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Three Reasons Why We Should Pray With Earnestness?

  We could probably come up with several reasons to pray with earnestness.  Here are three that stand out to me. First of all, we should pray with earnestness because of our great need for God.  Truth has gone out … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Great Prayer of Compassion: “Father Forgive Them”

  Luke 23:34a Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.”   At the beginning of Jesus’ crucifixion, I suppose just after the soldiers had nailed Him to the cross and stood it up, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Masterful Prayer (in John 17): 4 Things We Can Learn From It

  Here is a masterful prayer. There is no doubt that we could learn much from it. But I want to focus on just four things: that the requests are specific and definite; that His prayers are purposeful; that they … 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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Jesus, at Times, Prayed and Thanked His Father Publically

Consider the following two prayers of Jesus:    Matthew 11:25-26 At that time Jesus answered and said, “I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and prudent and have revealed … Continue reading

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Following in His Steps: Part 2a — Observing Jesus’ Example of Service

I previously wrote a short review of the book, In His Steps, by Charles Sheldon.  I told how the book has deeply affected me and how I now feel led to do this bible study on the subject of following … Continue reading

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What Do We Yield To, Jesus or the World?

  As a Christian it should always be our aim to yield ourselves to God.  But if we don’t yield ourselves to God then we will yield ourselves to Satan, the devil (Rom. 6:13, 16, 19).  There are no other … Continue reading

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