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  • Waiting On God

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 36 ratings
     | 4,124 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

  • Shutting Our Doors To Pray

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Apr 25, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,694 views

    No matter how often we pray each day, we still need to have that time of solitary intimacy with our Heavenly Father.

    PRAYER! THE MOST UNIVERSALLY PRACTICED YET LEAST UNDERSTOOD OF HUMAN EXPERIENCES, PRAYER IS ONE OF THE GREAT MYSTERIES OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH. THE SIMPLEST DEFINITION OF PRAYER IS COMMUNICATION WITH GOD. THE EMPHASIS IS ON THE WORD “WITH” BECAUSE PRAYER IS NOT ONLY COMMUNICATION WITH GOD, BUT ...read more

  • Do You Need Help Praying? Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Oct 25, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,680 views

    #7 in Romans 8 - What a Way to Live! series. This is about prayer, how it is a challenge but it’s worthwhile too. And the Spirit helps us to do it. Lots of good illustrations from other sources.

    Romans 8:26-27 – Do You Need Help Praying? An unknown Confederate soldier wrote these words: I asked God for strength that I might achieve. I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey. I asked God for health that I might do greater things. I was given infirmity that I might do ...read more

  • Getting Your Prayers Answered

    Contributed by Fernando Cabrera on Oct 27, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,996 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

  • The Problem Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Scott Malone on Mar 1, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,058 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

  • A Man Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Bob Marcaurelle on Oct 7, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 4,687 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.

  • Open Heavens With Holy Disturbance

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Jan 24, 2005
    based on 135 ratings
     | 37,246 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

  • Motivation To Pray

    Contributed by Brad Rigney on Nov 28, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,809 views

    Prayer is often hard to follow through. We want to pray - we know the importance of prayer. But have you ever considered what it is needed to motivate you to pray?

    Our Need for Prayer Matthew 5:1-12 Intro.: A. This passage is a classic teaching about “What it means to be a Disciple – a Follower of Jesus.” Matt. 5-7 Jesus sits down with the crowd following Him and began to Teach them. - vs. 1-12 – the Beatitudes; Jesus teaches them and us how we ...read more

  • Show Me Your Faith… By Your Spiritual Maturity

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Sep 4, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,699 views

    The fifth and final sermon in a series through the book of James

    In one of his books, James Emery White tells of the Russian-American comic, Yakov Smirnoff’s, initial response to the incredible variety of instant products available in American grocery stores. He said, "On my first shopping trip, I saw powdered milk--you just add water, and you get milk. Then I ...read more

  • When God Turns "Somehow" Into "Someday"

    Contributed by Doug Koehler on Aug 13, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 3,691 views

    It’s frustrating to have family members or friends reject Jesus. Paul identifies with this hurt and (along with other pages of Scripture)helps us to discover God’s solutions, helping to turn our heart from "SOMEHOW" into "SOMEDAY"!

    Hi, thank you for looking at this sermon. I hope it helps. Please do not say the sermon did not help you just because you did not like the style or could not use the entire message for your own needs. I have discovered a few souls automatically hit the ’did not help me’ button if the message they ...read more

  • #1why Prayer? Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 15, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,037 views

    Prayer is the way to reach to God’s heart and change our lifes. Prayer has great benefits.

    #1 WHY SHOULD I PRAY? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. This is part #1 of a two part series. NO TIME Author unknown I KNELT TO PRAY, BUT NOT FOR LONG. I HAD TO MUCH TOO DO. I MUST HURRY OFF AND GET TO WORK, FOR MY BILLS WILL SOON BE DUE. AND SO I SAID A HURRIED PRAYER, JUMPED UP FROM MY ...read more

  • Giving It Over Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Aug 27, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,559 views

    17th in long series on Joshua. This gets into prayer, and giving our burdens to God. Close tie-in with 1 Peter 5:7.

    Joshua 10:1-15 – Giving It Over I found a little poem by an anonymous author that sounds so familiar, it’s as if I could have written it. It says: “Lord, I’m so discouraged, I don’t know what to do; I have so many burdens, And I gave them all to you. But you didn’t take them, Jesus, will ...read more

  • What The Church Needs Now, Part Ii Series

    Contributed by William Noel on Jul 31, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,890 views

    In-depth look at the prayer life of the church

    “What The Church Needs Now” Luke 18:1-8 In Luke 18:1-8, we read “And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; Saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man: And there was a widow in that city; and she ...read more

  • Living With Things You Cannot Change

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Sep 16, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,228 views

    Godly people encounter painful things that will not change this side of eternity.

    Living With Things You Cannot Change 2 Sam. 12:13-20, 23; 2 Cor. 12:7-9a Sept. 18, 2005 FBC, Chester Mike Fogerson, Pastor Introduction: A Diann Beck testimony B Then David said to Nathan, "I have sinned against the LORD." And Nathan said to David, ...read more

  • Weakness, Waiting, & Other Things We Hate To Do

    Contributed by Clifton Mckinley on Oct 17, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,609 views

    Outline about waiting on the Lord and getting our strength renewed.

    Weakness, Waiting, & Others We Hate To Do 1 Samuel 30:1-6 Intro: Let’s face it we hate to wait. We also hate to show weakness. But Scripture is clear, it is the humble who receive grace, and those who wait get strength. Isaiah 40:28-31, “Have you never heard or understood? Don’t you know ...read more