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The Great Demand for Importune Prayer

  From what I have discovered from my study, there seems to be two main aspects of importune prayer: it is urgent, and it has a dogged persistence.  Each of these has their own demands.  Urgency is demanded because of … Continue reading

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The Importune Prayers of Two Holy Men, Abraham and Moses

  In this blog post we will take a look at the importune prayers of two holy men—Abraham and Moses.   Abraham’s prayer, from Genesis 18:22-33  Then the men turned away from there and went toward Sodom, while Abraham was … Continue reading

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Importunity in Prayer–From Two Biblical Stories

  Generally speaking importune prayer is persistent prayer and demanding prayer. Read these two biblical stories and then please check out my brief findings.   The healing of a Canaanite woman’s daughter—Matthew 15:21-28   Then Jesus went out from there and … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer: Its Form

  The prayer is arranged in three main parts: the address—“Our Father who is in heaven,” six petitions, and the doxology. We will focus, in this blog, on the six petitions.   The Six Petitions As for the six petitions, … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer: Its Sources

  Someone once said to me, “None of us really has any original thoughts.  Whatever we think and say and write, we have heard from someone else, or have read it somewhere.”  If we look at Jesus in His humanity … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer: Its Two Settings

The study of prayer would not be complete without examining the Lord’s Prayer. It is no doubt the most comprehensive piece of work on prayer ever composed.  Here in this very short prayer Jesus has woven every possible principle of … Continue reading

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3 Things to Pray That the Holy Spirit Will Do For Us

Let us pray that the Holy Spirit will do these three things for us and in us:   1.  Bring us into communion with God Since we know that God is spirit and that He is omnipresent, we can be … Continue reading

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