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What it Means to Pray in Jesus’ Name — 3 Points

  Just before the end of Jesus’ life on earth He began to teach His disciples to pray in His name. He wanted them to know that even though He was physically going to leave them, He would soon be … Continue reading

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Prayer Is Much Like Worry But Very Different

  In our church service today the sermon was on worry, from Philippians 4:1-9.  One of the points the pastor made is that worry is much like prayer. I was immediately intrigued. He said that in both worry and prayer … Continue reading

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What is Importune Prayer? 6 Answers

  True prayer is prayer with importunity.  The word “importunity” is a King James word used in Luke 11:8.  It is translated now in most other versions as “persistence,” however I think importunity is really a fuller and better word.  Well, here in five points, is … Continue reading

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How to Get God’s Attention: 3 Ideas

  The whole idea of petition is to approach God’s throne to try to get Him to hear us so that He may give us what we desire.  This is one of the chief principles of prayer, and it is … Continue reading

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Why do we need to pray with confidence?

Why do we need to pray with confidence? God knows we are human. Why can’t we just pray the way we want? This is an important question. I suppose we could pray any way we want, but where would it … Continue reading

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Jesus Prayed When His Soul Was Troubled — John 12:27-28

Though Jesus was fully God, He was also fully human and in need of constant prayer. Jesus prayed the following prayer on the second day of the Passover feast, the day after His triumphal entry.   John 12:27-28 “Now My … Continue reading

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5 Biblical Reasons Why Answers to Prayer Are Important

  There are many reasons why God wants us to receive answers from Him when we pray. Here are five biblical reasons:    1.  God has made it our nature to ask in prayer in order that we may receive. … Continue reading

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