Isn’t that example a mandate for us. Give each young person a copy of the prayer survey. it is a grand thing thus to be made fit again, with joints all oiled, and muscles all braced, and nerves all strung, for the battle of life. Judas (not Iscariot) said to Him, Lord, what then has happened that You are going to disclose Yourself to us and not to the world? To say a prayer is not to pray; Aschanius taught his parrot the Lord's Prayer. So also, if it be not in the strength and assistance of the Spirit, it is but like the sons of Aaron, offering with strange fire (Lev 10:1,2). He used His dying breath to pray for others and commit Himself to God. Not only because by him he overcame his enemies, but because through him he found favour with God the Father. Power Through Prayer, E. M. Bounds, John Newton, 1779; HENDON 7.7.7.7.rep; Henri A Cesar Marlan, 1827. Their burnt offerings and sacrifices will be accepted on my altar, for my temple will be known as a temple where all nations may pray.’ The sovereign Lord says this, the one who gathers the dispersed of Israel: ‘I will still gather them up.’” Here we have again the temple, or “house of God,” associated with prayer, but it includes more than the Israelites. A church that prays in the lonely nights will see the blessings on Sunday mornings. The resulting revival becomes, therefore, nothing but a little display of fireworks! Then in 1987, perestroika began and Russia’s Communist government crumbled. Jesus identifies the object of the Father’s giving as “the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?” Just as Abraham had the person of God as His reward, which is infinitely better that all material and family blessings, so we can have the person of the Holy Spirit as our very own, which is infinitely better than all other things combined. The “but” of Eph 2 and the “but” of Acts 12 illustrate both the divine and human energies involved in advancing the Kingdom of God. There are great needs today, will you be one that will pray. How soon we forget where our blessings come from. Count Zinzendorf made a penitential confession in the name of the congregation. I am delighted with this philosopher’s way of thinking; he has done me a singular honor: by the largeness of his request he shows the high idea he has conceived both of my superior wealth and my royal munificience.’”, We can dishonor God by asking too little. Some-thing’s gonna happen like the world has never known. “ Our own church stands out like an almost solitary green islet in the midst of a dark, dark, sea; one bright pearl in the depths of an ocean of discord and confusion. Inhabit our praises, today Lord. Dear God, We come today to bow our heads and open this meeting in prayer. The very next day I began hearing about Chernobyl.’. <> The Moravian community was moved to repentance for its divisions, and on August 13, 1727 they experienced a powerful outpouring of the Holy Spirit. If we do not have it privately or publicly who's fault will it be. Every congregation enjoying an outpouring of the Spirit, is a congregation revived and alive to the prayer meeting. 4. --but that's the subject of our next issue. Christ’s resurrection proves He has the power to fulfill His promises. The reason we do not pray as we ought is because we do not enjoy prayer as we ought. John, the loving disciple, who prayed for his friend Gaius, that he might have soul prosperity. In Provision 3. Trust even when there’s risk of embarrassment and failure. Christians were not allowed to worship God freely, and many lost their lives as a result of their faith. Prayer acrostics are step-by-step guides to your prayer time. Or if he shall ask an egg, will he give him a scorpion? Lifeless prayer is no more prayer than the picture of a man is a man. Paul and Silas were experiencing the same thing that the other disciples had as recorded in Acts 5:41 “So they went on their way from the presence of the Council, rejoicing that they had been considered worthy to suffer shame for His name.” Our text says they “were praying and singing hymns of praise to God.” What were they praising God for? If we are not in earnest, why should God bestir Himself? A real prayer meeting is not a Bible Study. 15 Let them give thanks to the Lord for his loyal love, and for the amazing things he has done for people! Count Zinzendorf looked upon that August 13th as "a day of the outpourings of the Holy Spirit upon the congregation; it was its Pentecost.". It is the climax of God’s dealing with Abraham, known as the Father of the faithful. In every case, His denial issued in greater blessing. But then many more hear and they too come. Bill Bright gives the following story in Changing the World Through Prayer, leaders guide p 22. We shall find Him when we seek with all our hearts. When we keep alive and cherish a praying spirit; and can, upon all opportunities, draw near to God, with full souls and with lively and vigorous affections: this is to "pray without ceasing." Every Christian needs to pray this prayer. Secondly, There is a prayer brought about in men by the work of the Holy Spirit, Zech. The Spirit imparts a sense of sonship and acceptance that creates freedom and confidence in the presence of God. But the influences of the Spirit are humbling and sanctifying. Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.”, 6. Peter teaches us that we are “a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;” 1 Peter 2:9 “A royal priesthood” is body of priests that intercede for others with royal dignity. And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. As far as my understanding of these things goes, intercessory prayer is the finest and most exacting kind of work that it is possible for men to perform. A sense of the want of mercy, by reason of the danger of sin. But because they at all times are not so wise, but that sometimes Satan may get that advantage of them, as to tempt them to pray for that which, if they had it, would neither prove to God's glory nor his people's good. Such longings for heart purity, revival power and the person of Jesus are the marks of a healthy and normal Christian life. There are many people who would like to light the fuse. But it becomes apparent, often during a revival, and especially afterwards, that there was much human power and but little divine power in the work that was done. It's human nature to begin praying by making requests of God, but for now, ask the group to refrain from intercession. Peter Boehler, a Moravian missionary in England, counseled John Wesley, later leader of the Revival in England, leading to his conversion. Our birth from above gives us a ““spiritual”” and a Godly nature. Hard to believe it, but He said it and it is true. 2. 3. 2 Tim 4:6,7 “For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come. It begins ”And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there: And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. Pray if thou canst with hope, but ever pray. It is not only that we all have a great weakness for the praise of others, but the fact that our work is appreciated and valued is a remarkable stimulant to us. It takes a lot of faithful “behind the scenes” praying to make visible victory like Elijah’s or Paul’s. A lesson by contrast showing that the Father will give us the one thing needed in verses 11-13. Phil 1:9-11 "And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment; That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ; Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God." “Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. And forgive us our sins; for we ourselves also forgive every one that is indebted to us. They were praying in “the prayer meetings” with steadfast devotion. And say, through all life's swelling tide, "And let us not be weary in welldoing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not." For everyone who asks, receives; and he who seeks, finds; and to him who knocks, it will be opened.” Luk 11:5-10, When did the interceding man stop asking—when he received what he needed. Ideas for Prayer Meetings; Ideas for Prayer Meetings. Persuade all the brethren to pray aloud. "The revivals which took place under his labors where numerous and where characterized by a depth and power seldom seen." To ''pray without ceasing,'' is to improve all occasions, at every turn, to be darting up our souls unto God in holy meditations and ejaculations. The Father gives. When Jesus was on earth His command was “Follow me...” now while He is temporarily in Heaven the command is “Abide in me...” Abiding in Christ is a spiritual relationship that we have with Jesus, also the Father and the Spirit. Let’s not forget that we are praying to a tri-person God. ‘In My name’...Taken together the three groups of verses show that in my name somehow conditions prayer offered to both the Father and the Lord Jesus.” The God Who Hears, Bingham Hunter, p 193 Three things are done in Jesus name: 1.We ask the Father, 2. Hunt, “This kind of prayer is perhaps the noblest of all. This, then, is the missionary’s lever; he begins with the prayer-meeting. Our Lord said “laborers” not hired professionals. "If ye shall ask anything in my name"; "whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, I will do it" (John 14:13,14). That which is done from a sense of duty (obedience) soon becomes delight. 20 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, 21 unto him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus unto all generations for ever and ever. ‘But you will chase your enemies and they will fall before you by the sword; five of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall before you by the sword. A “prayer meeting starter” is a short Bible study on the subject of prayer, designed to get the pray-ers focused on the task at hand and to give the Holy Spirit an opportunity to prepare us for prayer. We concur in his impartial judgment. When we are praying (privately or corporately), it would be good to follow these topics in the order that Jesus has given them. It is the God of our salvation. It is doing something in and to the one praying. who knows its full extent? The theologians call this original sin. Mark 11:24 “Therefore I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you.”, We must be right with our brother. Duty is not the highest of motives, but it is a legitimate one and a good one. Two of those occurrences compliment our text. How limitless are the possibilities of prayer when we have such a mighty, loving Helper! This is the gate of heaven!’ Early in the morning Jacob took the stone he had placed near his head and set it up as a sacred stone. Holy Spirit, breathe on me, My stubborn will subdue; Teach me in words of living flame, What Christ would have me do. To love or revere deeply. Hear God’s Voice Prayer Heavenly Father, thank you that you are the source of all true joy in life. ?” “I don’t know what to say.” “Talk to God?” “I don’t know what to talk about.” If we haven’t said this we surely have felt it. Give him thanks! It is laborers with warm hearts and flexible wills that get the job done. But I shall speak more to this under the second head; and therefore in the meantime, that which is not petitioned through the teaching and assistance of the Spirit, it is not possible that it should be "according to the will of God (Rom 8:26,27). The basic assumption of James 4:8 “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you” is that there is a something more than the omnipresence of God. “And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Father, Hallowed be thy name. Our experiences are not that much different from David’s, remember, "These things happened to them as examples and were written for our instruction, on whom the ends of the ages have come." It is based in the fact that we are redeemed by the precious blood of Christ and regenerated by the Holy Spirit so as to be holy in His sight and alive with a love for God. Just before my departure at the end of April 1986, headlines shouted the story of a shocking incident that occurred there at a nuclear power plant in a small city named Chernobyl. He excites, encourages, and assists us to call God our Father. I will pray with the spirit and I will pray with the mind also; I will sing with the spirit and I will sing with the mind also.” Paul was so concerned about “corporate prayer” in the Corinthian church that he gave detailed instruction for it. Nothing could be more appropriate than this kind of prayer at this point. Our Lord concludes this lesson with triple emphasis: “Ask--Seek--Knock” and He re-emphasizes it again by saying, “For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.” This teaching is from Jesus the Son of God; it has to be true. 55 Ideas & Prompts for Your Prayer Journal thou hast the words of eternal life.”. The ship of prayer may sail through all temptations, doubts and fears, straight up to the throne of God; and though she may be outward bound with only griefs, and groans, and sighs, she shall return freighted with a wealth of blessings! Mr. Payson's diary testifies of the power and necessity of prayer for revival. 15,000 deaths annually were a result of alcohol. What is the state of our families and of our churches. 8 Let them give thanks to the Lord for his loyal love, and for the amazing things he has done for people! This again sets the soul all on a flame. Sweet Hour of PrayerSweet hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer, That calls me from a world of care, And bids me at my Father’s throne, Make all my wants and wishes known!In seasons of distress and grief,My soul has often found relief, And oft escaped the tempter’s snareBy thy return, sweet hour of prayer.Sweet hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer,The joys I feel, the bliss I shareof those whose anxious spirits burn with strong desires for thy return!With such I hasten to the placeWhere God, my Saviour, shows his face,and gladly take my station there,and wait for thee, sweet hour of prayer.Sweet hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer,thy wings shall my petition bearTo Him, whose truth and faithfulnessEngage the waiting soul to bless:And since he bids me seek his face,Believe his word, and trust his grace,I’ll cast on him my every care, and wait for thee,Sweet hour of prayer.By William W. Walford 1842. And glory shall descend sometime, somewhere. A “prayer meeting starter” is a short Bible study on the subject of prayer, designed to get the pray-ers focused on the task at hand and to give the Holy Spirit an opportunity to prepare us for prayer. It is not at all amiss to let two or even three competent brethren succeed each other without a pause, but this must be done judiciously; and if one of the three should become prolix (gabby or long-winded), let the pause come in as soon as he has finished. Following is a listing of some of the attributes of God. We should pray knowing that we not alone in our approach to God but that we come to God with others. Only a resurrected and powerful Jesus can give all things we ask in prayer. “An Old Testament illustration of how God uses His Word to encourage us to pray is found in Daniel 9:1-23... Daniel lived at a time when the nation of Israel was in captivity. The exiles, gathered at Herrnhut, had come to a conviction of their own sinfulness, need, and helplessness. As we come to pray and worship our God, let’s be reminded of the great things our God has done for us and be faithful and not grow weary in prayer and praise. So, here, "Pray without ceasing:" that is, observe a constant course of prayer, at fixed and appointed times; still keeping yourselves from any superstitious observations. “Not that we have lordship over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for in faith ye stand fast.” 2 Cor 1:24, “There is nothing wrong with asking for ourselves, if we ask last.” Remember the principle, “So the last shall be first, and the first last.” Mt 20:16 The Bible commands us “draw near with boldness unto the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and may find grace to help us in time of need.” Heb 4:16 Jesus commands us to “ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be made full.” John 16:24 How can we refuse to do what will give us full joy. Never do we find a command to say “in Jesus name” in our prayers. There was a widow in that city, and she kept coming to him, saying, ‘Give me legal protection from my opponent.’ For a while he was unwilling; but afterward he said to himself, ‘Even though I do not fear God nor respect man, yet because this widow bothers me, I will give her legal protection, otherwise by continually coming she will wear me out.’” Luk 18:1-6. But, the more that died, the more that volunteered to go to replace them. But there was no stopping the influx. “We had hardly checked into our hotel in Warsaw before I was asking my questions. The leader should pay close attention to your time and transition the group through the … Let us look at the first lesson in our Lord’s teaching on praying. Now, the great want of the Church in all times is the power of the Holy Ghost. Mark ye here, "My soul longeth," it longeth, it longeth, &c. O what affection is here discovered in prayer! He was looking at the increase of his boarders as a spiritual enlargement. They launched a missionary society in a time when Protestant missions were unknown. That is, if we really believe. The highest form of prayer is intercession for others, and the most effective ministry is that which we exercise for other’s benefit. “Pray? We are “seated with Him in the heavenly places” and this certainly must imply “heavenly functions” as well. Ma 24:42 “Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.” Mat 26:41 “Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”, 3. The Prayer Meeting and Its History, J. 1. Samuel Chadwick, Heinrich Held, ca. What Are the Uses of the Prayer-meeting? I will not ask His presence and aid in the hour of death. We do this through the holy spirit, who is the breath of our life..." A. Murray, Repairing, where He judged us, prostrate fall, Humbly our faults, and pardon beg; with tears, Watering the ground, and with our sighs the air. We have found that a normal dedicated college student can easily commit to a 1 or 2 hour prayer meeting. Amen.”. The words are not magical nor a secret pass code or an expression that especially gets God’s attention. What we need more than anything else today in our own land and in all lands, is a real, mighty outpouring of the Spirit of God. “First of all, then, I urge that requests, prayers, intercessions, and thanks be offered on behalf of all people.” 1 Timothy 2:1. There are three ways to fulfill the Great Commission: 1. God deserves praise, for he did not reject my prayer or abandon his love for me!” Ps 66:18-20. 23 I tell you the truth, if someone says to this mountain, Be lifted up and thrown into the sea, and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it will be done for him. It is broadened to include ‘foreigners who become followers of the Lord...for my temple will be known as a temple where all nations may pray.’” God intends His temple “the house of God” to have prayer as a prominent ingredient. He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.”, 3. February 28, "I was favored with great enlargement in prayer. Eph 2:14-18 “For he is our peace, who made both one, and brake down the middle wall of partition, having abolished in the flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; that he might create in himself of the two one new man, so making peace; and might reconcile them both in one body unto God through the cross, having slain the enmity thereby: and he came and preached peace to you that were far off, and peace to them that were nigh: for through him we both have our access in one Spirit unto the Father.”. Intercession is a test as to the genuineness of our motive in prayer. We honor the riches both of His power and love only by large demands.” A. T. Pierson, We remember the story in 2 Kings 13 of Joash the king of Israel who went to see Elisha when the prophet was dying. 1 Corth 2:9 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. We need both aspects of this ministry of the Holy Spirit. When the people of the Lord get down to pray. “If we say we do not bear the guilt of sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us. With the statement comes the question, “Why am I not doing these works?” The solution to the problem is in the text, v 14 “If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.” Here is the solution, “asking in Jesus name.” If we don’t know how to “ask in Jesus Name” then we have our first prayer objective. In v 4 the Lord begins this dialogue. Prayer is the one hand with which we grasp the Invisible; fasting the other, with which we let loose and cast away the visible. I fear that much of our prayer is lost because we do not sufficiently throw our hearts into it. If this is true, what does our kneeling or refusing to kneel say to God. So there is great need for a breathing and filling of the Spirit, when we are to go to the duty of prayer. 