The City Foursquare : Bethel Baptist Church, Located on Corner of South Dekalb and Gidney Streets, Shelby, N. C (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The City Foursquare: Bethel Baptist Church, Located on Corner of South Dekalb and Gidney Streets, Shelby, N. C Our Text says that as Jesus prayed the fashion of his countenance was changed or altered and his rai ments were White and glistening. Something was changed as Jesus prayed. Have you ever prayed so that a change could be felt? I want to make some statements about prayer, that I am sure that all of you people will not agree with me in all of them. But I believe what I say. The first state ment about prayer is: prayer changes things Many people have a motto in their home with these words on it. I wonder if you believe what it says. How do you feel When you look at the motto? What do we mean by the words of that motto? We ought to have some idea of What the statement mean or else it is of no good in our home other than ornamental. What things are we thinking of when we read, Prayer Changes Things? Can we say that we do know that prayer changes things? Have we ever had an experience of answered prayer? The second thing that I want to say about Prayer is: prayer changes condition. Now you think about that. Bad conditions. Extraordinary conditions. War. Sickness. Pestilence, Famine. Just plain old bad condition can be changed by the prayers of God's people. The third thing about Prayer that I wish to say is that prayer can change the mind OF god. The Holy God that loves us. The God we love and worship. In the past when man repented and called on God, God changed His mind about things that He said that he would do and did it not. I am making a fourth statement concerning Prayer; and that is prayer will change the plan OF god. His plans have been changed when people prayed unto Him. I will prove that before I am through with this message. The fifth statement about Prayer that I wish to make is prayer can change nature. Nature itself has been and can be changed when God's people have prayed. Now I will make my sixth and last bold state ment concerning prayer, that I believe with all of heart. Prayer can change the heart and life OF man. After all that is what all of our preaching, teaching, and praying are for, is to have the hearts and lives OF men changed. That is the obj ect of this revival meeting. If we can pray down conviction on the Lost, if we can humble ourselves and turn unto God in Prayer, the blessed Holy Spirit will give conviction and will give faith and a new heart and new life to our loved one who we are interested in. There will be a change in the hearts, and daily living of our friends and our children and neighbors. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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- 22 Jan 2018
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