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Pray

It’s amazing how long we put up with things before we decide to pray about them. The hymn writer says, ‘O what peace we often forfeit; O what needless pain we bear. All because we do not carry everything to...

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Partner-up and Pray

The Bible says, ‘When two of you get together on anything at all on earth and make a prayer of it, my Father in heaven goes into action.’ Becky Smith was eighty-four years old and her sister Christine was eighty-two....

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Pray that God will open their heart

Some of us think that successful people are difficult to win to Christ because they don’t have the same needs as others. But they do. Everyone has an emptiness within them that only God can fill, and He wants to...

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How to pray for others

Let’s face it; much of the time we don’t know what problems people are dealing with or what they’re going through. So when you decide to pray for them, follow Paul’s example, in which he asked God to give Timothy...

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Pray for God’s favor

One moment of God’s favor will do more for you than a lifetime of striving. Through the favor of God, Ruth went from being a penniless widow to becoming the wife of Boaz, a wealthy man. It’s what made Esther...

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When Jesus prayed (5)

Jesus prayed before He faced the greatest crisis in His life. The Bible says: ‘Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him. On reaching the place… He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond...

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When Jesus prayed (4)

Jesus prayed when He was concerned about the people He loved. He told Peter: ‘Satan has asked to sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you…that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen...

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When Jesus prayed (3)

Let’s look at another point at which Jesus prayed: when the pressures and expectations of others threatened to derail God’s plan for His life. The Bible says: ‘While it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went...

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When Jesus prayed (2)

By failing to pray – you set yourself up to fail. The reason Jesus never failed is because He never failed to pray. Note the times when He prayed: when His heart was heavy. During His ministry on earth, His...

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When Jesus prayed (1)

If you want to know about prayer, examine the life of Jesus: 1) He prayed when the pressures of life increased. ‘News about him spread…so that crowds of people came to hear him and to be healed…But Jesus often withdrew...