12 So he used suffering to humble them; they stumbled and no one helped them up. For the Spirit only knoweth that, and so consequently knoweth how to pray according to that will of God. "It was the burden of his secret prayers that he might be delivered from pride, from self-seeking, from preaching himself instead of Christ Jesus the Lord." It draws the believer out of himself into the lives of others, it enlarges his own soul, expands his interest and increases his sympathies. “I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. “God is faithful, through whom you were called into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.” 1 Co 1:9 Prayer is that fellowship. We speak of you to others in response to your great love for us. And he said to the king of Israel, Put thy hand upon the bow; and he put his hand upon it. The following was written in 1936 and is still true for us today. We have been dumbed down by the TV and newspaper news media. By now the gospel of Jesus’ accomplished work of salvation had spread into Europe and there were “churches” scattered in many cites, none of which needed to be concerned with the temple / Levitical system, it had past away for the new and living way. Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared, and a light shone in the prison cell. God is to be approached in both awe and adoration. What is the attitude of the heart of one that is truly praying? A healthy and spiritual body life involves everyone, each according to his giftedness laboring where the Master wants them. It is inspired having come from our Lord and is infinite having come from our God. What a great compliment and glory it is to God for us to take Him at His word and come with “unreserved & direct speaking.”, 1 Jn 3:21,22 “Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence (parrhesia) toward God. When we come to God united and agreeing in what we ask, we gain a special presence of and power with God.The great day of Pentecost was realized in an atmosphere of unity in prayer. III. To ask for the Spirit is to pray “in Jesus Name.” He told us to do it and when we pray for the Holy Spirit we are acting on His authority. Satan does not loose ground without fighting back. Again, "I am bowed down greatly; I go mourning all the day long" (Psa 38:6). "Now therefore, O our God, hear the prayer of thy servant, and his supplications, and cause thy face to shine upon thy sanctuary that is desolate, for the Lord's sake" (Dan 9:17). Our Lord said “labors” not hired professionals. All these continued together in prayer with one mind, together with the women, along with Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.” Acts 1:12-14 Encourage the attendants to send in special request for prayer as often as they feel constrained to do so. Sincerity is such a grace as runs through all the graces of God in us, and through all the actings of a Christian, and hath the sway in them too, or else their actings are not any thing regarded of God, and so of and in prayer, of which particularly David speaks, when he mentions prayer. The Kneeling Christian, Prayer is an art, which only the Spirit can teach us. Following are articles designed for the leader to use as “starter talks” to begin the prayer meeting. --Mighty Prevailing Prayer, Wesley Duewel, “Intercession is the noblest work God entrusts to us humans.” T.W. Not just the reading of it but the explaining and applying of it to our lives. Kentucky had all but become a criminal state. And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.” also 5:14 “And this is the confidence (parrhesia) that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:” Jesus laid the foundation for this in Jn 15:7 “If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.” This is always the secret to answered prayer, even in the case of Jesus Himself. But the children of God are all alike in the way we become the children of God and the way come to God. Our Lord Jesus teaches us about agreeing together, “Again I say to you, that if two of you agree on earth about anything that they may ask, it shall be done for them by My Father who is in heaven. Nay, do not say unanswered. But “Through prayer God gives humankind the dignity of limited causality.” Pascal God could fulfill the “Great Commission” without our involvement but He gives us the priviledge of being involved, to give, to pray, and to sacrifice for His glory. 8. I do not hear Paul asking Silas, “Brother Silas, please pray for my back it hurts so bad and I am afraid it going to get infected.” Neither do I hear Silas ask, “Brother Paul, these gashes on my head are giving me a migraine and I believe God wants to heal me. But William Carey sailed 60 years after the first Moravian missionaries went to the West Indies. Marsh, 1. There are two things that this text says we get by boldly coming: 1. While posture is not everything, it is something. For example, “Again I say to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask, it will be done for them by My Father in heaven.In Acts the apostles constantly led the people of God to pray together and one of the hallmarks where God is moving around the world in incredible revival is corporate prayer. What prayer is. 23 Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; 24 and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, 25 not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.” Heb 10:19-25, In his reference to “the holy place” the writer is thinking of public and corporate worship, not personal and private times of communion with God. 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