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  • Pray Again

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 39 ratings

    Elijah discovers that sometimes it is easier to stop the rain than to open up the heavens. That is why we must Pray Again! ! !

    I Kings 18:41_46 -- “And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of rain.” “So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he cast himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees,” “And said to his more

  • How To Establish A Consistent Prayer Life Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Apr 9, 2006
    based on 57 ratings

    Before we will give ourselves to prayer we must conclude that it is genuinely worth the investment. We also generally do what we plan do do. Is prayer in your schedule?

    How to Establish a Consistent Prayer Life (Fifty Days of Consecration #3)[1] Luke 11:9-13[2] 4-03-05 Intro[3] I want to introduce the sermon this morning with a brief clip from the movie, The Passion. Jesus is in Gethsemane knowing that the hour of his suffering is rapidly approaching. more

  • The Point Of Prayer

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 31 ratings

    This is about prayer.

    Let me bring everyone up to speed on what is happening. King David wanders around on the roof of his palace and notices a beautiful woman. He has an affair with her. She gets pregnant. He tries to trick her husband into spending the night with her. When that doesn’t work, he sends her husband more

  • Lord I Will Not Cease Till You Bless Me.

    Contributed by Jim Parisi on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 12 ratings

    We are going to continually keep knocking at Gods heart till he answers our prayers and requests. We Will Not Cease Till He Blesses Us

    Lord I Will Not Cease Till You Bless Me. HHM Pastor Jim Parisi March 16, 2003 In the next few weeks we are going to make an greater effort to start to sow the seeds of revival into the rich soil of our hearts, and this community. We are going to start by praying for Gods Presence and more

  • Why We Pray Without Ceasing Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jun 9, 2004
    based on 18 ratings

    Daniel’s prayer life provides the example and the explanation of persistence in prayer.

    Why We Pray Without Ceasing The Daniel Story Introduction: For nearly a year we have been digging into the theme of prayer. We have examined some of the basic principles regarding the power of prayer. We took the Lord’s Prayer apart phrase by phrase. We looked deep into some of the places more

  • What The Church Needs Now, Part Ii Series

    Contributed by William Noel on Jul 31, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    In-depth look at the prayer life of the church

    “What The Church Needs Now” Luke 18:1-8 In Luke 18:1-8, we read “And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; Saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man: And there was a widow in that city; and she more

  • The Power Of Prayer

    Contributed by Wendell Blackburn on Jan 16, 2005
    based on 20 ratings

    Prayer Power

    THE POWER OF PRAYER John 15:7 In today’s powerful world that we live in, There’s so much power right at our fingertips. And most of us can’t even explain what happens when we flip on the light switch!! We see the natural power of Niagra falls, and We’ve heard about the great more

  • Open Heavens With Holy Disturbance

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Jan 24, 2005
    based on 135 ratings

    God knows the secret plan of the things He will do for the world, using your hands, therefore if God is your partner make your plans BIG.

    Isaiah 64:1 “Oh that thou wouldest rend the heavens, that thou wouldest come down, that the mountains might flow down at thy presence”. This is a great prayer point, asking God to tear open the heavens and come down with His presence and every mountain will have no option but to melt and more

  • What Do You Do When It's Your Turn To Pray

    Contributed by Ralph Coleman on Jul 8, 2004
    based on 8 ratings

    Prompts awareness about prayer

    WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN IT’S YOUR TURN TO PRAY Jeremiah 29:12 Prayer is Serious How is your relationship with God? How is your prayer life? There are some that think that all is in order, but by God’s standards there is much to be done. I stopped by to tell you this hour that if you don’t have more

  • Shaken, Not Stirred

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 23 ratings

    God stirs believers to serve after they have come boldly to Him in prayer.

    "Shaken, Not Stirred" Acts 4.31 NASB (1 of 1) November 14, 2004 Chester FBC, Chester, Illinois Mike Fogerson, Speaker A Video of Acts In a magazine some time ago there appeared an article about the installation of a new organ in a New York City church. It was a rare and costly more

  • Bending God's Ear

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Jun 8, 2003
    based on 24 ratings

    The Psalmist asked God to "bow down thine ear." Do you need to bend God’s ear today ?

    Psalms 86 1. Bow down thine ear, O Lord, hear me: for I am poor and needy. 2. Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee. 3. Be merciful unto me, O Lord: for I cry unto thee daily. 4. Rejoice the soul of thy servant: for unto thee, O Lord, more

  • Don't Give Up On God

    Contributed by Jason Patrick on Dec 1, 2001
    based on 27 ratings

    God appears obscure and enigmatic to us all at times, but as we persevere in our relationship with God we realize that God perseveres toward us also.

    “Don’t Give Up on God” / Luke 18:1-8 Proper 24, Year C; Downsville Baptist Church; 21 October 2001 If Jesus is trying to teach us about the importance of persevering in our prayer lives, we wish he would have done it in a less confusing and puzzling manner. Perhaps his parable should have more

  • God Satisfies Our Every Desire

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Aug 14, 2001
    based on 34 ratings

    We can be confident the Father handles all desires in Christ

    GOD SATISFIES OUR EVERY DESIRE Oscar Wilde, once wrote, “There are two tragedies in this life. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.” In a way, Mr. Wilde recognized one of the most challenging aspects of being human. We want so much. We measure our lives by how much we more

  • My Petition Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 47 ratings

    Hanna’s example of dedication to God demonstrated through prayer challenges us to pray about the things our heart desires.

    My Petition And she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed to the LORD, and wept sore. 1 Samuel 1:10 Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you… 1 Samuel 12:23 Introduction: Hannah was a discouraged woman. She’d been married more

  • Wake Up!

    Contributed by David Campbell on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 94 ratings

    Standing at the thresh-hold of amazing changes, do we tend to fall asleep?

    "WAKE UP" Matthew 26: 36-46 Pastor Dave Campbell Take a walk with me to the edge of the Garden of Gesthemane, but you will need to remove your shoes because we are treading on holy ground. Jesus is in travail of soul as He communes with His Father as a Roman cross awaits Him the next more