How to Put Power in Your Prayer
Would you take God's word please this morning and turn To Acts Chapter 4. As you already know we're preaching today on how to put power in your prayer. Now I am totally convinced that the need of the hour is power in prayer. Not merely to pray, but to pray with power, to pray so as to get your prayers answered.
Now I begin reading in Acts Chapter four and verse 23, the disciples, let me give you the background for this passage of Scripture, the disciples had done a notable miracle. And the religious leaders of that day could not deny the miracle, but they tried to keep the disciples from preaching or teaching anymore. And so they forbade them to preach the gospel. Now the result of that, we begin reading in verse 23, ''And being let go they,'' that is, the disciples went to their own country and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said unto them. And when they had heard that they lifted up their voice to God with one accord and said, Lord, thou art God which made heaven and earth and the sea and all that in them is. Who by the mouth of thy servant David has said, Why do the heathen rage and the people imagine vain things. The kings of the earth stood up and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord and against his Christ for the truth against thy holy Child Jesus thou hast anointed both Herod and Pontius Pilate with the Gentiles and the people of Israel were gathered together for to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before it be done. And now Lord behold their threatening and grant unto thy servant that with all boldness they may speak thy word by
Page-2 stretching forth thy hand to heal and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy Holy Child Jesus. And when they had prayed the place was shaken where they were assembled together and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost and they spake the word of God with boldness and the multitude of them whic ...
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