How To Pray Without Ceasing
Dr. Fred Lowery
Ephesians 3:20; Romans 12:1-2; 1 Thessalonians 5:17; Proverbs 21:13; James 4:3; 2 Corinthians 6:18
January 30, 2011
I want to talk to you this morning. I did the Lord's Prayer a couple of weeks ago and I wanted to say a few more things about prayer because nothing is more important. The little boy's parent told me about his little kid that was saying his nightly prayers and he said now I lay me down to sleep I pray the Lord my soul to keep, if…if he hollers let him go any, meenie, miney mo. I love what kids, they can say some of the funniest things. A Sunday School teacher said to a little boy, do you pray every night. And he said yes I do. Do you pray every morning? He said no, I ain't scared in the mornings. So some people are like that about prayer and I'm sure you remember this. We all remember 9/11 and we remember those airplanes going into the towers. And we remember Flight 93 that 757 and Todd Beamer on that plane ad interestingly in the providence of God, Todd and his wife Lisa had been studying the Lord's Prayer in a small group. And before he took control of that airplane, and those guys actually took control of that airplane. Remember it was to fly into the Capitol or the White House and they literally took over that 757 remember those words, let's roll. But before he did that he led the entire plane in saying the Lord's Prayer together. There is nothing more important than going to the Lord in prayer. Not just when you are in trouble but all the time. Here is a simple question. Which is more important to you, your outer life or your inner life? The interior of your life or the exterior of your life. We take care of the exterior don't we? I mean we are all working on the exterior and I don't know how many products you have in your house but we all try to take care of the exterior, but what about the interior. Which is more important? And I think everybody in this room knows the answer to ...
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