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Oct 29 2013

How does prayer glorify God?

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Whatever we do must be to glorify God (1 Corinthians 10:31). The purpose of prayer must always be to glorify God. Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. (John 14:13) Praying in Jesus’ name means that when a Christian comes to the Father …

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Sep 14 2012

What is Divine Intervention?

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Whenever I hear the term “divine intervention,” the image that usually comes to mind is the spectacular “signs and wonders.” That image stems from what I see on television such as the shows that televangelists put on to lure people into giving them money. In fact, as I was exploring the “divine intervention” question, I …

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Aug 28 2012

Paul’s thorn in the flesh?

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There has been a lot of guessing and speculation as regards Paul’s thorn in the flesh.  A great amount of Christian energy has been spent  writing, debating, and arguing over the exact nature of Paul’s thorn. Since Paul described his thorn as being “in the flesh”, the general consensus and belief among speculators is that …

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Jul 28 2012

Sunday Morning Sermon – A Call to Prayer

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A Call to Prayer by J. C. Ryle I have a question to offer you. It is contained in three words, Do you pray? The question is one that none but you can answer. Whether you attend public worship or not, your minister knows. Whether you have family prayers in your house or not, your …

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Aug 18 2010

Faith and Prayer

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There have been times in my life where I need a push or kick in the pants to get me going in the right direction.  A few weeks ago, I experienced just such a “push.” The other night at 3:00 a.m. I was woken from a sound sleep.  Turns out that I forgot to close …

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