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  • Prayer: It Is ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 23, 2008
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    PRAYER: IT IS TAKEN John Oxtoby, who was affectionately known as "Praying Johnny" was sent to hold a revival in Filey. He stopped under a hedge and he wrestled in prayer for the success of his mission. A passer-by heard Johnny Oxtoby’s prayer: "Will thou make a fool of me, God? I told them at ...read more

  • Prayer

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 1,914 views

    Prayer "I am so busy now that if I did not spend three hours each day in prayer, I could not get ...read more

  • Prayer For ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 22, 2009
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    Prayer for Compassion Then we can pray a prayer like David Mains prayed years ago. He was once pastor of the Circle Urban Church, an inner city church in Chicago, and one day, in the course of his ministry among such great need, he prayed, “Lord, let me see the world as you see it, and break my ...read more

  • Prayer

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 25, 2016
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    Chris Jeffries tells the story of Roy who was feeling frustrated that he was not able to do what he felt he was born to do. So he prayed for Our Father to change something. Then there was a knock at the door and they met two strangers, a married couple. They invited them in and sat them down at ...read more

  • Prayer - Secret, Fervent, Believing Prayer - ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 9, 2006
    based on 1 rating
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    "Prayer - secret, fervent, believing prayer - lies at the root of all personal ...read more

  • Our Prayer Will Be Most Like The Prayer Of ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
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    "Our prayer will be most like the prayer of Christ if we do not ask God to show us what is going to be, or to make any particular thing happen, but ...read more

  • Prayer Is The Rope

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
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    Billy Graham once noted: “Prayer is not about using God it is more often about getting us in a position where God can use us. I watched the deck hands on the great liner United States as they docked that ship in NY Harbor. First they threw out a rope to the men on the dock. Then, inside the boat ...read more

  • The Humanist's Prayer

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 8, 2007
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    The Humanist’s Prayer Lyman Abbot once paraphrased the Lord’s Prayer to reflect the philosophy of those without God. We might call it the Humanist’s Prayer: Our brethren who art on earth, Hallowed be our name. Our kingdom come, Our will be done on earth, For there is no heaven. We ...read more

  • Mrs Prayer ...

    Contributed by Jonathan Campbell on Jun 23, 2008
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    MRS PRAYER MEETING Mrs Prayer Meeting died recently at the First Neglected Church on Worldly Avenue. Born many years ago in the midst of great revivals, she was a strong, healthy child, fed largely on testimony and spiritual holiness, soon growing into world-wide prominence. She was one of the ...read more

  • Prayer: Specific ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 30, 2008
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    PRAYER: SPECIFIC DIRECTION The late great English writer, journalist, philosopher, poet, biographer, and Christian apologetic Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 - 1936) and several other literary figures were asked one evening what book they would prefer to have with them if they were stranded on a ...read more

  • National Prayer ...

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
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    “National Prayer Warrior” 1 Timothy 2:1-4, “I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone -- for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our ...read more

  • Prayer For Those In ...

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
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    “Prayer for Those In Authority” 1 Timothy 2:1-4, “I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone -- for kings and all those in authority… This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge ...read more

  • Prayer In Health

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 31, 2008
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    Prayer in Health When you come to my office with a problem, often I'll offer to pray with you for God's healing and discernment. If you have a sprained hand and haven't grown in your spiritual life, you might think, "What a waste of time." A few years ago there was even an experiment in ...read more

  • Prayer In Kind

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Oct 29, 2008
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    PRAYER IN KIND It was the Christmas season and a meeting was held in a small church for the announced purpose of praying for a local family that was having a tough time of it. The family was large and they didn't have enough food or enough money to keep the place properly heated. As the ...read more

  • Answered Prayer On A ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 12, 2009
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    ANSWERED PRAYER ON A PLANE WELLINGTON, New Zealand--Grant Stubbs and Owen Wilson were flying up the sloping valley of Pelorus Sound in New Zealand, admiring the beautiful panoramic view. Then there was a cough. "Bless you, Owen." "For what, Grant?" "Your cough." "I didn’t ...read more

  • Prayer Changes ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 12, 2009
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    PRAYER CHANGES THINGS A lady was out hitting all the local garage sales when she came across an old needlepoint picture that read, "Prayer Changes Lives." She bought it, took it home and began to look for just the right place to hang the new picture. Finally, she decided that it went well in the ...read more

  • On Prayer--Part ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 13, 2009
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    ON PRAYER--PART 2 Samuel Pepys was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament in the seventeenth century, who is now most famous for his diary. "Prayer is not a lazy substitute for work. It is not a shortcut to skill or knowledge. And sometimes God delays the answer to our prayer in ...read more

  • Prayer Works

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 10 ratings
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    PRAYER WORKS The researchers at Columbia University conducted a study with 199 women at an in vitro fertilization clinic in Korea. Unknown to the patients and their doctors, groups of strangers from the US, Canada, and Australia were asked to pray for their success in getting pregnant. ...read more

  • Assertive Prayer

    Contributed by Todd Schäve on Nov 6, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 2,160 views

    ASSERTIVE PRAYER: Assertive prayer is expressing to the Lord our feelings and thoughts, with all due respect and humility, and making our requests known to the Lord, and leaving the results up to him. Jesus alludes to assertive prayer, when he said, "Ask and it will be given to you; seek ...read more

  • Prayers Answered  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
    based on 5 ratings
     | 648 views

    PRAYERS ANSWERED I have had prayers answered--most strangely so sometimes--but I think our heavenly Father’s loving-kindness has been even more evident in ...read more