Sermons from August 2022

Pray Like A Child

PROBLEM It just feels like we can’t find the joy in things, like we are too aware to trust or hope. Everyone has an angle. Unlike our parents , we never believed in anything. Our defining characteristic is cynicism. But that’s a double – edged sword. It protects you from crushing disappointment, but it paralyzes you from doing anything. David Goliath. Answer to prayer I think it would have happened anyways. Pastor Mary. Paul in prison. You cannot go on…

Powerful and Effective Prayer

PROBLEM Powerful and effective prayer is how God extends His kingdom, it’s how he defeats Satan and his empire of darkness and evil, and it’s how God brings His good will on earth. It is God’s means of covering the earth with His blessings. F.B. Meyer –  “The great tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, but unoffered prayer.” In 1952, Albert Einstein at Princeton, What is there left in the world for original dissertation research?  Find out about prayer.…

Never Stop Praying

Some of us lack focus. Some of us lack confidence. Some of us lack faith. Prayer isn’t just an action you do.Prayer is a way that you live. At His baptism. (Lk 3:21-22)  In the morning before heading to Galilee. (Mk 1:35-36)  After healing people. (Lk 5:16)  All night before choosing His disciples. (Lk 6:12-13)  While speaking to the Jewish leaders. (Mt 11:25-26)  Giving thanks to the Father before feeding 5,000. (Jn 6:11, Mt 14:19, Mk 6:41, Lk 9:16)  Before…

God Wants To Answer Your Prayers

PROBLEM – Why we don’t pray and why we should What motivates us to pray? Trouble. Fears: God’s not going to do it. Wonder if God doesn’t want what I want? God wants your best, can you trust him? Is there something you want so bad but you know God doesn’t want that for you? Psalm 88 asks, is God praised for the bad things? Answers to prayer glorify God. GOD – God has a purpose for us and he…