Sermons on Prayer

Sermons on Prayer

Pray to Revive

What do your prayers look like? How do you pray? What you have before is a lesson on prayer, to help shape your prayers and encourage you to pray. All this with the single aim to help you revive your life through the way you pray. And in doing so – (and in the case of Restart Church) – revive your Community (as we aim to revive the spiritual heart of our…

Why Doesn’t God Hear Me?

Why do my prayers get stuck? I know it says in John 3:16 ‘”For God so LOVED the world”; I know Jeremiah wrote (31:3)  “I have loved thee with an everlasting love.” – but my prayer life does not reflect that intimacy.  Why i am not feeling it? What about that crisis i am in?  What about that job, that relationship, that difficulty, that…

Armour Up

The day of play is past… What do you think about demons?  Or do you think about them at all?  Can you fathom an unseen, savage, malignant and powerful creature of an entirely different order whose sole aim is your moral and corporal destruction?  Sound outlandish?  And yet even a tertiary glimpse into life circumstance should be sufficient to demonstrate they exist. …

Calling Out to God

This week we come to the climax of the most comprehensive passage on prayer in the Bible. And though todays text (Daniel 9:15-19) is extremely important – it must be taken in context. If you bear with me then, I will offer a snapshot of what Daniel experienced to get to these verses. This review is a bit lengthy, but applying Chapter 9 as a whole will be a game…

What is Your View of God?

When I look at Daniel through the lens of Chapter 9, I get yellow caution-lights flashing in my skull. This is because (sorry for the simplicity) I am not Daniel. And this means the actions Daniel takes, the words and conclusions he draws are framed within his viewpoint of who God is. You can see the immediate difficulty. Unless I am Bible-Grounded in my personal view of…
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