Corporate prayer begins to take out the individualistic assumption that Christianity is only about me and my relationship with God.
Fear of man isn’t the only issue pastors face, but it’s a huge one and will have an outsized impact on the faithfulness and shape of their ministry.
Why don’t church members pray beyond the sick list? Often because their pastors have not taught or modeled otherwise.
I want to encourage seminarians to approach their work with reverence, receptivity, realism, and responsibility.
Unless we appreciate the importance and the urgency of prayer and meditation on God’s Word, we will leave it until tomorrow.
Public prayer should abound in the language of Scripture.
Since the Lord’s Prayer is a family prayer, we not only pray with one another, we also pray for one another.
It is to the praise of Christ alone that we pray these things, through him, amen.
In corporate prayer we show our utter dependence to God as a church.
Let us make several recommendations for the improvement of public prayer.
What’s becoming more obvious to many within Evangelicalism is that not all who claim the label evangelical can do so with any biblical or historical legitimacy.
One must differentiate between fundamentalism as an idea and fundamentalism as a movement.
It’s always better to address potential problems than actual ones, and it’s better to be proactive than reactive.
If you neglect to teach your people biblical application you have failed to shepherd the flock adequately.