Watch and Pray, Matt 26:41

In Matt 26:41, the Lord’s instruction to his disciples in the garden of Gethsemane was not just to pray, but to watch and pray.  This watch is like a sentry on watch.  So, like a sentry, we need to be ready to respond to any situation with prayer no matter...

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Pray for Others, 1 Sam 12:23

Pray for Others 1 Sam. 12:23 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO As a judge in Israel, Samuel considered the failure to pray for others in Israel a sin.  Samuel said, “God forbid that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you…” [1 Sam 12:23].  Perhaps, it is not...

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The Importance of Thanksgiving, Ps 100:4-5

The Importance of Thanksgiving Ps.100: 4-5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This is the season of giving.  Decorations for Christmas are on display and you have already begun shopping for loved ones and friends.  In giving you will undoubtedly experience the blessing of which Paul spoke when he quoted Jesus in Acts...

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Effectual Intercessory Prayers, Jas 5:16

In Jas 5:16 we are told to pray for one another.  This is called intercessory prayer.  We intercede during prayer meeting for loved ones and missionaries.  But how do we know that these are effectual intercessory prayers?  How do we know that God hears us and is willing to answer? ...

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The Holy Ghost in You, Rom 8:16

The Holy Ghost in You Rom. 8:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you get saved, you have the Holy Ghost in you.  There are several things he does in you.  We’ll deal with a few of the more important ones.  The Holy Ghost in you: Assures you – Rom 8:16 –...

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Why Samuel Prayed, 1 Sam 12:23

In 1 Sam 12:23, Samuel said to the people of Israel, “God forbid that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you”.   Today, we’re going to discuss why Samuel prayed for them. In this chapter, Samuel is essentially resigning as judge of Israel, since they...

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So Much The More Prayer, Heb 10:4-25

In anticipation of the Lord’s return Paul exhorted us to do some things so much the more, Heb 10:25.  Paul wrote in Heb 10:24, And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works.  Prayer is good work.  In Col 4:12 Paul noted that Epaphras was...

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Assemble Together in Church, Heb 10:25

According to Heb 10:25, we are to assemble together in church, and so much the more as we see the day approaching. If Auré were to minister in Réunion Island, would it be necessary for him to gather new believers to assemble together in church? When we were in Réunion...

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Others, Phil 2:4

The best way to keep going when you’re ready to quit is to follow the instruction of Paul in Phil 2:4.  “Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others”.  When you look on the things of others, you get your mind...

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Intercessory Prayer III, 1Sam 12:23

1 Sam 12:23 Intercessory Prayer III CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Intercessory prayer can be very difficult because it is for others and not for ourselves and so we don’t have the same urgency when we approach the throne of grace on their behalf.  Furthermore, there are some other problems: Forgetfulness –...

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