A.S.K. – Part 2


    Within this command to pray I think we can see four general principles about prayer: 1. God does not promise to answer everyone’s prayers. There is a restriction to the promises given in these verses. The promises apply only to those who are really God’s children. “But isn’t God the Father of all humans?” …

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Ask, Seek, Knock


Matthew 7:7-11     There is nothing that reveals more about a believer than his or her prayer life. How that individual approaches God and what that individual is willing to ask for can reveal how he or she views God. We frame our requests in accordance with what we know of the character of the …

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When everything seems possible


“When Everything Seems Possible, Pray!”  Nehemiah 4     This story from the life of Nehemiah is rich with spiritual insight. It is usually preached from the leadership point of view, showing how Nehemiah expressed the qualities of good leadership in the building of the walls. I am going to use this story to show that …

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Where’s the Power?


    Concerning prayer, A.C. Dixon said; “When we depend upon organizations, we get what organizations can do; when we depend upon education or technology we get what education can do; when we depend upon man, we get what man can do; but when we depend upon prayer, we get what God can do!”  We don’t …

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Part 2


1 John 5:13-15 “I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life. 14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. 15 And if we know that he hears …

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Prayer Changes Things


    I asked the question of my church; “Does prayer really change things?” and, the answer of course, is a resounding “Yes”… We have experienced the changes that prayer can bring into a person’s life, I have experienced the results – positive and negative of prayer – and how it has changed me and my …

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God has a V.L.E.


“God Has a V.L.E.” - Matthew 13:12-23 – “Whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them. This is why I speak to them in parables: "Though seeing, they do not see; though hearing, they do not hear or …

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