The difference between success and failure is often determined by the willingness to put forth that “little extra effort.” In many areas putting forth that “little extra effort” makes the difference between a good church and a really great church.
-That “little extra effort” gets us to Bible class as well as worship on the morning of the Lord’s Day. Continue reading
A: But he does! He answers every prayer his faithful children pray. True, he does not always say “Yes.” Often times his answer is, “No.” But, the “No” is as much an answer to the petition as the “Yes,” and springs from the same motive. When a child, for example, because of its immaturity, makes a request of its parents which, for the child’s welfare, they must refuse, Continue reading
Any brother in Christ who engages in the leading of a public prayer takes on a weighty responsibility. His prayer must be the prayer of all those whom he is endeavoring to lead into the presence of God (Hebrews 4:14-16 – NKJV; cf. Ephesians 2:18 – NKJV).
Here are a few suggestions for efficient, worshipful leading in public prayer: Continue reading