Acts 2:17     “‘In the last days, God says,

I will pour out my Spirit on all people.

Your sons and daughters will prophesy,

your young men will see visions,

your old men will dream dreams. 

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The Apostle Paul Asks For Prayer

The Apostle Paul Asks For Prayer In the last post we started considering the various passages considering how important it is to have people praying for you.  Here are a couple more passages where the Apostle Paul asks for prayer fore himself. The Apostle Paul Asks the Ephesians Church to Pray For Him Ephesians 6:18-20 […]

Procuring Prayer For the Preacher


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Planning Sermons Far Ahead

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Looking and Feeling Good for Preaching

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Looking Like Your Audience

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