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  • Empty Jars

    Contributed by Yew Song on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 75 ratings
     | 5,571 views

    Many stop receiving God’s blessings because we stop bringing empty jars, and allow Him to change our little into much. Keep asking, seeking & knocking.

    ‘Empty Jars’ Text: 2 Kings 4:1-7 The story – picture the story in your mind. The prophet is sick and had to borrow to pay bills. Then he died, leaving his family in debt, with only a little oil left. In comes the prophet Elisha and a miracle happens but: Question: Why did the oil ...read more

  • The Prayer That Works

    Contributed by João Cruz on Jan 28, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,756 views

    The Bible is the manual for the prayer that works. When we pray we talk to God, when we read, like now when we are learning, God teaches us how to pray.

    THE PRAYER THAT WORKS The Bible is the manual for the prayer that works. When we pray we talk to God, when we read, like now when we are learning, God teaches us how to pray. I. IF YOU HAVE A CLEAN CONSCIENCE, ASK FOR BLESSINGS. "Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence ...read more

  • Prayer 4- Problems, Peace And Prayer Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Feb 14, 2003
    based on 69 ratings
     | 2,367 views

    How to pray and find peace (in a world of worries, war, politicians and propaganda)

    Problems, peace and prayer WBC Sun 16 Feb 2003 am Phil 4:2-9 Problems A world with superpowers and states causing wars A hostile world, with crooked people after their own gain, not considering the needs of others… the rights of the human being Christians in doubt and fear- and danger of ...read more

  • The Spiritual Disciplines Of Fasting And Prayer

    Contributed by Mike Flack on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 53 ratings
     | 5,988 views

    Looking at the Spiritual Disciplines of Fasting And Prayer for today’s believer

    THE SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES OF FASTING AND PRAYER Matt. 6: 5-8. 16-18 I want to share with you this morning on the SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES OF FASTING AND PRAYER. The problem with that title is the difficult word, DISCIPLINE! Yes, fasting and prayer are what we call spiritual disciplines that ...read more

  • Recognizing Myths About The Prayer --The Pitfalls Of The Jabez Territory Series

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Feb 28, 2002
    based on 87 ratings
     | 5,583 views

    Part 2 of the challenges of the prayer of Jabez—the pitfalls of the Jabez territory and recognizing some of the limitations of this prayer

    (Power Point slides and audience outline available for $10 donation to my church’s worship fund--email me or visit church’s website) Today I continue with part 2 of the challenges of the prayer of Jabez—the pitfalls of the Jabez territory and recognizing some of the myths about this prayer. But ...read more

  • The Power Of Prayer

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 4,530 views

    Do you ever feel like you are constantly defeated in your spiritual life? Have you tried everything but found no success? Try Prayer!

    Text: Mark 9:14-29 Title: The power of prayer. “ He replied,” This kind can come out only by prayer.” (Mark 9:29) Introduction Do you ever, like me, often feel defeated in your walk with God? Can you identify with the father in our scripture passage who over the years saw things go from ...read more

  • Praise Only

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 25, 2002
    based on 186 ratings
     | 7,312 views

    There are times when we should "praise only" in our prayers.

    INTRO.- Listen to the prayers of some children. ILL.- Dear God: Please send a new baby for Mommy. The new baby you sent last week cries too much. Debbie, 7 - Dear God: This is my prayer. Could you please give my brother some brains? So far he doesn’t have any. Angela, 8 - Dear God: ...read more

  • Without Prayer!

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Mar 3, 2003
    based on 184 ratings
     | 10,057 views

    Without prayer we can not accomplish several important things.

    Text: Philippians 1: 18-26 Title: Without prayer! Introduction. There are certain things in life I can’t do if something important is missing. a.I cannot send a letter without postage. b.I cannot use an A.T.M. machine without a pin number. c.I cannot have a bath without water. ...read more

  • God Responds To Our Prayers In Four Ways

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 3, 2002
    based on 70 ratings
     | 5,281 views

    God Responds to Our Prayers in Four Ways

    GOD RESPONDS TO OUR PRAYERS IN ONE OF FOUR WAYS: (Rom 8:26,27) Illustration:At a meeting of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Bobby Richardson, former New York Yankee second baseman, offered a prayer that is a classic in brevity and poignancy: "Dear God, Your will, nothing more, nothing ...read more

  • Three Distinctions Of Jabez Series

    Contributed by Bob Aubuchon on Jan 19, 2001
    based on 475 ratings
     | 30,460 views

    The distinctions of Jabez cause him to stand above the rest.

    Three Distinctions of Jabez 1 Chronicles 4:9-10 Are you ready for an adventure … something new … a fresh start … that will get you off high center of status quo? Would you be willing to do one thing if it would . . . ·gain you a better life … ·get you more than you presently have … ...read more

  • Conditions To Answered Prayer

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Mar 5, 2001
    based on 201 ratings
     | 6,800 views

    God answers prayer when His conditions are met.

    A pastor had earned a vacation from his flock and he decided to make it a golfing holiday. He went to a golfing resort, and on his first day out on the course he learned that Arnold Palmer played the course frequently. The toughest hole was the 17th, and as the pastor approached the tee his ...read more

  • From The Depths--Prayer

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 147 ratings
     | 10,009 views

    A sermon for the 20th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 24 A sermon about Prayer

    20th Sunday after Pentecost Gen 32:22-31 Luke 18:1-8 "From the Depths--Prayer" When I was in college, my first two years I was a drama major. I really enjoyed the theater, and the different plays I got to act in, and the different plays I had to read or see. One of my favorite plays, and ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Prayers

    Contributed by Peter Thelander on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 164 ratings
     | 8,043 views

    A look at Jesus’ parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector.

    It was the best of prayers, it was the worst of prayers, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of grace, it was the epoch of law, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had ...read more

  • When You Pray

    Contributed by Benny Horn on Nov 3, 2001
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,975 views

    Jesus taught us how to pray by His perfect example, and yet He never interrupted His precious time with the Father, by stopping to speak to the devil.

    When You Pray November 14,1999 Sermon at A.B.C. Introduction: The Bible tells us to pray without ceasing. Do we do this? God wants us to fellowship with Him. He wants us to share everything in our lives with Him. He wants us to talk to Him just as we do to our wife, husband, brothers, ...read more

  • Prayer Of Jabez:ask For The Best

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Jul 24, 2001
    based on 88 ratings
     | 2,971 views

    This is second in a series drawing prayer and life lessons from the Prayer of Jabez.

    ASK FOR THE BEST I Chronicles 4:10 INTRODUCTION: During some of the darkest days of the American Revolution, after the Continental Army had experienced several defeats, a farmer who lived near General George Washington’s camp decided to pay the soldiers a visit. As he approached the tents his ...read more