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Devoted To Prayer?

Acts 1:14 says that after the ascension of Jesus to heaven, the disciples “all with one mind were continually devoting themselves to prayer.” This was undoubtedly the key to their later filling with the Spirit, and success of their mission. … Continue reading

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Guarding In Prayer

Colossians 4:2 commands us: “Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving.” The word rendered “devote” is “proskartereo”, which Thayer’s lexicon translates, “persevere”, “give constant attention to”, “continue” in. This seems to indicate that the … Continue reading

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Your “Guard Duty” in Prayer (Colossians 4:2 Sermon)

(Preached at FBC Pauls Valley, OK, Sunday evening 7-13-14) On April 17th, 1862, private William Scott was pardoned by President Abraham Lincoln for sleeping on guard duty. That may not sound like a big deal, but the private had been … Continue reading

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