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  • Hold, Please

    Contributed by Nathan Robertson, Jr. on Nov 9, 2000
    based on 205 ratings
     | 3,126 views

    Patience in Prayer

    Many of us have experienced the frustration we felt when we were placed on hold. You finally reach a real person, and before you can give your name or state your reason for calling you are quickly asked, "Hold, please!" In addition to that, many of these modern day time saving devices does not ...read more

  • The Urgency Of Prayer

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Nov 16, 2000
    based on 114 ratings
     | 6,822 views

    Prayer is the most powerful force in the Universe and yet the most overlooked.

    "The Urgency of Prayer" Isaiah 56:1-7 It is good to be back with you after spending a month away on a sabbatical. I have to tell you how appreciative I am for your graciousness in allowing me to withdraw from all of my normal responsibilities so that I could be still for a while to be renewed ...read more

  • When God Puts You On Hold

    Contributed by Chris Gowen on Feb 17, 2001
    based on 224 ratings
     | 64,252 views

    While we are waiting for answers from God, there are some valuable lessons for us to learn.

    Most of us have experienced the following: You want to get down the road, but the road is curvy, and you’re behind a slow driver. You have to slow down and wait. How about making an important phone call, and all you get is a machine. The machine says, “If you live within the U.S. press 1; If ...read more

  • Let God Read Your Mail

    Contributed by Mark Stevens on Jan 26, 2001
    based on 103 ratings
     | 2,138 views

    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 ...read more

  • Coming Out Of The Darkness

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Mar 25, 2001
    based on 87 ratings
     | 3,372 views

    If you have experienced depression and despair then you are not alone. Some of God’s greatest saints have felt the cold darkness surround them and yet they found His hand lead them out of the darkness and into His glorious light.

    Coming Out Of The Darkness Psalm 55:4-7 I felt it creeping in. I hadn’t eaten all day but I felt heavy. My heart hung low within me. I couldn’t muster the energy to lift the corners of my mouth to smile. The darkness was so heavy I couldn’t lift my arms to free myself. Friends tried to ...read more

  • Wake Up!

    Contributed by David Campbell on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 94 ratings
     | 2,903 views

    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 ...read more

  • My Petition Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,900 views

    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 ...read more

  • God Satisfies Our Every Desire

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Aug 14, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,665 views

    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 ...read more

  • Conversations With God

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Oct 19, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 862 views

    As Christians, we are to strive after a persistent, ceaseless prayer-life that is built on two-way conversation.

    IT HAS BEEN SAID THAT PRAYER DOES NOT NEED PROOF OUTSIDE ITSELF BECAUSE ITS PROOFS ARE WITHIN. IT IS IN THE NATURE AND FUNCTION OF MAN, LIKE BREATHING, EATING AND DRINKING, AND HE PRACTICES IT AS PART OF HIS VERY BEING. PRAYER IN THE LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN IS ESSENTIAL YET SO FEW MAKE IT SO. AS ...read more

  • Pray Continually

    Contributed by H. George on Oct 25, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,590 views

    A discourse upon I Thessalonians 5:17, which reads, "Pray continually."

    Pray continually. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Smith Wigglesworth once said, “I don’t want to build anything about myself, but it is truly true that if you found me outside of conversation with man, I am in conversation in God. When I first read that, I was struck by the simplicity of it, and the ...read more

  • "Pray For Me And I'll Pray For You…”

    Contributed by J. Douglas Duty Jr. on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,944 views

    #9 and final in series through James

    “Pray for me and I’ll pray for you…” James 5:13-18 Many years ago, back when black and white television was the cutting edge of technology, there was a particular show that every kid watched - Superman – Superman was a great show! It had action, drama, and the good verses the evil. Superman ...read more

  • Staying Faithful To The Lord

    Contributed by Dwayne Savaya on Nov 30, 2001
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,637 views

    Message On Staying Faithful To The Lord

    The Lord has spoken to my heart to write a message on faith and trusting the Lord no matter what our circumstances look like. I have been meditating on God’s word lately and for some reason I have been thinking about the faithfulness of God’s servants. I began to think about the disciples ...read more

  • Don't Give Up On God

    Contributed by Jason Patrick on Dec 1, 2001
    based on 27 ratings
     | 6,350 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Secret Of Jesus' Power

    Contributed by Ray Navarro on Dec 12, 2001
    based on 135 ratings
     | 23,699 views

    How Jesus, as a man, found strength, guidance and grace as a direct result of His constant prayer life.

    INTRODUCTION 1940’s - The Manhattan Project § SECRET project; precious few who knew about it § To personnel at the assembly plant of the secret project in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, it was known as Project "S-Y." § To the Joint Chiefs, it was known as "S-1" § To the head of the Department of War, ...read more

  • 8 Razones Porque Orar Series

    Contributed by Ralph Mendez on Mar 16, 2002
    based on 346 ratings
     | 299,091 views

    El Segundo sermon de la serie "TODO SOBRE LA ORACION"

    8 RAZONES POR LAS QUE DEBEMOS ORAR 1. Porque Cristo lo ordenó (Velad y orad... Mat 26: 41ª) La oración es un privilegio muy grande y sagrado, además de un deber y una obligación imperativa, muy imperativa, por lo cual debemos cumplirla. Pero la oración es mas que un privilegio, mas que un ...read more