by Adrian Rogers

The Whole Body For The Whole Man
Adrian Rogers

Now, I want you to lick your fingers and take your bibles because, we're going to look at three separate text this morning. Normal we just take one passage and look at it by itself but today I want you to go to three different books in the bible, we're going to be looking in the book of Numbers, the book of First Kings, and the book of Jonah and first of all, I want you to find Numbers chapter eleven Numbers chapter eleven it you will for just a moment. (I'll just pause as long as I hear the pages turning, how's that? Alright Numbers chapter eleven Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, OK? Numbers chapter eleven and verse fifteen. This is a prayer and I want you to notice what an unusual prayer it is, as' a matter of fact, all three verses that I'm going to read to you are prayers and you'll find out that all three of these prayers have something in common, they're really the same prayer almost, just phrased differently. Numbers chapter fifteen, verse eleven, this is a prayer of a man named Moses and this is what he said. If thou deal thus with me , kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favor in thy sight, and let me not see my wretchedness. Now, what he said Lord, if you really love me, kill me. Well, I can't believe that Moses would pray a prayer like that, can you? Well, let's go on and turn to First Kings chapter nineteen. I believe it because the bible says it but it's just hard of human comprehension. Now, turn to First Kings chapter nineteen and verse four. This is the prayer of a man named Elijah, but he himself, well, wait a minute, I'll pause, I still hear the pages. It's a habit of mine, alright, First King nineteen, verse four but he himself went a days journey into the wilderness, that is, Elijah, and came and sat down under a Juniper tree and requested for himself that he might die and said it's enough now 0 Lord, take away my life, for I am not better than my fathers. Same kind of praye ...

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