Summary: Prayer is not the last result but the last word in the situation.

I. Prayer is under attack!

A. 1 Timothy 2:5 For [there is] one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;

B. John 14:14 If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do [it].

II. There is something about prayer.

A. Matthew 18:19 Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven. (20) For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

B. Psalms 102:17 He will regard the prayer of the destitute (the abandoned or poor), and not despise their prayer.

C. Proverbs 15:29 ¶ The LORD [is] far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

III. Pray without ceasing.

A. Psalms 55:17 Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice.

B. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Pray without ceasing.

C. 1 Timothy 2:8 I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

D. Psalms 119:170 Let my supplication come before thee: deliver me according to thy word.

E. Daniel in Daniel 10 prayed and fasted for three weeks, His prayer was heard but Satan had held up his answer until Michael the archangel overcame Him.

IV. Prayer brings deliverance for there is power in prayer.

A. 2 Chronicles 7:14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

B. Mark 11:24 Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive [them], and ye shall have [them].

C. Romans 8:26 ¶ Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

D. James 5:15 And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.

E. James 5:16 The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

Conclusion: Matthew 6:6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. (7)Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:(8) For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

It is through pray that we can overcome the enemy and all he throws at us.

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