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  • The Power of Prayer (pt. 3)

    from R.C. Sproul Oct 28, 2008 Category: Articles

    Prayer is the priestly function of carrying a petition to God. In Old Testament times two major classes of mediators functioned between God and his people: prophets and priests. Stated simply, the prophet was ordained by God to speak his divine Word to the people. The prophet spoke to the people for God. Conversely, the priest was ordained by God to be a spokesman for the people. The priest spoke to God for the people. Keep Reading
  • The Power of Prayer (pt. 2)

    from R.C. Sproul Oct 27, 2008 Category: Articles

    The simple summaries Jesus gives are designed to encourage us to pray. We have not, he said, because we ask not. The pattern seems simple. We are to ask and we will receive. Elsewhere the New Testament expands the conditions, giving us a fuller view of what is involved in effective prayer. Below are five texts with the conditions that qualify the statements Jesus gives. Keep Reading
  • The Power of Prayer (pt. 1)

    from R.C. Sproul Oct 24, 2008 Category: Articles

    We are moved by the litany of faith that the author of Hebrews records in chapter 11 of that book. There we have the "Roll Call of Faith," which catalogues the heroic acts of biblical men and women of faith. Keep Reading

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