Sermons on Prayer

7 Mark 8 How does the Kingdom of God Grow?

Sermon Outline Have you ever forgotten something? (Mk 8:14-15, 7:36, 5:43) Leaven What is it? How does it work? What does it accomplish? What is important for us to keep in mind is that ancient leaven involved something that seemed small, trivial, even minute/unseeable, but it resulted in the entire batch of dough being transformed……

6 Praying Scripture Mt 6:9-13

Sermon Outline   Importance of Praying Scripture To pray the Scriptures is to tap into the very heart and desire of God Some examples: Mary’s Magnificat (Lk 1:46-55) // Hannah’s prayer (1Sam 2:1-10) Believer’s Prayer for Boldness (Acts 4:23-31) // Gen 1, Ps 2, et al. The Lord’s Prayer (Mt 6:9-13) The OT Background to…

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…