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Prayers For a Christian Worker

The structure of a person’s prayer will vary from time to time. During times of victory praise and thanks may dominate. When adversity and opposition come petition may become the main emphasis of prayer (John Lathrop) Followers of Jesus are supposed to pray, the Lord Himself told us that (Matt. 6:5). The early disciples were people of prayer (Acts 1:14).…
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Accept One Another

Differences can separate people from one another, acceptance of one another is one of the first steps along the road to unity. (John Lathrop)   The apostle Paul wrote “Accept one another” (Rom. 15:7 NIV). In the remainder of the verse he went on to say that the recipients of the letter should accept one another in the same way…
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Ministering By Gift

We as believers need to be careful. At times we can lose sight of the important truth that the ministry we have comes from God. (John Lathrop) “A man can receive only what is given him from heaven” John 3:27 (NIV) The words above are those of John the Baptist, John is an interesting biblical character. From a purely human…
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Prophecy: A Gift With Multiple Uses

  Prophecy is a multipurpose gift; God can use it to accomplish a number of His Kingdom purposes (John Lathrop) Recently I came across an interesting statement by missionary Rolland Baker. He pointed out that the gift of prophecy can do much to help the cause of missions; it can open the hearts of unbelievers, call people into missions, and…
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The Prayer of Jesus

the prayer of Jesus is very comprehensive; it applies to believers from the first century, right on through to the end of church history (John Lathrop) In John 17 we find the longest recorded prayer of Jesus; the apostle John, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, included it in his gospel. In fact, it is preserved for us only…
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Request Denied

There are times when we should be thankful that the Lord does not give us what we ask for. (John Lathrop) Unanswered prayer. We’ve all experienced it. What we really mean when we speak of unanswered prayer is that we did not receive the answer we asked for. People in the Bible also had this experience. I am not talking…
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