The Power Of A Prayer Meeting (1 of 14) by Donald Cantrell

The Power Of A Prayer Meeting (1 of 14)
Series: It Was Just A Prayer Meeting
Donald Cantrell
Acts 1:1-2; John 15:5; 2 Chronicles 7:14

Jhn 15:5 KJV - I am the vine, ye [are] the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.

2Ch 7:14 KJV - If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

Act 1:1 KJV - The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,

Act 1:2 KJV - Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen:

Introduction:

In the movie ''The Wizard of Oz'' we have some of the most wonderful quotes that most all of us over the age of 45 can readily quote. I will list a few of them from the movie:

Dorothy: ''Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore. We must be over the rainbow!''

Dorothy: ''Lions, and tigers, and bears! Oh my!''

The Tin Man: ''Now I know I've got a heart, cause it's breaking,''

Dorothy: ''Oh, but anyway, Toto, we're going home - home! And this is my room, and you're all here - and I'm not going to leave here ever, ever again; because I love you all! And… oh, Auntie Em, there's no place like home!''

Dorothy: ''There's no place like home, there's no place like home, there's no place like home.''

Just as Dorothy was removed from her comfort zone and began to face evil, fear, the unknown, the early church was confronted with the same situations. The disciples of Jesus could not even stay awake and pray with him in the garden on that most notorious night. In all honesty the disciples of Jesus took him for granted and maybe as long as he was with them, they failed to realize the importance of praying.

The very moment he was gone and as they w ...


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