Posts tagged with ‘Prayer’

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10/26/18 CHRIST ALONE GIVES US DIRECT ACCESS TO THE FATHER

by Barry Lovett
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“Whatever you shall ask the Father in My name, He will give it to you.” John 16:23. Through Christ even the weakest believer has immediate access into the presence of God when he prays. No letters are needed requesting an appointment; no high-ranking official to intercede; no clergyman to serve as a mediator.  By coming to […]

10/18/18 PRAY BEFORE YOU ACT

by Barry Lovett
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“Ponder the path of your feet and let all your ways be established.” Proverbs 4:26. We should think carefully before signing a contract, making a verbal agreement, or starting a major project. It can be very difficult, even impossible, to back out of a commitment when it becomes evident we’ve made an unwise decision. When a […]

10/17/18 YOUR WEAKEST SIGH IS CAREFULLY NOTED IN HEAVEN

by Barry Lovett
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“…the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us.” Romans 8:26. Often our prayers are thoughtlessly put together or are motivated by selfish considerations.  But as we study God’s Word and seek to know His will, we can become sensitive to those things that are in keeping with His purposes for us. Sometimes we are at a loss […]

6/7/18 PRAY WITHOUT CEASING

by Barry Lovett
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“Pray without ceasing.” I Thessalonians 5:17.  Many Christians associate praying with special occasions in life.  We bow our heads before meals, kneel at our bedside before going to sleep, or quiet our hearts in a worship service.  We also petition the Lord when we’re facing some big decision or difficult trial.  Now, none of this […]

5/25/18 HONOR OUR NATION’S HEROES BY PRAYING FOR OUR LEADERS

by Barry Lovett
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“I exhort, therefore, that…prayers…be made for all men, for kings, and for all that are in authority.” I Timothy 2:1-2. Many people will enjoy Memorial Day without giving any thought to the high price others paid to preserve freedom.  For this reason, let’s pause right now and ponder what course history might have taken if […]