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  • Bending God's Ear Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Dec 24, 2007
    based on 23 ratings
     | 14,040 views

    God provides every encouragement for us to pray fervently.

    Scripture Introduction We have elevated (in the last centuries) the democratic ideal as the “desire of all nations.” Unfortunately, insisting on the equality of all people seems to denigrate thoughts of God. Rather than high and holy, he is now low and chummy. Instead of a “consuming fire,” he ...read more

  • My Sediments Exactly (Ps 51 Version)

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Jan 28, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,664 views

    We all know what regular maintenance in our Christian lives should look like. What makes it so hard?

    SERMON: MY SEDIMENTS EXACTLY 1. Case Study: What caused the Johnstown flood? 2. What makes maintenance hard? a. Purging involves loss (hyssop) b. Washing involves vulnerability c. Acknowledgement means losing control 3. How do we do it? a. The Word (Eph 5:26) b. Prayer (What is this ...read more

  • Power Of Persistent Prayer

    Contributed by Richard White on Feb 16, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,697 views

    We have not because we ask not. There is power in persistent prayer.

    The Power of Persistent Prayer James 5:13ff Luke 18:1-18 Recently there has been much information in the media about the Islamic faith. You might have learned more about the Muslims in the last year than you did all the rest of your life. I was interested to learn about one of their “Five ...read more

  • Finally—getting People To Do What You Want Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 2, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,072 views

    God uses our praying together to change the world.

    Scripture Introduction I often remind my family of a profound truth I have learned from living: you cannot make people do what you want. Even if it is in their best interest, even if they should do it, matters little. You cannot make people do what you want. You have tried. You have shown ...read more

  • Unity

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Apr 29, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 7,123 views

    A sermon for the 7th Sunday of Easter

    7th Sunday of Easter John 17:1-11 Unity 1* ¶ When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven and said, "Father, the hour has come; glorify thy Son that the Son may glorify thee, 2* since thou hast given him power over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom thou ...read more

  • Prayer Meeting Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Aug 23, 2007
    based on 50 ratings
     | 11,658 views

    Many think prayer is a waste of time, but without the ministry of prayer, our work is a waste of time.

    Prayer Meeting Acts 1: 14 Many think prayer is a waste of time, but without the ministry of prayer, our work is a waste of time. The thermometer of any church is its prayer meeting. You can do more than pray - but only after you have prayed. You can do more than pray after you have ...read more

  • The Call To Intimacy

    Contributed by Donna Kazenske on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 93 ratings
     | 4,705 views

    It seems that the Lord calls me to prayer at some of the most inconvenient times (my perception of the matter). However, I am quickly learning that His call to intimacy is what I need more than anything else on the face of this earth.

    By: Donna J. Kazenske Have you felt the nudging and stirring of the Lord to pray more than usual lately? Have you heard the voice of the Holy Spirit calling you into a deeper relationship with Him? It seems that the Lord calls me to prayer at some of the most inconvenient times (my ...read more

  • Duct Tape And Plastic? Toys? Tools?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Feb 14, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,065 views

    HISTORICALLY GOD IS TOUCHED BY PRAYER AND FASTING. GOD IS CALLING FOR HIS SPIRITUAL REMNANT TO LEAVE THE PLAYGROUND AND MOVE TO THE PRAYERGROUND.

    DUCT TAPE AND PLASTIC? PLAYGROUND OR PRAYERGROUND? TOYS OR TOOLS? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com HISTORICALLY GOD IS TOUCHED BY PRAYER AND FASTING. GOD IS CALLING FOR HIS SPIRITUAL REMNANT TO LEAVE THE PLAYGROUND AND MOVE TO THE PRAYGROUND. TEXT: Philippians 3:19 Whose end ...read more

  • Window Of Opportunity Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Sep 15, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,230 views

    Through prayer, God will open a window of opportunity for us to work past our stresses, our conflicted feelings, and even our sins and shortcomings.

    Life is tough. Am I going to get any argument about that? The philosopher Thomas Hobbes said that human life was solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short. Wow! Not the kind of stuff we expect on Sunday morning. Supposed to be all, “Praise the Lord”! But deep down, lots of people ...read more

  • Open Heavens With Holy Disturbance

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Jan 26, 2005
    based on 135 ratings
     | 31,711 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

  • The Power Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Scott Malone on Mar 6, 2005
    based on 34 ratings
     | 31,134 views

    There is real power in real prayer

    THE POWER OF PRAYER James 5:16 Children’s letters to God: Dear GOD, Thank you for the baby brother, but what I prayed for was a puppy. -Joyce Dear GOD, It rained for our whole vacation and is my father mad! He said some things about you that people are not supposed to say, but I hope you will ...read more

  • The Problem Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Scott Malone on Mar 6, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,270 views

    The real problem with prayer is that it is so little used and yet has such great power

    THE PROBLEM OF PRAYER James 4:1-10 Things looked bleak for the children of George Muller’s orphanage at Ashley Downs in England. It was time for breakfast, and there was no food In the dining room, long tables were set with empty plates and empty mugs. Muller prayed, "Dear Father, we thank ...read more

  • Abraham: Persistance In Prayer Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Aug 28, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,754 views

    Abraham shows us the persistance in prayer pays off.

    ABRAHAM PERSISTENCE IN PRAYER “LORD I’M ASKING ONE MORE TIME” Date: February 24, 2002 Place: Allendale Baptist Church Text: Genesis 18:23-33 Introduction This may sound or may be a strange lead in to my sermon, but I ask you stay with me for a while. As we pick up in the story, God here ...read more

  • Pray Until Something Happens

    Contributed by Alan Smith on Aug 13, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 8,265 views

    We need to be persistent in our prayers.

    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 social; Grandma is still feeling sick - and I’m tired of praying for ...read more

  • Windows Blown Out Or Open? Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Sep 8, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,533 views

    God’s mercy is available to us, whether we call on Him in disasters only or whether we are constantly in His presence. But how much more ready we would be for disaster if we cultivated His presence. A sermon for the 9/11 anniversary.

    (Singing): “Sitting by the window praying, waiting for the break of day; sitting by the window praying, hearing what God might say.” (Repeat) Of all the images which linger, a year later, of the events of last September 11, none is more haunting than the picture of people falling ...read more