Category: Prayer

A Parent’s Prayer


Parents, remember to spend as much time praying for God to move them into good things as much as you ask Him to keep them from evil.

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I Don’t Go To National Day of Prayer Gatherings. Here’s Why.


Writing against a prayer gathering is about as safe as preaching against motherhood and apple pie. Nonetheless, I’ll venture where angels may fear to tread.

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4 Keys to Prayer from Psalm 5:3


Do you pray and then act surprised when God answers? We oftentimes act like we really don’t expect God to answer our prayers.

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Unraveling the Mystery of Prayer

By Franklin L. Kirksey, Pastor, First Baptist Church of Spanish Fort, Alabama, and author of Sound Biblical Preaching: Giving the Bible a Voice. These expositions by Dr. Kirksey are offered to suggest sermon or Bible study ideas for pastors and other church leaders, both from the exposition and from the illustrative material, or simply for personal […]

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A Resolution on the “Sinner’s Prayer”
to be presented at the SBC in New Orleans, June 2012

By Dr. Eric Hankins, Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Oxford, Mississippi WHEREAS, God desires for every person to be saved and has made salvation available for any person who hears the Gospel (John 3:16; Romans 10:14-17; 1 Timothy 2:3-4; 2 Peter 3:9; 1 John 2:2); and WHEREAS, A free response to the Holy […]