Impacting Cities & Communities thru Prayer
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Jesus began His powerful prayer in John 17 with the words, "Father, the hour has come."
Dawson Troutman is one of my spiritual heroes. Daws (pronounced dos) preached a powerful message entitled The Need of The Hour. In the sermon he said he started by thinking the pressing need was to train men. But as he prayed about it, he decided that the need of the hour was for us to believe God would accomplish what He alone can do. Faith-filled Prayer is…Continue
Added by David Young on December 29, 2015 at 6:58pm — No Comments
A powerful event in the life of Jesus, recorded by Matthew, Mark and Luke, is the paralytic brought to Jesus by several men bearing him on a stretcher.
Matthew 9:2 reads,
And behold, some people brought to him a paralytic, lying on a bed. And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, "Take heart, my son; your sins are forgiven."
Notice the wording of this verse. When Jesus saw their faith He told the man…Continue
But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which is today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, I you of little faith?
Prayer is the first expression of faith. If you believe in God, you will pray. Praying faith is propositional. We trust what Scripture tells us about God. By faith we risk ourselves in the confidence that God is able to meet our…Continue
I am not exactly sure how to approach my blog this week. I am bringing to a close my series of blogs on the foundations of prayer. That in itself seems strange, because all my entries relate to the foundations of prayer. In each entry I present what God tells us about prayer in His word. But there are some foundational truths upon which all prayer rests. I began this series with an entry on praying God's grace. That entry related the gospel to prayer. So it is fitting that I…Continue
Added by David Young on December 8, 2015 at 1:01am — No Comments
“If my people who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked way, then will I hear from heaven, and forgive their sin, and heal their land.”
It is important for us to see the promise related to this powerful invitation to prayer. God promises to forgive our sin and heal our land.
There are a number of modern complications to this promise. We need the…Continue
Added by David Young on December 1, 2015 at 3:58pm — No Comments