Defiant Prayer (2 of 2)

Introduction Prayer is the most undervalued resource of the church. The Bible teaches us that all the blessings that God wants to bestow on us, he does so through prayer. Prayer is the conduit by which hi...

Teach Us to Pray

"Lord, teach us to pray" (Luke 11:1) We live and develop physically by exercise. We are saved by faith, but we must work out our salvation by doing the things God wills. The more we do for God, the more God ...

Democracy’s Day

"And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." — John 8:32 Editor's Note: This message was first delivered in 1921. The nations of the world had just went through what was thought to be t...

Thy Kingdom Come: The Prayer that Changes the World

The Lord's Prayer can be rote, or it can become a divine force unleashing God's glorious blessing. How is "Thy kingdom come" a prayer that literally changes the world? Pray then like this: "Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come" (Matt. 6:9-10).

Pray For The Preacher

Ephesians 6:19-20 The preaching life is a life of temptations and dangers, not the least of which is the temptation to think you're more important than you really are. None of us is irreplaceable. It's the message that's essential, not the messenger. As long as the preacher re

Answers for Unanswered Prayer

Chaplain Max Helton prayed with Dale Earnhardt just prior to the 2001 Daytona 500. Earnhardt said, "Pray that I'll be able to drive with wisdom." In that very race, Earnhardt lost his life in a final lap crash.

Prayer and Worship: Third in a series on 1 & 2 Timothy

1 Timothy 2:1 First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone. We have just completed our "24-Hour Prayer Vigil." And now we are participating in our three services of worship, including the sacrament of the Lord's Supper. How app