Do I Really Pray?

DO I REALLY PRAY? “This kind cannot be driven out by anything but prayer” (Mark 9:29) “The prayer that the Lord Jesus has in mind is ‘not merely a pious exercise,’ rather it is ‘the sense of complete dependence on God from which sincere prayer springs.’ A life of prayer...

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Lord Teach Us to Pray

This was the request of the disciples after they had observed the Lord at prayer privately (Luke 11) This must also be our desire, to grow in prayer. Here is a list of ten items that we must pray for specifically. 1. Salvation of the lost (Rom 10:1) 2. Sanctification...

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Weep and Wail

Weep like a bride dressed in black, mourning the death of her husband.9 For there is no grain or wine to offer at the Temple of the LORD. So the priests are in mourning. The ministers of the LORD are weeping.10 The fields are ruined, the land is stripped bare. The grain is destroyed, the grapes have shriveled,    and the...

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A shoot from the stump of Jesse

“There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit” (Isaiah 11:1 ESV) Isaiah 10 talks about God’s judgment on Israel where the nation would be reduced to a state of near nothingness. But in chapter 11 we find words of hope....

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