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Do we labor in prayer?

One of the best examples of laboring in prayer is the account of Moses, Aaron and Hur praying for Joshua as his troops battled the Amalekites. “Moses said to Joshua, ‘Choose some of our men and go out to fight … Continue reading

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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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Do we share Paul’s passion to know Christ?

“I want to know Christ….” (Philippians 3:10a) Do we share Paul’s passion? Should we? The Apostle Paul’s passion to know God, to live in a close, personal relationship with God, was the driving force of his life and service.  The … 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 – Is Divine Power Ours?

Maybe Billy Graham. Maybe Mother Theresa had it. But do we have it? Do our friends in the body of Christ? Peter says we should–we should experience the same divine power for life and godliness that Jesus and His disciples … Continue reading

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Summer of the Spirit – Keeping in Step

When the Apostle Paul wrote to the Galatians, he was concerned. Though they had begun their Christian lives in the strength of the Holy Spirit, they had fallen back to their old ways of living in their own strength. Paul … Continue reading

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