Posts tagged with ‘prayer’

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Praying for God’s Desires for Government

by Jed Brown
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We are to pray a lot for governing officials, commands Paul, in 1 Timothy 2: 1 First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, 2 for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in […]

A Call to Fast and Pray, This Saturday, April 4

by Jed Brown

You can print out a PDF of this page by clicking here: Day of Fasting and Prayer 14  Consecrate a fast;  call a solemn assembly.  Gather the elders  and all the inhabitants of the land  to the house of the Lord your God,  and cry out to the Lord. (Joel 1:14) 16 “And when you fast, […]

Up All Night, to Bear Good Fruit

by Jed Brown

Luke’s record of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount (Luke 12) – probably preached by the Lord in more than one more place and time – directs us helpfully, in our church’s present season.  First, we see the singular importance of prayer. Jesus prays all night – v. 12 – just before making the big decision of […]