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How to Pray with Earnestness — 3 Steps

God has given us prayer, a vehicle to call upon Him, because He knows that we will always have needs. We have little needs, average size needs, and sometimes huge needs.  Sometimes our needs can wait, but sometimes our needs … 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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Jesus’ Last Prayers were Simple, Direct and Earnest

 Just after Jesus’ prayer, in John 17, He and His disciples went out to the Mount of Olives. And when they came to a place named Gethsemane (The Garden of Gethsemane), He told His disciples to sit and wait for … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Keep Yourself in the Spirit and Prepared for Christ’s Coming

Originally posted on Studying Bible Prophecy:
? In Ephesians 6:18 it says, With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit…. Also in 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 it says, Rejoice always; 17 pray without ceasing; 18 in everything…

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Hezekiah’s Tears Touched God — 2 Kings 20:2-3

  During the time period that Assyria was invading Judah, Hezekiah became mortally ill.  And Isaiah came and gave him a message from God that he would die. But Hezekiah “turned his face to the wall and prayed to the … Continue reading

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Earnest Prayer That Brought Rain after Three and One Half Years of Drought

            Here is that earnest prayer that brought rain after three and one half years of drought.   1 Kings 18:42  So Ahab went up to eat and drink. And Elijah went up to the … Continue reading

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The Cries of Elijah in Prayer Brings Dead Child to Life

  1 Kings 17: 20, 21 Then he cried out to the LORD and said, “O LORD my God, have You also brought tragedy on the widow with whom I lodge, by killing her son?” 21 And he stretched himself … Continue reading

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