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Praying Through the Bible

The Lord’s Prayer: A Practical Guide, Part 4 (Praying Through the Bible #127)

Published February 16, 2015

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 in a series of messages titled “Praying Through the Bible: A Series on Every Passage and Verse Regarding […]

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The Lord’s Prayer: A Practical Guide, Part 3 (Praying Through the Bible #126)

Published February 4, 2015

Click here to download audio. 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 […]

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The Lord’s Prayer: A Practical Guide, Part 2 (Praying Through the Bible #125)

Published January 28, 2015

Click here to download audio. 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 began taking a closer look at the six parts of […]

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The Lord’s Prayer: A Practical Guide, Part 1 (Praying Through the Bible #124)

Published January 21, 2015

Click here to download audio. 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 just wrapped up a mini-series titled 10 Prayer Principles of the Lord Jesus Christ. […]

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10 Prayer Principles of the Lord Jesus Christ, Part 8 (Praying Through the Bible #123)

Published January 14, 2015

Click here to listen/download MP3. 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 in a series of messages titled “Praying Through the Bible: A Series on […]

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10 Prayer Principles of the Lord Jesus Christ, Part 7 (Praying Through the Bible #122)

Published January 8, 2015

Listen to/download audio Praying Through the Bible #122 TEXT: Matthew 6:1-8 1 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. 2 Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: 4 That thine […]

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10 Prayer Principles of the Lord Jesus Christ, Part 6 (Praying Through the Bible #121)

Published December 31, 2014

Click here to download audio: Part A | Part B TEXT: Matthew 6:1-8 1 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. 2 Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: 4 […]

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10 Prayer Principles of the Lord Jesus Christ, Part 5 (Praying Through the Bible #120)

Published December 24, 2014

Click here to download audio. TEXT: Matthew 6:1-8 1 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. 2 Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: 4 That thine alms may be […]

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10 Prayer Principles of the Lord Jesus Christ, Part 4 (Praying Through the Bible #119)

Published December 17, 2014

Click here to download audio. TEXT: Matthew 6:1-8 1 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. 2 Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: 4 That thine alms may be […]

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10 Prayer Principles of the Lord Jesus Christ, Part 3 (Praying Through the Bible #118)

Published December 10, 2014

Click here to download audio. TEXT: Matthew 6:1-8 1 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. 2 Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: 4 That thine alms may be […]

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10 Prayer Principles of the Lord Jesus Christ, Part 2 (Praying Through the Bible #117)

Published December 3, 2014

Click here to download audio. TEXT: Matthew 6:5-8 5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. 7 But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the […]

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10 Prayer Principles of the Lord Jesus Christ, Part 1 (Praying Through the Bible #116)

Published November 26, 2014

Listen to the audio version: Click Here TEXT: Matthew 6:5-8 5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. 7 But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, […]

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Why We Ought to Pray for Our Enemies, Part 3 (Praying Through the Bible #115)

Published November 19, 2014

Click here to download audio. 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 to imagine how centuries of hatred and animosity between the two people groups have built up to the ongoing conflict that we see happening in Israel today. It is in a similar era of conflict and animosity that Jesus Christ gave His command to love and […]

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Why We Ought to Pray for Our Enemies, Part 2 (Praying Through the Bible #114)

Published November 13, 2014

Listen to the audio version: Click Here TEXT: Matthew 5:43-48 43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; 45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. 46 For […]

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Why We Ought to Pray for Our Enemies, Part 1 (Praying Through the Bible #113)

Published November 5, 2014

Listen to the audio version: Click Here TEXT: Matthew 5:43-48 43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; 45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. 46 For […]

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Prayer: Exciting, Encouraging, Engaging (Lessons from Earth’s Golden Age, Part 3) (Praying Through the Bible #112)

Published October 29, 2014

Listen to the audio version: Click Here TEXT: Zechariah 8:20-22: “Thus saith the Lord of hosts; It shall yet come to pass, that there shall come people, and the inhabitants of many cities: And the inhabitants of one city shall go to another, saying, Let us go speedily to pray before the Lord, and to seek the Lord of hosts: I will go also. Yea, many people and strong nations shall come to seek the Lord of hosts in Jerusalem, and to pray before the Lord.” In this mini-series, looking at three verses that are part of a prophetic passage […]

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Prayer: Exciting, Encouraging, Engaging (Lessons from Earth’s Golden Age, Part 2) (Praying Through the Bible #111)

Published October 22, 2014

Listen to the audio version: Click Here TEXT: Zechariah 8:20-22: “Thus saith the Lord of hosts; It shall yet come to pass, that there shall come people, and the inhabitants of many cities: And the inhabitants of one city shall go to another, saying, Let us go speedily to pray before the Lord, and to seek the Lord of hosts: I will go also. Yea, many people and strong nations shall come to seek the Lord of hosts in Jerusalem, and to pray before the Lord.” Last week, we began looking at three verses that are part of a prophetic […]

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Prayer: Exciting, Encouraging, Engaging (Lessons from Earth’s Golden Age, Part 1) (Praying Through the Bible #110)

Published October 15, 2014

Listen to the audio version: Click Here TEXT: Zechariah 8:20-22: “Thus saith the Lord of hosts; It shall yet come to pass, that there shall come people, and the inhabitants of many cities: And the inhabitants of one city shall go to another, saying, Let us go speedily to pray before the Lord, and to seek the Lord of hosts: I will go also. Yea, many people and strong nations shall come to seek the Lord of hosts in Jerusalem, and to pray before the Lord.” The three verses that we are looking at today are part of a prophetic […]

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God Wants Realness Not Ritual in Prayer and Fasting, Part 4 (Praying Through the Bible #109)

Published October 9, 2014

Listen to the audio version: Click Here TEXT: Zechariah 7:8-14 8 And the word of the Lord came unto Zechariah, saying, 9 Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew mercy and compassions every man to his brother: 10 And oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart. 11 But they refused to hearken, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they should not hear. 12 Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest […]

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God Wants Realness Not Ritual in Prayer and Fasting, Part 3 (Praying Through the Bible #108)

Published October 1, 2014

Listen to the audio version: Click Here 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 us. If we are honest with ourselves, we know that our hearts are not really into what we are doing. Over the past two weeks we have looked at the issue of ritualism in our prayer life. God addressed this issue with the Israelites […]

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