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Holy Abandon

God gave me the following prayer, Holy Abandon, prior to the Concert of Prayer event on October 1st. I feel led of God to share it with you today. (I highly recommend listening to A Call to Anguish by David Wilkerson, which inspired a portion of the prayer. This message will change your life!) Holy Abandon Holy, holy, holy are You Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come. I give you glory, honor... read more

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

Have you ever wondered what prompted Jesus’ disciples to ask, “Lord, teach us to pray”?  They must have observed the connection between Jesus’ private prayer life and His public ministry.  No doubt they had awakened countless mornings to find Jesus still in prayer from the evening before.  When He prayed, they saw Heaven open and a power descend that they had never known. Can... read more

What Will You Do With Your Arrows?

As we join together at 6:30 today to pray in concert, I would like to share a passage of scripture that has encouraged and motivated me in my prayer life. Victory Occurs From What Happens in the Bed Chamber Not on the Battlefield 14 Elisha had become sick with the illness of which he would die. Then Joash the king of Israel came down to him, and wept over his face, and said, “O my father, my father,... read more

The Cinderella of the Church Today Is…

“The Cinderella of the church today is the prayer meeting,” wrote Leonard Ravenhill in Why Revival Tarries. “This handmaid of the Lord is unloved and unwooed….” I agree and venture to guess that in 99.99% of our churches today, the least attended event is the prayer meeting. We Christians seem to eagerly clear our calendar for Sunday morning worship, a Sunday school party or... read more

Is Prayer Really the Pits?

The shabby prayer life of the church these days could be termed “the pits.”  But I propose this term for a whole different reason.  Did you know that you play in an orchestra – or rather, you “pray” in an orchestra? In June of this year, the Holy Spirit began speaking to me about starting the Passionate Pursuit season off right – with an evening of worship and... read more