Sermons on Prayer

5 Praying for Discernment Dan 2;1-19

The Song lyrics are included in the youtube post, or you can download this lyric sheet, by clicking on the link to the right: HICC Lyrics 3.29.20 Sermon Outline Introduction (James 1:5, 3:17) Daniel 2 – Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream The Chronology Problem (Dan 2:1) The Dream (Dan 2:1) Dreams in Bible God gave dreams to warn…

3 Bold Authority Matthew 8:5-13

Sermon Outline   Bold Requests The Centurion’s Prayer Request Capernaum, Jesus’ hometown (Mt 4:23, 4:13, 8:14. Lk 7:2-5, Mt 11:23-24) Centurion Statement of Fact (Mt 8:6) My servant – (Mt 2:16, 17:14-21, Lk 7:7) Suffering terribly – (Mt 14:24, Rev 12:2) Is Jesus’ response a statement or a question? (Mt 8:7, 15:24-28) The Centurion’s reply…

Psalm 5 When words are not enough

Sermon Outline Introduction When words aren’t enough (Ps 5:1-2) 3 Sentences and the intensifying parallelism in them The psalmist is praying to his God and King Persistence in seeking relief from God (Ps 5:3a) Hear: a Reason for an assurance of an answer Expectation of an answer (Ps 5:3b) God hates evil and evildoers (Ps…

How to Pray Scripture for yourself and others

Sermon Outline I.              “Christians want to pray, but they don’t know how!” a.    Aside from Laundry List prayer b.    1The 5:16-17 contains 3 plural commands and a reason: II.             A Method for Praying (Like but different from Lk 11:2-4) III.           Example #1: Philippians 1:3-11 a.    Verses 3-5: Thanks & Joy b.    Verse 6: Sanctification c.    Verse 8: Godly affection d.    Verse 9-11                                                i.     Growing Love…

Psalm 55 Reasons for Lament

  Sermon Outline Introduction (Ps 55:0) God feels far away (Ps 55:1-2) Reasons for David’s suffering (Ps 55:3-5, 9-14, 20-21) First: Wicked bring Trouble and harbor a grudge (Ps 55:3, Gen 27:41, 50:4) Second: Fear of death (Ps 55:4-5, 2Sam 15) Third: Violent city full of oppression and fraud (Ps 55:9b-11) Fourth: Betrayed by a…

Fervent Prayer 1Kings 18:41-46

Sermon Outline 1Kings 18:41-46, James 5:16-18 Fervent Prayer   The Context Elijah is God’s Man in control (1Ki 18:41) Ahab is a puppet king (Prov 21:1) Why the command to Go up, eat and drink? Practical breaking of the fast from the events of the day. (Pink, Elijah, p54). Call to celebrate the that drought…