Category Archives: Scripture Prayers

Why pray the Scriptures for one other?

Praying that our faith will grow more and more, and the love that we have for each other will increase (2 Thessalonians 1:3) doesn’t sound like spiritual warfare prayer, does it? But any Scripture can be a warfare prayer. In … Continue reading

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Why does Matthew 6:33 make such a powerful prayer?

“May we seek Your kingdom and righteousness first in our lives.” (Matthew 6:33) Why, with so many practical, material needs always present in our lives, would we suggest we pray this verse for each other, about seeking God’s kingdom and … Continue reading

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Three Key Prayers, Part 3

Over the last three weeks we’ve studied areas of prayer–so that we might pray more effectively for ourselves and for others. Today we finish that series with a final look at prayer through the lens of sacrifice. The Prayer of … Continue reading

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Three Key Prayers, Part 2

Today we kick off a three-part series on three separate areas of prayer. When we understand these three essential areas of prayer–we will pray more effectively for ourselves and others. From both the example and the teaching of Jesus, we … Continue reading

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Three Key Prayers, Part 1

Today we kick off a three-part series on three separate areas of prayer.  When we understand these three essential areas of prayer–we will pray more effectively for ourselves and others. Jesus’ disciples asked Him: “Lord, teach us to pray.” (Luke 11:1) … Continue reading

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The Lord–Our Shepherd

When we pray through the Twenty-Third Psalm, one of the reasons why it makes such a powerful and appropriate prayer is that is isn’t an easy prayer to pray. David begins, “The Lord is my shepherd.” David understood what it … Continue reading

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Summer of the Spirit – Fanning the Flame

In Second Timothy Paul encouraged Timothy to fan into flame the gift of God, which was in him [2 Tim. 1:6]. Paul was referring to the Holy Spirit, Who indwells all believers. But we know by Paul’s language of 1 … Continue reading

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Pray Like Jabez

Just like many of our friends that we’ve taught over the years, Jabez was a prayer warrior.  You can hear it in how he prays. “Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. His mother had named him Jabez, saying, “I … Continue reading

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Concert of Prayer

Today is new day–a day that our Lord created.  And even though we may not have all of the answers–it’s important that we act in a concert of prayer. A concert of prayer is an orchestrated prayer time. The prayer … Continue reading

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Prayer in the Midst of Tragedy

Today has been a heavy day.  In the midst of a tragedy like the one in Boston, our hearts are heavy. When things like today happen–it’s important that we turn to our faith and pray, both as individuals and together … Continue reading

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