Category Archive for: ‘Prayer’

The Personal Side of Prayer (Psalm 119)

Psalm 119:1–176 (ESV) Your Word Is a Lamp to My Feet Aleph 119  Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! 2  Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, 3  who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! 4  You have commanded your precepts …

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The Purpose of Prayer (2 Th 1:3-12)

“We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing. Therefore we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are …

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The Petitions of Prayer

““And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father …

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Give Attention to My Cry, My King and My God (Psalm 5)

Psalm 5 1.  Continuing Leonard’s series on prayer. 2.  I’ve never been comfortable with topical sermons a.  Easy to lose sense of intent in a Biblical passage 3.  This Psalm interweaves two important aspects of prayer:  repentance and faith 4.  We will explore these themes as the Psalm interweaves the ideas throughout. 5.  As David begins he cries out: 1    …

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“Lord, Teach Us to Pray” (Luke 11:1-13)

Luke 11:1-13 We were created in the image of God and so created to communicate with Him. Prayer, in this sense, was originally “natural” to us. In the Fall, we lost our original righteousness and so spiritual things are impossible, yet Christ has redeemed us to fellowship and communion with God. This sermon addresses thefirst two petitions of the Lord’s …

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