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  • Hold, Please

    Contributed by Nathan Robertson, Jr. on Nov 9, 2000
    based on 205 ratings
     | 3,141 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
     | 6,839 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

  • Wake Up!

    Contributed by David Campbell on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 94 ratings
     | 2,906 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

  • God Satisfies Our Every Desire

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Aug 14, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,675 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

  • My Petition Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,902 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

  • Why Do You Keep Doing It? Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Aug 23, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,328 views

    When we begin to think God doesn’t listen to our prayers, we need to remember Hanna, a woman who was committed to prayer.

    Hanna: An Example of Commitment and Purity I Committed Heart Why do we have what we possess? Do we remember that God can still act for us? Romans 14: How does your heart see others? II Committed Actions Look up and remember Obey and keep commitments Hebrews 12: Are we willing ...read more

  • Waiting On God

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,532 views

    This is a sermon about waiting for God’s guidance and direction through prayer and not running ahead of Him.

    Waiting on the Lord --Psalm 27:14 --Psalm 37:7-9 --Isaiah 40:30-31 Usually I am a patient person. During Christmas Breaks from Asbury College in 1968 and 1969, it was my privilege to work with my friends ...read more

  • Pray Again

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 39 ratings
     | 7,945 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Power Of Prayer

    Contributed by Wendell Blackburn on Jan 16, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,035 views

    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 ...read more

  • Open Heavens With Holy Disturbance

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Jan 24, 2005
    based on 135 ratings
     | 33,254 views

    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 ...read more

  • Getting Your Prayers Answered

    Contributed by Fernando Cabrera on Oct 27, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,746 views

    The keys to getting your prayers answers.

    Lesson Topic: Getting Your Prayers Answered (Matthew 7:7-11) Many Christians struggle in the area of prayer. There are many reasons why people claim that they don’t make time to pray. But the main reason can be summarized this way: OUR COMFORT KEEPS US FROM PRAYER. Jesus did give us ...read more

  • Praying Scripture

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Aug 2, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,334 views

    To discuss how we can use the example of Paul and others in Scripture to pray through Scriptures for ourselves and others

    SBC Philippi am 8/1/04, Rev. Jeff Simms Praying the Scriptures Colossians 1:9-12 Primary Purpose: To examine how Paul prayed, so that we might pray according to God’s will for each other. There is a way of taking scripture and personalizing it in your prayers that I want to show you an ...read more

  • The Point Of Prayer

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,081 views

    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 ...read more

  • What Have We Missed?

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Nov 23, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,015 views

    There is constant scriptural evidence that says we can ask God and expect to receive. What stands in our way?

    November 23, 2003 Morning Worship Text: James 1:2-8 Subject: True Faith Title: What Have We Missed? A story is told about a mountain climber with great ambition who had a lofty goal of climbing a mountain near his home. He was desperate to complete his climb and after years of training and ...read more

  • Wrestling In Prayer Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Sep 13, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,228 views

    We all need to learn that satan wants to stop us praying (ephesians 6) and that we need to wrestle against that. added to this we need to be challenged to persevere in prayer - like the men and women of faith in scripture

    WRESTLING IN PRAYER Isn’t it amazing how quick the pace of life is? Are you not astounded that every 18 months or so the speed of a computer doubles? We all use to think the www was quick with a dial up connection but now we have broadband and isdn lines. We have instant everything. You can go ...read more