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Acts 12:3-7

“When he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also. This was during the days of Unleavened Bread. And when he had seized him, he put him in prison, delivering him over to four squads of soldiers to guard him, intending after the Passover to bring him out to the people. So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church. Now when Herod was about to... read more

1 Timothy 2:1-4

“First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth” – If we spent as... read more

1 Samuel 1:10-11; 19-20

“She was deeply distressed and prayed to the LORD and wept bitterly. And she vowed a vow and said, “O LORD of hosts, if you will indeed look on the affliction of your servant and remember me and not forget your servant, but will give to your servant a son, then I will give him to the LORD all the days of his life, and no razor shall touch his head.” … They rose early in the morning and worshiped... read more

“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... read more

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