Lessons from a Future Prayer (Praying Through the Bible #147)

http://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/286007-lessons-from-a-future-prayer-praying-through-the-bible-147.mp3 TEXT: Matthew 24:15-22 15 When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:) 16 Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains: 17 Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take … Continue reading Lessons from a Future Prayer (Praying Through the Bible #147)

Why We Ought to Pray for Our Enemies (Part 3)

[audio https://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/222394-why-we-ought-to-pray-for-our-enemies-part-3.mp3] Praying Through the Bible #115 TEXT: Matthew 5:43-48 At the beginning of this week, the world was shocked and appalled by the vicious terror attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem that left 5 people dead and 7 others wounded. If we put ourselves in the shoes of the Jews and Palestinians, we might begin … Continue reading Why We Ought to Pray for Our Enemies (Part 3)

Why We Ought to Pray for Our Enemies (Part 2)

[audio https://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/220436-why-we-ought-to-pray-for-our-enemies-part-2.mp3] Praying Through the Bible #114 TEXT: Matthew 5:43-48 Allow me to begin by sharing with you a quote by Matthew Henry on this important text: He said,"The Jewish teachers by 'neighbour' understood only those who were of their own country, nation, and religion, whom they were pleased to look upon as their friends. The … Continue reading Why We Ought to Pray for Our Enemies (Part 2)

Why We Ought to Pray for Our Enemies (Part 1)

[audio https://gospellightminute.buzzsprout.com/3192/218542-why-we-ought-to-pray-for-our-enemies-part-1.mp3] Praying Through the Bible #113 TEXT: Matthew 5:43-47 In the year 1818, Tamatoe, the king of a tribe of one of the South Sea Islands, became a Christian. Some other members of his tribe became Christians as well. Soon thereafter, he discovered a plot among his fellow natives to capture him and the other … Continue reading Why We Ought to Pray for Our Enemies (Part 1)

God Wants Realness Not Ritual in Prayer and Fasting (Part 4)

\ Praying Through the Bible #109 TEXT: Zechariah 7:8-14 Over the past three weeks we have looked at the issue of ritualism in our prayers and in other aspects of our spiritual lives which we all ought to be striving to avoid. The Methodist minister Samuel Chadwick said, “Truth without enthusiasm, morality without emotion, ritual … Continue reading God Wants Realness Not Ritual in Prayer and Fasting (Part 4)

God Wants Realness Not Ritual in Prayer and Fasting (Part 3)

[audio https://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/209013-god-wants-realness-not-ritual-in-prayer-and-fasting-part-3.mp3] Praying Through the Bible #108 TEXT: Zechariah 7:8-14 Many of us have, at times, struggled with going through the motions in our spiritual lives. Perhaps we have struggled with feeling like we are just doing something because that is what we have always done or because it is what we think someone expects of … Continue reading God Wants Realness Not Ritual in Prayer and Fasting (Part 3)

God Wants Realness Not Ritual in Prayer and Fasting

Part 1: [audio https://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/205229-god-wants-realness-not-ritual-in-prayer-and-fasting-part-1.mp3] Part 2: [audio https://www.buzzsprout.com/3192/205230-god-wants-realness-not-ritual-in-prayer-and-fasting-part-2.mp3] Praying Through the Bible #106 TEXT: Zechariah 7:1-7 A Christian man once told the story of how he went to a men's conference to learn how to be a better husband. One of the speakers at the conference was a very well-respected relationship expert, and he gave the men … Continue reading God Wants Realness Not Ritual in Prayer and Fasting