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Does God Hear the Prayers of Lost People? (part 3)

The New Testament stories of Cornelius (Acts 10:1-48) and the tax collector (Luke 18:9-14) shouldn’t surprise us because the fact is, even in the Old Testament we find examples of God responding to the cries of repentant lost people. Israel’s … Continue reading

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Does God Hear the Prayers of Lost People? (part 1)

Acts 10:1-6 tells the story of a man named Cornelius: There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of what was called the Italian Regiment, a devout man and one who feared God with all his household, … Continue reading

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The New Testament, Prayer, & Jesus

The New Testament era officially began with the birth of Jesus. As God in the flesh, He ushered in a new age and revealed God more intimately than any Old Testament Jew could have imagined. The “one” Lord God of … Continue reading

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Should We Pray Silently to Keep Satan From Hearing?

A fellow preacher and I once had an interesting conversation concerning people praying aloud and Satan being able to listen in on those prayers. The question we kicked around was: Is it smarter to pray silently so that Satan and … Continue reading

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The Old Testament’s General Teaching on Prayer

Who prayed true prayers to the true God in the days of the Old Testament? Well, when we are dealing with that part of the Bible we must keep in mind that God didn’t reveal Himself in that era as … Continue reading

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Illegitimate Praying

The Bible tells of many different people praying to many different gods. The Jews from the Old Testament and the Christians from the New Testament prayed to the “LORD” (Yahweh, Jehovah). The false prophets of Elijah’s day prayed to Baal. … Continue reading

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Power Shortage

Here’s an old story, but a good one. An organist was getting ready to play as the church service began. But when he put his hands on the keys, there was no sound. Everyone in the congregation knew that something … Continue reading

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