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

    Contributed by J. Douglas Duty Jr. on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,957 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

  • Touched By God

    Contributed by Ethan Sayler on Aug 5, 2002
    based on 101 ratings
     | 6,461 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

  • Praying For A Change!

    Contributed by Dale Sneed on Aug 27, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 3,422 views

    Change is inevitable--so roll with it!

    Change! What comes to mind when you hear the word change? Do you think of the "jingle,jangle" in your pocket? Do you think of the many times your mom would change the furniture in the house around, making you stub your toe in the darkness? What about the many times you have to change outfits ...read more

  • 3 Incentives To Keep Praying Series

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on Sep 12, 2002
    based on 314 ratings
     | 32,980 views

    A teaching message on Luke 18:1-8.

    Luke Series #78 September 08, 2002 Title: 3 Incentives to Keep Praying Email: pastorsarver@yahoo.com <mailto:pastorsarver@yahoo.com> Website: www.newlifeinchrist.info <http://www.newlifeinchrist.info> Introduction: Welcome to New Life in Christ. This morning we are in Chapter 18 of ...read more

  • The Price Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Sep 18, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,761 views

    Part of a series on prayer, this is about the price Daniel paid for stating committed to a life of prayer.

    DANIEL THE PRICE OF PRAYER “How much will it cost me?” Date: Place: Text: Daniel 6:1-11 Introduction We come to a message in our study and series of “Prayers that made a difference”, about a great man of prayer. Daniel is most recognized as the one who was thrown into the lion’s den ...read more

  • Thoughts To Ponder - James 1 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 1, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 7,417 views

    : His focus is on “How a Christian should act every day?” and “The importance of living like a Christian every day”. He challenges us and the church that it is possible to believe the right way and live the wrong way.

    James- A Servant of the Lord – Some thoughts we need to ponder? Thesis of the book of James: His focus is on “How a Christian should act every day?” and “The importance of living like a Christian every day”. He challenges us and the church that it is possible to believe the right way and live ...read more

  • "Cave Buster”

    Contributed by J. Douglas Duty Jr. on Oct 15, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,488 views

    prayer - Psalms 142 -

    “Cave Buster” Psalms 142 I started this with a really interesting “opener” but the further that I dug into the scripture the more I realized that the opener would not do this scripture justice. At the risk of disappointing my son who really liked the opening illustration… I instead want us to ...read more

  • Improving Your Prayer Life Series

    Contributed by Tom Boerma on Feb 7, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,115 views

    An exhortation to have a powerful prayer life.

    Intro. Eph. 6 is best known for the armour of God. Yet, we see an exhortation to the christian’s prevailing practice. As we see and recognize the opposition we have as God’s children and examine the equipment God has provided for us to defend us. We find an important instrument that enables us ...read more

  • Run With Prayer Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jun 20, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,730 views

    A look at prayer in the life of Jeremiah.

    Illustration: We want to know what makes people ¡§tick¡¨. What do they do when not in the public eye? I.e. election campaigns, tabloids. For Jeremiah, the answer is obvious. Seven different times in the book of Jeremiah, we see what happens in the life of Jeremiah when he¡¦s alone and we find ...read more

  • Pray Again

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 39 ratings
     | 7,970 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

  • 328 – Seven Looks Series

    Contributed by Joel Vicente on May 28, 2005
    based on 67 ratings
     | 7,457 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

  • A Partnership Of Parental Prayer

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 4, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,871 views

    When we are desperate about what to do with our families, we need to identify our central concerns, see that guilt shakes our weak faith, and use prayer to partner with the healing Christ.

    When there is a problem to be solved, we will do everything to solve it except the most obvious and most effective solution. Have you noticed? When something needs to be fixed, we will try all sorts of elaborate, complicated, expensive approaches. But the simplest, most direct, and most effective ...read more

  • "Pray, Pray, Pray!"

    Contributed by Tony Searles on Nov 23, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,731 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 15, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 14,948 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 12, 2007
    based on 55 ratings
     | 33,912 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