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PRAYER-WALK…PRAYER-TALK…

Carolyn Jo Gower

“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” Martin Luther (1483 – 1546)



A preacher told his personal experience while prayer walking. He was in his office studying for his next sermon; discouraged about the lack of evangelism going on, he began to pray, asking God for help. In that time of prayer, he had a strong impression that he should go outside to walk the neighborhood with the purpose of praying for them. He went to a few neighbors, prayed for them, but the next door he knocked, an elderly lady answered the door and said “Oh my, you are an answer to my prayers; I’ve asked God to send someone to teach me what I need to do to be saved”. You can guess the rest of the story, yes she obeyed Jesus!  The posture of our praying, whether it is prayer walking, or sitting at your desk, isn’t what it’s all about; it’s more about our conversation with God and our willingness to listen to God’s leading and fo…
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Prayer Guide
for  Families   "Special" Weapons Required…  “The weapons we fight withare not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine powerto demolish strongholds.We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God,and we take captive every thought to make it obedientto Christ...”  2 Corinthians 10:4-6 (NIV)

Carolyn Jo Gower
Philippians 4:6-7 is a great place to start in praying for your family “"Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” As the leader of your wife and children, here are a few principles that’ll encourage you and your family:
Praying is about Acknowledging God; allowing Him into our lives, both generally and specifically.
There are atheists and Christians alike who believe they can handle life without God. Prayerlessness is a boast against God. A day without prayer is a day of praising yourself rather than God; wh…
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Prayer Guide  for  Dads     

Carolyn Jo Gower Philippians 4:6-7 is a great place to start in praying for your family.  “Do not be anxious about anything,but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”   As the leader of your wife and children, after you’ve learned and lived these principles you’ll be ready to share them with your family:
Praying is about Acknowledging God; allowing Him into our lives, both generally and specifically.
There are atheists and Christians alike who believe they can handle life without God. Prayerlessness is a boast against God. A day without prayer is a day of praising yourself rather than God; what you’re saying is I can do this without You. I can do my relationships without you, my finances, my job without you and in essence I can live this life successfully without you, God.  The Lord is not going to force his way into our lives because a forced relationship is of no value. Remember in the Garden of Eden, Adam…

why do our best prayers sometimes fail?

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WHY DO OUR BEST PRAYERS SOMETIMES FAIL?by Keith roberts Posted on July 20, 2015 at  https://whygodwaits.wordpress.com/ Back in mid-twentieth century, a psychologist named Klopfer made an amazing discovery. It came while dealing with one of his patients, a man named Wright. Cancer had eaten up Mr. Wright, causing tumors the size of oranges throughout his body. He lay in the hospital, dying. Nothing could be done, except to make him as comfortable as possible. But Mr. Wright’s hope flared a little when he heard of a new cancer drug called Krebiozen. He asked his doctors about it, but they wanted to reserve the experimental drug for patients who hadn’t progressed as far as Mr. Wright; they wanted to use it on those who would live longer. But Wright insisted, begging his doctor until he gave one injection on a Friday, expecting him to die over the weekend. Not only did Mr. Wright live through the weekend, but his doctors found him on Monday morning happily walking the halls and visiting wi…
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Prayer Starters 
Missionaries - Praying for God to bless them and all of us with:
Fresh and clear thinking Underpinning prayer for ministryIn-depth Bible teachingGuidance in how to present the GospelDeliverance from the temptation to prideWisdom in relationships with other missionariesStrength to overcome temptations brought on by lonelinessA saving sense of humor 

Jo Gower

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House of Prayer for ALL Nations

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"My House is the House of Prayer for All Nations" –Jesus




Jim Cymbala (as told in his book Fresh Wind Fresh Fire) saw a small rag tag group of churchgoers that were surrounded by a city of muggers, transvestites, drug addicts and more.  In shock, realized he was in trouble. Overcome by his own inadequacy to lead the church and his community, he began to search for answers, which can only come from God.  As he prayed, he realized that God’s power would be with them, only if he and the church learned to consistently call on His name to supply their needs. To this day, the church meets on Tuesday nights for a prayer meeting; one of calling out to God to supply their needs in order to reach the lost around them.  
After beginning the weekly “House of Prayer” meeting, they began to see God work powerfully in the lives of people swallowed up in sin and society.  To their amazement the broken people around them began to give up their wrecked lifestyles for Christ.  Gang bangers were b…