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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

Wednesday Night Bible Study





BIBLICAL FACTS ABOUT PRAYER AND SOVEREIGNTY PART TWO:  THE HEART AND PURPOSE OF PRAYER AND THE SOVEREIGNTY OF GOD.

ACTS 4:23-31

  1. 1.   Confidence in God’s sovereignty – the true foundation for prayer. 23-28
  1. 2.   Asking for the right things – the true test of prayer. 29-30
  1. 3.The felt realization of God’s presence and power – the true answer to prayer. 31
 
 
 
1A      Believers in both the OT Scriptures and the NT Scriptures had no problem believing in both the absolute sovereignty of God and the necessity of prayer.     

  The early church had no problem with the sovereignty of God in their plight