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  • What Do We Do With Unanswered Prayer? Series

    Contributed by Doug Henry on Dec 31, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    A look at how to handle situations in which it seems like our prayers are not being answered.

    What Do We Do With Unanswered Prayer 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Now, it’s been a few years ago now, but I still think most of you may remember a song by Garth Brooks called unanswered prayers. In the story of the song, the main character runs into his old high school sweetheart at a high school more

  • Lord Teach Us To Pray - Part One

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Nov 13, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    David’s life is an example for all of us not just with his experiences in life, but (as well) his experiences in prayer. If there was anyone in the Bible who really understood the ups and downs of prayer it had to have been David.

    LORD, TEACH US TO PRAY Introduction: Last week we considered the differences between a little boy named David and a great king, named Saul. If you remember, King Saul had been told the Word of God by the prophet Samuel. But King Saul disobeyed Samuel and the Word of the Lord. The result was more

  • The Lions In Daniel's Den Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Oct 17, 2006
    based on 38 ratings

    Daniel gives us a great example of how we ought to live and behave. Just as he was a child of God living in a foreign, pagan culture, you and I are children of God living in a culture that is becoming less and less Christian with each passing day.

    INTRODUCTION The title of this series from Daniel is “Turning Chaos into Character.” In chapter one, Daniel refused to eat the king’s rich food. He went on what I call the “Daniel Diet.” In chapter two, the king saw a vision of a multi-metallic statue representing Gentile Kingdoms. Here in more

  • Praying Until God Blesses

    Contributed by Phillip Day on Aug 24, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    When faced with difficult situations, we need to keep on praying until God blesses.

    Outline: I. The Problem at Hand (Genesis 32:3-8) a. Problems get closer and larger (v. 6) b. Panic sets in (v. 7-8) II. The Prayer for Help (Genesis 32:9-12) a. Remember God’s direction (v. 9) b. Humility displayed (v. 10) c. Fear’s cries (v. 11) d. Promise claimed (v. 12) III. The more

  • Jehoshaphat (He Who Pleads)

    Contributed by Clint Shrum on Feb 7, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    How the prayer of Jehoshaphat and the unity of the people of Judah defeated the enemy and never lifted a hand.

    JEHOSHAPHAT (HE WHO PLEADS) II Chronicles 20:1-4 Intro: In the reading of the text you find that some of the people of Judah have come to Jehoshaphat and told him the Moabites and the Ammonites and others are planning to attack him. This scares Jehoshaphat. Remember at this time the kingdom more

  • In A Time Of Need?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jan 3, 2008
    based on 16 ratings

    We face times of trouble and needs. God has a plan. We must learn the beauty of faithfulness to prayer!

    WHAT SHALL WE DO IN A TIME OF NEED? COME BOLDLY TO THE THRONE. By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. 1 Cor. 14:8 For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle? Hebrews 4:16 Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may more

  • The God That Answers Prayers

    Contributed by David King on Apr 18, 2008
    based on 12 ratings

    Prayer is the life line of believers. It is a life-time engagement for all the wayfarers on the road of life. The journey is long and the road is windy but with every step is the comforting presence of the One who promised, "I will never leave or forsak

    THE GOD THAT ANSWERS PRAYERS Jer. 33: 1-3: “Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not. “ “When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue more

  • Lost Prayer Equals Lost Sheep

    Contributed by Michelle Holsinger on Mar 10, 2008
    based on 13 ratings

    How many hours would you be willing to pray if you knew it would save a soul?

    Lost Prayer Equals Lost Sheep Luke 15:4What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it? Luk 15:5 And when he hath found [it], he layeth [it] on his shoulders, rejoicing. more

  • Let God Read Your Mail

    Contributed by Mark Stevens on Jan 29, 2001
    based on 103 ratings

    Dealing With Adversity

    LET GOD READ YOUR MAIL II Kings 18:4-8 – King Hezekiah was a righteous man, but like all righteous men and women…they will suffer affliction. Point #1 – Hezekiah obey God’s initial command, he: 1. Tore down high places (some things MUST GO) 2. Cut down the groves and broke more

  • Bending God's Ear

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Jun 9, 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

  • Persistent Prayers Prosper

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Aug 27, 2003
    based on 14 ratings

    PENTECOST 10(C) - Believers learn that persistent prayers prosper as Abraham pleads and pleads and the Lord hears and listens.

    PERSISTENT PRAYER PROSPERS GENESIS 18:20—32 AUGUST 17, 2003 DEUTERONOMY 18:20-32 20Then the LORD said, "The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great and their sin so grievous 21that I will go down and see if what they have done is as bad as the outcry that has reached me. If more

  • The Cause Of Prayerlessness Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jul 25, 2003
    based on 31 ratings

    More of Andrew Murray’s work, describing why we don’t pray as we should. Fairly strong use of holiness doctrine.

    Prayer Meeting – July 23, 2003 The Cause of Prayerlessness – Prayerlessness #2 (Taken from Andrew Murray’s The Prayer Life) Galatians 5:16-18 What is the cause of prayerlessness? How about unbelief? Like the disciples who could not cast out the demons (Matt.17)? Jesus said it was that, and more

  • The Crux Of Prayerlessness Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Aug 6, 2003
    based on 17 ratings

    The reason Satan attacks us in prayer is that if he can trip us up on that, then he doesn’t fear anything else we do.

    Prayer Meeting – July 30, 2003 The Crux of Prayerlessness – Prayerlessness #3 (Taken from Andrew Murray’s The Prayer Life) 2 Corinthians 10:4-5; Ephesians 6:18 Prayer is spoken of as a weapon. Obviously we are in a battle that we often give little time to consider. A battle led by good more

  • By Products Of Prayer

    Contributed by Ivan Casteel on Feb 29, 2004
    based on 10 ratings

    To help see what prayer does for the believer.

    DATE THE BY-PRODUCTS OF PRAYER James 4:2-3. Jas 4:2 Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. 3 Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts. more

  • How To Keep The Fire Of Revival Burning? Revive In 2005 Pt 5 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 14, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Today we are seeking to learn how to keep the fire of revival burning in our hearts. In other words, how do I stay revived in 2005? We do it by prayer, persistence in the faith and staying in His Word.

    How to keep the fire of revival in our hearts burning for the Lord? Revive in 2005 part 5 Thesis: Today we are seeking to learn how to keep the fire of revival burning in our hearts. In other words, how do I stay revived in 2005? We do it by prayer, persistence in the faith and staying in His more