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I am the Pastor/Teacher of Rivers of Joy Baptist Church in Minford, Ohio since August 2008.  I am married to Charity since June 14, 1969.  I have four grown children.   Having served in the local church for over forty years as Pastor/Teacher, Asso., Youth Pastor, Minister of Education, Building Upkeep, Camp Director, Sunday School Teacher, etc. Also I have worked in the public place for as many years as I have preached. Charity and her sister are co owner of Union Mills Conf. (Bakery) in West Portsmouth Ohio

A Biblical View of Prayer: Testimonies

IX     TESTIMONIES IN PRAYER

1A     BIBLICAL EXAMPLES:

1B    Abraham: Genesis 18:22-33

    

2B    Jacob: Genesis 32:22-32

    

3B    Job: Job 5:8-9

    

4B    Moses: Exodus 32-33; Numbers 11-12; 27:18-23; Deuteronomy 9:20


 

5B    Samuel:1 Samuel 12:23

    6B    Hannah: 1 Samuel 1

    

7B    David: 1 Chronicles 17:16-27; Psalms 34; 4-6

    8B    Solomon: 1 Kings 3:3-14; 8:22-53; 2 Chronicles 6:14-42

    


 

9B    Elijah 1 Kings 17:1; 17-24; 18:36-39

    10B    Hezekiah: Isaiah 37

    11B    Jeremiah: Jeremiah 9:1; 14;17; 33:3

    

12B    Daniel: Daniel 9:1-19; 2:17-23; 6:11-1

    13B    Jonah: Jonah 2

    14B    Habakkuk: Habakkuk 1 and 2

    15B    Anna/Hannah: Luke 2:36-38

    

    

THE PRAYERS OF JESUS CHRIST:

    Mark 1:35; Luke 5:16; John 17

1A    THE PLACE OF PRAYER

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2A    THE LENGTH OF PRAYER

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3A    THE ALERTNESS OF PRAYER

  1. LUKE 22:40-44

4A    THE INTENSITY OF PRAYER

  1. Luke 22:41-44

5A    THE SPIRITUAL CHARACTER OF PRAYER

    1    It is worship: Luke 2:27

    2    It leads to thanksgiving: Luke 2:37-38

`    3    God is the object: Luke 6:12

  1. It is related to the Holy Spirit: Luke 3:21

7A    MENTAL DEFENSE OF PRAYER

  1. Lack of prayer leads to fainting: Luke 18:1
  2. Keeping men from fainting and entering temptation> James 1:5-8

8A    SCHOOLING OF PRAYER

    1    John the Baptist taught his disciples to pray: Luke 5:33; 11:1

    2    Luke 11:1-2

9A    DISCIPLINE OF PRAYER

  1. Luke 5:16

10A    POSTURE OF PRAYER

    1    Luke 5:16