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When Weakness Appeals to Strength

A dear friend of mine, who was quite a lover of the chase, told me the following story:

Rising early one morning, he said,
I heard the baying of a score of deerhounds in pursuit of their quarry. 186 more words

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NCFI CARES: K is for Kingdom

K is for Kingdom

Jesus’ final prayer with his disciples included all Christian’s throughout the ages. He says, “I am not praying only on their behalf, but also on behalf of those who believe in me…” (John 17:20). 267 more words

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NCFI Cares: W is for Word

W is for Word reminds us to fill our prayers with scripture. Even though the Bible contains many prayers, like “Our Father” in Matthew 6 and the “Lord is my Shepherd” from Psalm 23, there are great prayers in the Epistles. 272 more words

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Rejected Prayers (E.M. Bounds)

Editor’s note:  The below essay was written by the late E.M. Bounds and can be found in the book Prayer and Revival.

All prayers may be divided into three classes: answered, unanswered, and rejected. 996 more words

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EM Bounds: Christians Are Obliged to Pray; Not Obliged to Grow Rich, Nor Make Money

Here’s a timely reminder to Christian businessmen, from the late EM Bounds, concerning their true priorities. The text can be found in the book Reality of Prayer… 344 more words

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The power of Prayer

The other day in my Bibke reading I was reading through James 5. It was a familiar passage.

The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.

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