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What To Do When You Need A Miracle (7 of 12)
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II Chronicles 20:1-4; II Chronicles 20:12, 17, 22-25
Have you ever needed a miracle in some situation with your children and you didn't know where to turn, you felt like everybody had conspired against you and everything was coming down on you and you flat needed a miracle. Now that is where King Jehoshaphat was in II Chronicles chapter 20. If you have your Bibles turn to that passage and we are going to read several passages of scripture beginning in verse 1, as we learn "What To Do When You Need A Miracle". I want to tell you this, a church better have a powerful prayer ministry if it is going to rely upon the supernatural power of God. And our church always relies upon what God does. God is in charge, God is in control and my how God has answered prayer and blessed our prayer ministry.
They had a national prayer meeting. I wonder what would happen in America if America as a nation got on its knees before God? I wonder what would happen as a church if San Jacinto would get on its knees before God? Look at verse 12, here is what they prayed.
We see in this passage that when we need a miracle there is only one thing to do and only one place to go and that is to God. When you need a miracle, you need to learn to pray and to seek the Lord. I want you to see the first thing that happens when you pray.
I. PRAYER TUNES YOU IN WITH GOD
The first thing that happens when you pray is that prayer tunes you in with God. It gives you the perspective of what is happening in your life from God's point of view rather than man's point of view. They came to Jehoshaphat and they said there is three armies coming against you and you know that we don't have the strength to face these armies. What in the world are we going to do? And the Bible says that Jehoshaphat feared and he set his face to seek the Lord his God and the whole nation began to pray. And ...
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