Monthly Archives: March 2011

It shall be done for them

“If two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they ask, it shall be done for them by My Father who is in Heaven”.  (Matthew 18:19)  Rather than my words, this morning, I want you to read … Continue reading

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Gathered together in my Name

When Christians pray, we do so in the Name of Jesus.  It is a thought provoking idea.  Rather than gathering “at the church” or “at Starbucks”, we gather in or into the Name.  Name means reputation or character.  It is … Continue reading

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If two of you shall agree

“If two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything they shall ask, it shall be done for them”.  (Matthew 18:19)  Are you reading John 17?  It is the FBC Re Verse passage for this week.  It speaks of … Continue reading

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Prayer and others

“Again I say to you, that if two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them.”  (Matthew 18:19)  If the first lesson of prayer is individuality and privacy (do … Continue reading

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Forgiveness, prayer, love

Father, forgive us.  Before we even say the words, we are depending on Him to do so.  The very act of prayer depends on God ‘s pardoning grace.  If God dealt with us according to our sins, not one prayer … Continue reading

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Forgive us as we forgive

In the last week of His life, the  Lord was standing by a fig tree that had shriveled  as a result of His curse.  It represented Israel, barren of fruit, dried up and cast away from the purpose of God … Continue reading

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What evidence? II

If we call God “Father”, shouldn’t there be clear indications that we are truly His children?  Yes!  We ought to be able to point to His discipline.  “for God deals with you as sons; for what son is there that … Continue reading

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What evidence?

When we call God “Father” as Jesus taught us to do , what evidence do we have that it is so?  It is a privilege that does not belong to everyone.  “We have God as our Father”, said the Jews in … Continue reading

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Expecting Deliverance

When you pray, do you EXPECT God to deliver you?  When you say the words “Deliver us from evil” (for yourself or for others) do you ANTICIPATE HIS RESCUE  from sin or depression or confusion?  Paul did.  Even in prison,  he was confident that his own prayers and those of … Continue reading

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No vengeance

Is it hard for you to forgive?  Even knowing that it is a prayer requirement of Christ, does it grate on you to let someone off “scott free” after you have been hurt?  It may help to remember the promise of God. … Continue reading

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