“Purposed Prayer”

(Colossians 4:2-4)

I. Continue Steadfastly (proskartereo) – to be steadfastly attentive unto, to give unremitting care to a thing

   1. Acts 2:42

   2. Acts 6:4

   3. Romans 12:12


II. Watchful (gregoreuo) – give strict attention to, be cautious, active to take heed lest through remission and indolence some destructive calamity suddenly overtake one

1. Matthew 24:42-44

2. Mark 13:34-37

3. 1 Peter 5:8-9


III. Praying People 

1. Abraham (Genesis 18:22-33)

2. Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 20:1-12)

3. Hezekiah (Isaiah 37:14-20)

4. The Church (Acts 12:1-5)


IV. Epilogue –– Purposed Prayer Works “Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much” (James 5:16)

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