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Prayer as Dialogue

A quote from Andrew Murray “Before prayer, it is God‘s word that prepares me for it, by revealing what the Father has bid me ask. In prayer, it is God‘s word that strengthens me by giving my faith its warrant … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Prayer

“Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.” (Lamentations 3:41) The act of prayer teaches us our unworthiness, which is a very salutary lesson for such proud beings as we are. If God gave … Continue reading

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Prayer and Yielding

“And the king’s servants said to the king [David], ‘We are your servants, ready to do whatever my lord the king commands.’” 2 Samuel 15:15 Spirit-led prayer requires us to fully yield to God’s good, acceptable and perfect will. “Begin … Continue reading

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Prayer as Cooperation

“Thus says the Lord God: ‘I will also let the house of Israel inquire of Me to do this for them: I will increase their men like a flock’” (Ezek. 36:37). “…Yet you do not have because you do not … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Persecuted

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted ChurchNovember 7, 2021 In just the last year, there have been: These numbers are heart-breaking. And yet, they do not tell the whole story. James 1:2-4 says, “Consider it pure joy, my brothers … Continue reading

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Resting in God

“In nothing be anxious; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God” (Phil. 4:6, ASV). “Faith does not create or produce, but rests and rejoices in what God has already done. … Continue reading

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When We Pray

“…pray for one another, that you may be healed and restored. The heartfelt and persistent prayer of a righteous man (believer) can accomplish much [when put into action and made effective by God—it is dynamic and can have tremendous power]. … Continue reading

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A Wind in the House

A Wind in the House of Islam “Terrorist attacks, the threat of nuclear weapons, persecution of Christians, the abuse of women—these are just some of the recurring themes whenever the American news media get around to covering the Muslim world—which … Continue reading

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Hindu World Prayer Focus

World Christian’s annual Hindu World Prayer Focus calls Christians and churches worldwide to take 15 days (Oct 20 – Nov 3, 2019) to learn about and pray for our world’s over one billion Hindu neighbors. That time period also encompasses … Continue reading

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30 Days of Prayer for Muslim World

30 DAYS Muslim Prayer Guide: 2018 (pre-order, available mid-March 2018) The 30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World began in 1992 with a group of Christians who felt inspired to challenge the way they understood Muslim people. What if … Continue reading

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