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Two Are Better Than One in Prayer (5 of 5)
Series: Power In Partnership
Dr. Stan Coffey
I have been in a series of messages called, The Power in Partnership, Two Are Better Than One.
Today I come with a message God has really burned into my heart and it is called "Two Are Better Than One in Prayer." If you don't believe it, turn to Matthew 18; we are going to read verses 19 and 20.
Two are better than one in prayer. Now there are different kinds of prayer as you are turning. There is of course public prayer where someone leads in prayer and that is appropriate.
Then there is the kind of prayer where Jesus said,"Enter alone into your prayer closet." There are some things that you pray about that are between only you and God.
But then there is another kind of prayer, it's the kind of prayer where you come in agreement with other believers, people that you know, people that are of like mind and one accord with your heart. There you become because you wish to have help in prayer.
You wish to pray about a specific thing in your life and that is the kind of prayer that Jesus is talking about in Matthew 18:19.
Jesus is the greatest teacher on prayer, He is the greatest man of prayer who ever walked the face of this earth, and His words are so very important.
This passage of scripture has been very special to me and my family for a long, long time since I was a boy. This is a passage my mother emphasized to me as I was growing up and as we would pray together many times. We always claimed and we still claim today this verse of scripture.
Notice in verse 19 the words of Jesus, "AGAIN I TELL YOU THAT IF ANY TWO OF YOU ON EARTH AGREE ABOUT ANYTHING YOU ASK FOR, IT WILL BE DONE FOR YOU BY MY FATHER IN HEAVEN."
Now that is an amazing thing. "If any two of you agree on earth about anything you ask for, anything you ask for, it will be done by my Father in heaven."
Then in verse 20, "FOR WHERE TWO OR THREE COME TOGETHE ...
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