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  • The Purpose Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Scott Malone on Mar 1, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,847 views

    Understanding Prayer through the teaching of Christ’s model prayer

    THE PURPOSE OF PRAYER Matthew 6:9-13 I love the prayers of children. They are so honest and thoughtful. Maybe you’ve heard some of these letters written to God by children. Dear GOD, Instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you have? ...read more

  • The Purpose Of Prayer

    Contributed by Micah Fries on Jan 19, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,961 views

    Helping believers to understand that the foremost purpose of prayer is to draw the pray"er" closer to God.

    The Purpose of Prayer Hebrews 10:19-23 Intro: Since we understand that prayer is not intended to "change God’s mind", why does prayer exist? The answer is, first of all, to draw the one praying closer to God, among other things. See Phil. 4:6-7 (esp. Vs. 7) 1. Access (19) We achieve access ...read more

  • Purpose Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 76 ratings
     | 7,826 views

    Prayer serves many purposes in our lives. The best purpose may be that prayer changes our focus, but prayer also changes our actions

    The Purpose of Prayer 02/06/05 Intro: We are in week 2 of a 3 week series on prayer. Last week we looked at the priority of prayer and the need for a focus and worship of Christ as we approach him in prayer. I issued you a challenge of spending 15 minutes each morning focusing your mind and ...read more

  • The Purpose Of Prayer

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 7, 2014
     | 2,944 views

    We are to pray so that we might commune with God and share with Him the most deeply felt needs of our lives. We are to express to God the gratitude and the praise and the joy we feel in Him and in salvation. Paul elaborated on the purpose of prayer.

    Title: The Purpose of Prayer Text: “Meanwhile praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in chains, that I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.” (Colossians 1:3-4). Bible Reading: Colossians ...read more

  • Purpose Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Sep 23, 2017
     | 5,404 views

    Paul promotes the purposes of prayer as Watchfulness, Thankfulness and Effectiveness.

    42 Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. 3 And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. 4 Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should. 5 Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; ...read more

  • The Purpose Of Prayer

    Contributed by Gene Haraldsen on Jul 22, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 7,434 views

    When we don’t understand the purpose of prayer we will be disappointed with and discouraged by the experience of prayer.

  • Divine Dialogue -- Purpose Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Apr 9, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,606 views

    Second in prayer series dealing with the purpose of Prayer

    “Divine Dialogue” Part Two I. PERSEPCTIVE ON PRAYER -- What is it? A. PRAYER MISUNDERSTOOD & MISUSED B. PRAYER PROPERLY UNDERSTOOD As we have emphasized, prayer is simply humble conversation with God both as Sovereign King and Loving Father. Prayer is honest expression of our heart to ...read more

  • The Power And Purpose Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Carlis Clinton on Feb 6, 2008
    based on 29 ratings
     | 31,844 views

    This sermon looks at the power available through prayer and the real purpose behind praying.

    The Power and Purpose of Prayer: Making Prayer Your Second Language series part 1 Pastor Carlis Clinton (Community Seventh-day Adventist Church) ESL (English as a second language) classes are for people who want to learn English as a second language. There are courses like this available all ...read more

  • Privilege & Purpose Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Feb 19, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,732 views

    Even though David had all the earthly powers, yet he called out to the Lord God in prayer. Too many believers forget the tremendous, glorious privilege that belongs to us as children of God. We have a privilege that is unequaled by any other in the world.

    Illustration: D.L. Moody once entered a tavern in order to ask the bartender if his two little girls might attend his Sunday school. He was told that an atheist club met there every Thursday night and the owner of the bar was in no mood to offend them. Moody looked into the face of this man and ...read more

  • The Purpose Driven Prayer Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Jun 10, 2019
     | 2,116 views

    Introduction: “Purpose” seems to be the buzz word today, wouldn’t you say? This text is the first of two prayers in the letter.

    Introduction: “Purpose” seems to be the buzz word today, wouldn’t you say? This text is the first of two prayers in the letter. Its very position drives home its purpose. “For this reason” could look back to God’s blessings (1:3-14), or it could look forward to the news Paul had received about ...read more

  • The Four Purposes Of Prayer (1 Of 4) Series

    Contributed by Jim Moynihan on Apr 1, 2005
    based on 35 ratings
     | 21,018 views

    To live effective lives as Jesus’ disciples we need to pray.

    I’ve preached on prayer many times and I’ve tried to do it in such a way that you will be able to easily remember how to pray and to be motivated to pray. Yet I don’t think we are taking full advantage of this most powerful and useful resource we have as Christians. So, I am beginning a four ...read more

  • Prayer Events

    Contributed by Jerry Falwell on Sep 22, 2009
     | 1,580 views

    The primary purpose of prayer.

    Prayer Events When we pray, it is not primarily not to get things from God; although that is why many people pray. The primary purpose of prayer is to commune with God, then getting things is only a by-product. And if communion with God is the only thing there is to prayer, that would be ...read more

  • Persistent Prayer

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Feb 7, 2003
    based on 347 ratings
     | 19,353 views

    This is a message on the importance and purpose of prayer.

  • Divine Dialoge Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Dec 29, 2008
     | 2,387 views

    Series of messages on prayer - This messages deals with the purpose of prayer.

    The Purpose of Prayer We have been looking to understand and implement into our lives the habits or discipline that conditions the spiritual dimension of our lives that in turn increases our capacity to relate to God. Only when these activities become a way of life will we see the desired growth ...read more

  • God's Eternal Purpose For Us In Him

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Jun 6, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,862 views

    God works in us for His eternal purpose in prayer

    GOD’S ETERNAL PURPOSE FOR US IN HIM Eph. 3:14-21 Good Advice Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully. Don’t believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want. When you say, "I love you," mean it. When you say, "I’m sorry," look the person in the eye. Never laugh ...read more