Tag: Prayer

Sermon Notes: Lessons from King Ahaziah

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Introduction

King Ahaziah of Israel was sick and desperately seeking a solution to his problem. He believed in the philosophy that “the end justifies the means” in which what matters is getting the needs met, and how one does it is not important. So in his desperation, he sent for the gods of Ekron and wrote his own death sentence, (2 Kings 1:6).

Sermon Notes: Lessons from the Lord’s Prayer

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Introduction

In the early days, Jesus’ disciples didn’t view their master’s sudden disappearance as a big problem. But as the time went on they were very bothered, and began to be inquisitive of what was happening? Maybe they secretly followed Jesus Christ to the garden of Gethsemane, to find out what is He doing? They saw Jesus go down on their knees and have a quiet conversation with His heavenly father. This caught their interest so much that they wanted to do the same. Then they asked Jesus to teach them how to pray.

Sermon Notes: How to live out the will of God?

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Introduction

The Bible records at least 6 prayers Jesus prayed (his actual words). Among these, we attribute a high degree of importance to Jesus’ prayer at the Mount of Olives because it was his last prayer before the arrest and the words used in it clearly indicate his human nature.

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