Jesus Christ said, “It is written, My house shall be called a house of prayer.”

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Serving God is Not About Money, Part 2 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 521 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 888 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published August 20, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:19-21 19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: 21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. —– In our last message, we talked about why laying up treasures for ourselves on earth is not a good idea. Jesus reminds us that, on earth, “moth and rust doth corrupt” and “thieves break through and steal.” […]

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Serving God is Not About Money, Part 1 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 518 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 885 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published August 12, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:19-21 19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: 21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. —– The Bible Knowledge Commentary says, “One’s attitude toward wealth is another barometer of righteousness. The Pharisees believed the Lord materially blessed all He loved. They were intent on building great treasures on earth. But treasures built here […]

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How Not to Fast, Part 2 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 513 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 880 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published July 29, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:16-18 16 Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 17 But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; 18 That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly. —– When fasting, we ought not to go about with a sad countenance or disfigured faces so that it can […]

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How Not to Fast, Part 1 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 510 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 877 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published July 22, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:16-18 16 Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 17 But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; 18 That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly. —– Fasting is a Christian discipline that has been practiced since the early days of the church. Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote, […]

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LISTEN: Seeking Forgiveness, Giving Forgiveness, and Repentance, Part 2 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 507 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 874 since Jan. 1, 2016 with Daniel Whyte III)

Published July 15, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:14-15 14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: 15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. —– Chuck Swindoll said, “We are most like beasts when we kill. We are most like men when we judge. We are most like God when we forgive.” Last week, we talked about the importance of forgiveness in the body of Christ and in the larger society. Those who have offended should confess their sins and seek forgiveness. Those who have been offended should be ready […]

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Seeking Forgiveness, Giving Forgiveness, and Repentance, Part 1 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 504 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 871 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published July 8, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:14-15 14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: 15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. —– Henry Ward Beecher said, “Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.” Over the past few years, I have preached on this particular aspect of forgiveness — that we ought to forgive others if we want to be forgiven by God — at least three time sin the past few short years. People are often encouraged to […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 16 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 502 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 869 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published July 1, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. —– The final petition of the Lord’s prayer reveals the underlying purpose of all of our prayers. Why do we […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 15 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 500 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 867 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 29, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. —– Today, we continue looking at the sixth element of the Lord’s prayer — the praise and recognition of God’s […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 14 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 499 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 866 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 28, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. —– We are continuing our in-depth look at the six elements of the Lord’s prayer. As a reminder, those six […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 13 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 497 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 864 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 26, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. —– On yesterday, we talked about the importance of taking seriously Jesus’s command to pray, “Lead us not into temptation, […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 12 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 496 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 863 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 25, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. —– Today, we are continuing our in-depth look at the six elements of what is called the Lord’s prayer. As […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 11 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 495 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 862 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 22, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. —– On yesterday, we began looking at the fourth essential part of The Lord’s Prayer, where Jesus tells us to […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 10 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 494 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 861 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 21, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. —– We are continuing our in-depth look at the six parts of what is called The Lord’s Prayer. As a […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 9 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 492 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 859 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 19, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. —– The third building block of The Lord’s Prayer is asking God for our daily needs. Jesus instructs us to […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 8 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 491 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 858 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 18, 2018

On this Father’s Day, we thank God for being the greatest Father of all and we thank God for giving us good fathers. TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 7 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 488 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 855 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 15, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. —– The first part of the model prayer that the Lord Jesus Christ gave us leads us to praise and […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 6 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 487 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 854 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 14, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. —– The first part of the model prayer that the Lord Jesus Christ gave us commands us to praise and […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 5 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 485 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 852 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 12, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. —– In our last message, we looked at the first part of the six-part structure of The Lord’s Prayer or […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 4 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 484 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 851 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 11, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. As we continue looking at The Lord’s Prayer, or The Disciples’ Prayer, let’s return to the first part of the […]

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How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 3 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign, Day 483 since Jan. 20, 2017 / Day 850 since Jan. 1, 2016)

Published June 10, 2018

TEXT: Matthew 6:9-13 9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. ———- In his commentary on this passage, Alexander Maclaren wrote: “The words of Christ, like the works of God, are […]

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