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Scripture commends a life of prayer, characterised by simplicity of expression, sincerity of heart and trust in the promises of God. It gives guidance on how, when and where to pray.
Jason Bearup • Sermon • • 183 views
Introduction All throughout Scripture you can see God's servants fasting and praying. Prayer and fasting are mentioned literally hundreds of times. Sometimes it was done for show as was the case many times for the Pharisees. But, generally it was a demonstration of a serious heart cry to the Lord. Jesus…
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Requesting from God a definite direct response to a particular question. In the OT, people are frequently said to enquire of God for knowledge or guidance, often through the intermediacy of a priest or prophet.
Joel Mark Lillie • Sermon • • 40 views
LESSON TEN: MEDITATION AND FASTING We are much like the African cheetah that must run down its prey to eat. It is well suited for the task, as it can run at speeds of 70 miles per hour. The cheetah has only one problem, however, in that it has a disproportionately small heart, which causes it to tire…
The people of Israel gather to enact mob justice on the men of Gibeah and the tribe of Benjamin who protect them. They fail the first two times, even though the Lord sent them by tribe. The third attack is successful and the tribe of Benjamin is nearly destroyed. The prayer of the people of Israel is: God help me do what I want to do. The prayer of the follower is: God let me be a part of what you’re doing. Or, as Jesus puts it, not my will, but yours, be done. Not what I want; what do you want?
Charles Cameron • Sermon • • 0 views
Judges 1:1-2:5 When things are going well, help us, Lord, to thank You. When things are going badly, help us to trust You. Judges 2:6-3:11 Sometimes, Lord, You say to us, "This is the way, walk in it" (Isaiah 30:21). Sometimes, You say to us, "This is not the way. Do not walk in it." Help us, Lord, to…