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  • The Lords Prayer

    Contributed by Ron Macarthur on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 28 ratings

    The directions given by the Lord Jesus about how we are to pray. Looking at the format of Jesus prayer and seeing how we can use it to more effectively pray to the Father.

  • Cultivate A Heart To Hear God Series

    Contributed by Ron Murphy on Jul 14, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    (Parts of this message were condensed from a sermon by Rick Warren) How do we hear the voice of God, above the din of a noisy world?

  • The Master Key Of Effective Prayer

    Contributed by Phil Morgan on Apr 7, 2002
    based on 41 ratings

    What makes for an effective prayer life?

  • The Priority Of A Quiet Time Series

    Contributed by Greg Addison on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 14 ratings

    In order the be strong in the Lord, you must spend time alone with God. See the impact of a quiet time and some tips on developing a quality quiet time.

  • Why Is God Not Answering My Prayers?, Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 18, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Broken fellowship with God will hinder our prayers. #4 in a 4 part series.

    Title: Why Is God Not Answering My Prayers?, Part 2 Series: Prayer Changes Things Text: 1 John 3:21-22 Introduction Relationships are very important in the Christian life. In order for our prayer life to be effective, we must maintain those relationships in good standing to the very best of more

  • Agreeing With God

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Jan 7, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    The fourth in a series of four sermons entitled, ‘Prayer as a Second Language’

    Slide 1 We are concluding the fourth and final sermon in this series, ‘Prayer as a Second Language’ with a look at the vital prayer of supplication. Now, I ask you what does the word, ‘supplication’ mean? It means to request or plea for something and sometimes that is done on behalf of another more

  • Prayer A Why When How Introduction

    Contributed by Joseph Neil Adams on Jan 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    A simple introduction to prayer for a Church that didn’t pray together

    Genesis 18:23-33 Luke 11:1-13 You know I hear more comments about how difficult it is to pray or how confusing it is that God sometimes seems to answer and other times doesn’t or how God doesn’t really hear us or how nothing really changes because of our prayers. So I figure we need some more

  • Nehemiah: The Process Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Fred Markes on Jan 22, 2008

    Series on men and women’s prayers in the Bible that made a difference and how prayer truly is the difference maker in our lives. I borrowed the outlines from SermonCentral Pro Contributor Tim Byrd.

    The Process of Prayer. Nehemiah 1:1-1:11 I checked my notes and realized that it’s been a long time since I gave you a Bible quiz. Here’s a new test for you. I’ll give you a hint ¬all the questions have to do with the Old Testament. Who was the greatest comedian in the Bible? Samson. He more

  • The Gift Of Righteousness

    Contributed by William Nieporte on Nov 17, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Righteousness is God’s gift to us, not our gift to God.

    Two men go to church to pray First – one of the few, the proud, the chosen – one of the Pharisees Rules—obeyed; Rituals—observed; Regulations—followed. Religion = Performance He performed well. He was self-centered, self-serving, and self-righteous. Sabbath – prayer time. Song of more

  • Developing An Effective Prayer Life Series

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Developing an effective prayer life takes daily commitment. #2 in a 4 part series.

    Title: Developing An Effective Prayer Life Series: Prayer Changes Things Text: Daniel 6:1-23 Introduction: The Graduates vs. the ACLU This story took place in Calvert County, Maryland, where a senior named Julie Schenk was asked to lead a prayer at her high-school graduation. Of course, it’s more

  • How Do I Pray?

    Contributed by Greg Hanson on Apr 14, 2007

    Basics about what prayer is, why it’s important, and how to do it.

    This is our fifth and final week in our You Asked For It series of messages. And I think it’s been good. You’ve asked some important questions and I’m glad we’ve had the opportunity to address them. In fact, I plan to make this an annual series… every August. So you can start thinking now about more

  • God, Help! A-Men

    Contributed by John Browning on Aug 6, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Prayer is the center of our Christian walk. We all have times of need and our prayer life will keep us going. Even Christ had times of need.

    Lord, Help! A-men By Pastor JC Browning August 5, 2007 Luke 11: 1 – 13 Matthew 6 : 5 – 13 Prayer is a central part of any Christian’s life, both Up’s and Down’s. Illustration: A story is told of a small group study that was done each week a church. Each week it would be held in a more

  • The "Be"-Attitudes Of Prayer

    Contributed by David Brockhouse on Aug 5, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    In today’s fast pace, highly technological world, communications come at dizzying speeds and in the most impersonal of ways. In Busines a simple phrase is used to warn folks about over-communication: Be Brief. Be Bright. Be Gone. Thankfully, for the Chris

    From our earliest memories of kneeling by the bed and saying, “Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take. If I should live another day, I pray the Lord will guide my way,” followed by the customary “God bless” list: 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

    When You Talk To Your Father Griffith Baptist Church – 12/2/07 A.M. Service Text: Matthew 6:5-8 The Introduction Jim Elliot, a missionary slain by the Auca Indians in the 1950’s, once said: God is still on His throne and man is still on his footstool. There’s only a knee’s distance in 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