upon the name of the Lord?"

    OPEN: Last year, when Jim Carrey starred in his movie “Bruce Almighty” the writers of the script gave God a phone number that Carrey could dial to talk with the Almighty. But instead of using the 555 prefix that movie makers and TV shows generally give phone numbers – they gave God a 776 prefix. more

  • What Prayer Is Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Sep 1, 2004
    based on 22 ratings

    Prayer is about a relationship with God and Communication with God. it is always a response to God’s Word to us.

    WHAT PRAYER IS Show video clip from I do not know if you could identify with any of those people in that video clip. I am sure you could. Isn’t it amazing how many of them said they did not pray but also how many said they did pray. Yet let me ask you a question ‘What is more