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Earnest Prayer: a study of the Greek word energeo

Energeo.  We said earlier that earnestness, by the word ektenos, conveyed the idea of not relaxing in effort.  Well, energeo carries on that idea but goes further.  Energeo brings the idea of work being efficient, effective and productive.  In prayer … Continue reading

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Eight Groups of People We Should Pray For

Paul wrote, “first of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men” (I Timothy 2:1).  We see from this verse that there is a sense in which our prayers must … Continue reading

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Six Reasons to Be Holy

 1.  To be like God.  God created man and woman in His own image, according to His likeness (Gen. 1:26).  This of course included His holiness.  God wanted all mankind to be holy like Himself.  After the fall of man … Continue reading

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Abiding in Christ: Eight Things a Christian Does to Keep Himself Abiding

The following article is an excerpt from this book.   The key to answered prayer is to abide in Christ and to let His words abide in us.  In John 15:7 it says, “If you abide in Me, and My words … Continue reading

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