Category Archives: Prayer

Effective Fervent Prayer (2 of 2)

by William J. Stewart Last week, we considered Elijah, the wonderful example which James uses to demonstrate effective fervent prayer. This week, I want us to look at the context of James 5, and see this inspired man’s musings on … Continue reading

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Effective Fervent Prayer (1 of 2)

by William J. Stewart There are several occasions when events which took place in the Old Testament are used as lessons in faith for us in the New Testament. Consider the faith of Abraham, as he was willing to give … Continue reading

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The Prayer Of Jabez

by William J. Stewart Amidst a list of the names of the family of Judah, we find what has come to be called in our modern day, ‘The Prayer of Jabez.’ The text reads: Now Jabez was more honorable than … Continue reading

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Lessons From Jesus’ Prayer At Gethsemane

by Jim Mickells The apostle Paul said, “pray without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17). If there was ever a person who exemplified this in his life it certainly would be our Lord. He taught His disciples how to pray (Luke 11:1-4). Parables … Continue reading

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Exceedingly Abundantly Above…

William J. Stewart | Texts To Pause & Ponder On One of the things that stands out for me in the book of Ephesians is how emphatic the apostle Paul is. In each chapter, there are statements where he employs adverbs … Continue reading

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The Uniqueness of the New Testament Church

by William J. Stewart This past week, I received an interesting e-mail from a visitor to our web site, in which I was accused of being disobedient to the Lord and of hypocrisy, because I pray openly in church. Needless … Continue reading

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