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Praying Like Jesus #7

In the news today I read how the FDA just announced approval for a new severe depression drug. The article went on to note that over 16 million Americans suffer from depression. That amazes me. I do not want to be patronizing, but as a retired Airman I have travelled to many of the countries around the world. I’ve been in… Continue reading

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Praying Like Jesus Series #6

Last Wednesday we looked at the “Shepherd’s Prayer” in John 17. As Jesus was preparing for the Cross of Calvary He prayed not that He would avoid that trial, but that His Church would be in one accord. Jesus had already set His mind on the Cross. Continue reading

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Praying Like Jesus #4

Now Jesus prays looking toward Heaven, just as He has taught us to do. Though Jesus was just hours from excruciating pain and absolute humiliation His eyes and His heart was not focused on the coming crucifixion, but on His Father and the Kingdom of Heaven. Continue reading

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Praying Like Jesus Series #3

Prayer is an act of faith. Just by praying to God, you are declaring our trust in someone other than yourself. Your faith is increased as you pray and watch how God answers your prayers. (Stanley) Continue reading

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Praying Like Jesus Series #2

As a pastor I can tell you not everyone is comfortable praying aloud and in public. If you find that you cannot pray out loud and in public this does not diminish you as a Christian. It is difficult to pray publicly. Continue reading

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Praying Like Jesus (Part 1)

We believe that our Jesus is God Incarnate, that is God in the flesh. We believe that the Bible teaches that He is not only the Son of God, but that Christ is equal to God His Father. He is the Eternal Word spoken of by John. Continue reading

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The Golden Prayer Of Jesus

God gives us life for a purpose. He gave us tongues and ears for a purpose. Our tongues were given to us to glorify the Lord, to praise Him, to pray to Him. Our tongues were meant to help one another, to communicate, to care. Continue reading

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Could We As Christians Do Better? Let’s Pray.

I’ve got a lot of friends, and have pastored several Churches in my meager 16 years of ministry, so I get a lot of e-mails. One type of e-mail that I frequently get will suggest: “If you love Jesus you … Continue reading

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The Preacher’s Private Prayer

By Charles Haddon Spurgeon I take it that as a minister he is always praying. Whenever his mind turns to his work, whether he is in it or out of it, he ejaculates a petition, sending up his holy desires … Continue reading

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