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  • When Nothing Seems Possible, Pray

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jun 16, 2003
    based on 55 ratings
     | 9,715 views

    When frustration abounds, in prayer we can discover deepened relationships, new possibilities, and ultimately grace.

    For you, my God, have revealed to your servant that you will build a house for him; therefore your servant has found it possible to pray before you. Isn’t that an intriguing phrase? “Your servant has found it possible to pray.” My theme for today is “when nothing seems possible, pray.” “When ...read more

  • Are You Devoted To Prayer? Series

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Feb 23, 2004
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,998 views

    People today are not committed and devoted to many thigns. As we read about the early church in the book of Acts we see that they were devoted to prayer, are we devoted to prayer.

    “Are You Devoted to Prayer?” Introduction: Sweet hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer That calls me from a world of care And bids me at my Father’s throne Make all my wants and wishes known In seasons of distress and grief My soul has often found relief And oft escaped the tempters ...read more

  • The Point Of Prayer

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,814 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

  • Touched By God

    Contributed by Ethan Sayler on Aug 5, 2002
    based on 101 ratings
     | 6,079 views

    This is a sermon on the importance of being persistent in prayer, and how God will change your life through prayer.

    It had been over twenty years since Jacob had last set foot in his father’s land; twenty years since his flight from his brother’s wrath, twenty years from that blessed encounter with the Lord at Bethel. Now, after two decades, Jacob was coming home. He had left his home alone, with nothing but ...read more

  • How To Persevere In Prayer

    Contributed by Leo Launio on Oct 20, 2003
    based on 186 ratings
     | 11,296 views

    Five points on how to persevere in prayer

    How to Persevere in Prayer October 19, 2003 Introduction: Survey on Prayer: On March 31, 1997, Newsweek magazine published the result of a survey on people’s prayer beliefs and habits. The title of the survey was “Is God Listening?” 87%--of the people believe that God answers prayers. ...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
     | 4,414 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

  • "Pray, Pray, Pray!"

    Contributed by Tony Searles on Nov 24, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,054 views

    This message emphasizes the need for prayer. However, it is not just about prayer itself, but about the need for us to continue in prayer. Being steadfast is a vital characteristic of our prayer lives.

    "pray, Pray, PRAY!" Luke 18:1-8 PRAYER… INTRODUCTION: ILLUSTRATION: There’s a magazine cartoon that shows a little fellow kneeling beside his bed for his bedtime prayer. He says with some measure of disgust, "Dear God, Uncle Jim still doesn’t have a job; Sis still doesn’t have a date for the ...read more

  • The Struggle Of Prayer

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Feb 16, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 14,480 views

    A sermon from the series "Lord Teach Us To Pray." This fifth message deals with the challenges and struggle to pray.

    The Struggle of Prayer Luke 11:1 KJV And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples. Mark 14:32-42 KJV And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and he ...read more

  • Taking Time To Pray

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Mar 13, 2007
    based on 55 ratings
     | 33,398 views

    Our lives are so busy that often times we neglect what is most important like our times of communication with God.

    A great help to gain more incite into this sermon would be Bill Hybels’ Too Busy Not to Pray Take The Time to Pray Introduction: Some years ago a young man looking for work approached the foreman of a logging crew and asked him for a job. “It depends,” replied the foreman. “Let’s see you take ...read more

  • Finding Power In Prayer

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Sep 21, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,216 views

    The early church understood the key to spiritual power flowed from an active prayer life. The church needs to get back to the practice of prayer.

    Finding Power in Prayer Selected Passages from Acts Introduction I need Thee Every Hour Sweet Hour of Prayer I Must Tell Jesus What a Friend We Have in Jesus The hymn book is filled with wonderful songs about the subject of prayer and each one of these were a vital part of the church ...read more

  • A Man Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Bob Marcaurelle on Oct 9, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 3,815 views

    Before we assume a task for God we need to take enough time to lay the foundation of prayer so God can supply our needs and give us the go ahead at the right time.

    Nehemiah Sermon 3-4 4. The Prayer Offered 1:4-11 A Man of Prayer “When I heard these things I sat down and wept. For days I mourned and prayed and fasted before the God of heaven. Then I ...read more

  • The Life-Changing Cry

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Jan 10, 2006
    based on 183 ratings
     | 32,065 views

    No Change is made without inconvenience.

    Isaiah 12:6 Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee. It is often said that the shouting side is the winning side. When there is a football match or any contests at all, one would recognize the side that has an upper hand ...read more

  • Prayer To Disgrace Evil Gates

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Mar 1, 2006
    based on 106 ratings
     | 81,687 views

    Your reading this message will spell a great disaster in the camp of your enemies

    Your reading this message will spell a great disaster in the camp of your enemies. It is going to be a chaotic time for the enemies and l want you to exhibit holy anger in your spirit as you read attentively. Genesis 22:17 That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will ...read more

  • Are Your Prayers On Vacation?

    Contributed by Greg Frazier on Jul 22, 2005
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,359 views

    In order to know God you have to spend time talking to Him. You cannot take a vacation from prayer.

    Are Your Prayers On Vacation? Talking to God Daniel 6:1-28 / Ephesians 6:18 During this month we are looking at the themes from this years VBS - Serengeti Trek. Serengeti Trek takes place during the last week of this month and by then we will have a good grasp of what the children will be ...read more

  • 328 – Seven Looks Series

    Contributed by Joel Vicente on May 31, 2005
    based on 67 ratings
     | 7,033 views

    ELIJAH kept praying even after 6 disappointments, and the answer came at the seventh look, from a "small" sign of hope.

    Sermon # 328 – SEVEN LOOKS Historical Background 1 Kings ~ 16:29-34 = Ahab (Jezebel’s, who killed God’s prophets, was his wife) becomes king of Israel (for 22yrs) – v.30 “did many things the Lord said were wrong.” Jericho walls were rebuilt. ~ 17:1-15 = Elijah declares a curse upon the land – ...read more