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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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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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Prayer is Supernatural Work to Open Door for Divine Involvement

  Paul understood that the ministry is a supernatural work, it requires divine involvement. Ministry is not something that can effectively be done by mere human initiative or strength. (John Lathrop) In the last chapter of his letter to the Colossian church the apostle Paul mentions prayer a number of times. He first instructs the recipients of the letter to…
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