Teach Us How To Pray

Matthew 6:5-13 There may be no more familiar prayer in the entire world than the Lord's Prayer. It does not seem to matter where you go in the world; if you were to invite people to repeat those words with you the vast majority of people could say them.

Prelude to Power

Acts 4:31 Prayer is a sacred covenant. We usually associate it with solemnity and holy words. Of course, there are humorous situations which come with it.

The Silence of God

The Silence of God Psalm 22:1-2 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from the words of my groaning? O my God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer. Few Christians have chronicled their stru

Jesus and Prayer: Programming the God Machine?

Jesus and Prayer: Programming the God Machine? Mark 1:35-39 Several years ago my wife and I had the privilege of renting a little house in the middle part of France around Tours. We arrived on a Friday, and after we unpacked and became familiar with the hou

Faith on Earth?

Faith on Earth? (February, 2003 POL) Topic: Prayer Author: Rick Brand, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Henderson, NC Title: Faith on Earth? Text: Luke 18:1-8 Edward Bennett Williams is one of those distinguished lawyers who comes from one of those blue blood families who end up heading up lo