Jesus, Our Example Of Prayer

After a very busy, draining day of ministry, Jesus rose up very early for a time with the Father in prayer. Jesus sets the example for prayer. We know that He frequently spent time in prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane. Before choosing His first ‘ministry team’ He...

Prayer For The Saints

This morning we will be looking at the first of two Spirit-filled prayers that Paul prays for the saints at Ephesus (Ephesians 1:15-20). These prayers, like all the prayers in the bible, can be used to help us in our prayer lives. In fact, I would say that one reason...

Watch!

From time to time our church sets aside a week to be devoted to prayer. When Jesus saw the apostles sleeping in the garden, He said unto them, “Watch ye and pray” (Mark 14:38). The word watch here means to give strict attention to, be cautious, active. Thus, prayer...

The First Prayer Meeting

Acts 1:9-14 And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight. And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; Which also said, Ye men of...

Guidance Through Prayer

If Paul was left to minister according to his own understanding, I doubt he would have been as fruitful as he was. Paul was convinced that if anybody could reach his fellow Jews, it was he. After all he had the top notch Rabbinic Scholar as his mentor. Nobody could...