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Day of Prayer for the Nations

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Over the past few weeks we have joined Sovereign Grace churhces around the world to pray for our healthcare professionals and our frontline workers. Today, we are joining together to pray for the nations. We hope you'll join us! You can find some specific things to pray for in this blog post....

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Day of Prayer for Frontline Workers

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Two weeks ago, our small denomination dedicated a day of prayer for healthcare professionals who are serving on the frontlines in caring for the sick during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because there are other men and women working daily on the frontline to serve us, even at their own risk, we wanted to dedicate this Friday, April 17 as a Day of Prayer for Frontline Workers. You...

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Day of Prayer for Healthcare Professionals

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As we all know, the growing number of confirmed COVID-19 cases throughout the world is putting significant demand on the healthcare professionals caring for the sick. We are grateful for these men and women who are working on the front lines to serve those most in need. Mark Prater, the director of Sovereign Grace Churches, has invited all of us to join together tomorrow (...

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Sermon Quotes: "The Masterclass on Prayer"

"How we pray is as important a question as we can ever face. This prayer is a pattern for all Christian praying. Jesus is teaching that prayer will be acceptable when, and only when, the attitudes, thoughts, and desires expressed fit the pattern. That is to say: every prayer of ours should be a praying of the Lord's Prayer in some shape or formWe never get beyond this pray...

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Sermon Quotes: "The Invocation of Prayer"

"The Lord's Prayer may be the single set of words spoken more often than any other in the history of the world. Jesus Christ gave it to us as the key to unlock all the riches of prayer. Yet it is an untapped resource, partly because it is so familiar." Tim Keller "When Jesus taught his disciples to pray in this fashion, he was addressing men who were already convinced of ...

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Sermon Quotes: "The Prohibitions of Prayer"

"I can think of nothing great that is also easy. Prayer must be, then, one of the hardest things in the worldIf you struggle greatly in this, you are not alone." Tim Keller "Interfere at any price and in any fashion when people start to pray, for real prayer is lethal to our cause." C.S. Lewis, Screwtape Letters "When we wake up in the morning we should immediately remin...

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Resources on Prayer | Brian Chesemore

Last week I had the privilege of revisiting some great books on prayer as I prepared for my message on Luke 11.1-13. Reading on this topic is a joyful reminder of the unspeakable privilege we have as the redeemed to call God, "Father." For me, reading on prayer is a necessary habit, as I tend to so quickly move away from an appropriate mindset of dependence upon God. Thes...

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Pray for the Bahamas

Earlier today, Mark Prater posted this urgent prayer request from our brothers and sisters in the Bahamas. Let's be praying together for our sister church and all those affected by Hurricane Matthew. ...

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Weekly Devotional | "Prayer"

This devotional is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, Prayer, given on July 31st, 2016. Day 1: The Praying Christian (verse 13) Quotes: "Heaven's great harbor of refuge is [prayer]; thousands of weather-beaten vessels have found a haven there, and the moment a storm comes on, it is wise for us to make for it with all sail." Charles Spurgeon "Our whole life, as we migh...

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Sermon Quotes: "Prayer"

"When James says, 'Do not swear', it is not coarse or vulgar speech he prohibits but invoking God's name to guarantee the reliability of what a person says." Douglas Moo "Heaven's great harbor of refuge is prayer, thousands of weather beaten vessels have found a haven there, and the moment a storm comes on, it is wise for us to make for it with all sail." Charles Spurgeon...

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Pray for Our Pastors

This week Sovereign Grace pastors from across the southeast will gather in Charlotte, NC for the Sovereign Grace Churches Regional Assembly of Elders. Let's remember to pray for this strategic gathering. Thank God for his faithfulness to Sovereign Grace pastors throughout our region and the elders of our church specifically. Pray that God would be glorified as this...

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T4G | Let's Remember to Pray

This week around 10,000 pastors and church leaders from around the world will gather in Louisville to celebrate the gospel and worship our Savior. Jason Briggs, one of our faithful community group leaders here at SGC Louisville, put together the following list of prayers that we can lift up on behalf of those attending, serving, and preaching at the event. ---------------...

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April Sunday Class | Prayer | Take Words With You

"Prayer is certainly one of the hardest tasks in the Christian life though it is also one of its greatest privileges. Perhaps the hardest part of prayer is just to begin praying at all." (Tim Kerr) Join us on Sundays during the month of April to learn more about this easy-to-neglect topic of prayer. As people who are dependent on God, we are people who should be characteri...

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Prayer Sunday Class | Session 4

Over the last 3 weeks, we've studied the topic of prayer together in our Sunday Class. This week we'll continue that study as Steve Whitacre leads us through the prayers of Paul in the New Testament. Even if you haven't had a chance to attend any of the other sessions this month, we'd highly encourage you to join us for this time of teacahing and prayer together. The sessi...

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Prayer Class | Session III

This week for the 3rd session of our February Sunday class, we'll be discussing chapters 10-11 of Tim Keller's book,Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God.Through those chapters, we'll see prayer as both a conversation with God and an encounter with God. In addition, we'll look at the great benefit that the Psalms are to our prayer lives. So join us, Sunday morning...

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February Sunday Class | Prayer

Don't forget to join us for session II of the February Sunday Class on the topic of prayer. This week, Steve Whitacre will be teaching on the Lord's Prayer and how we can incorporate it into our daily prayers. This will be a sweet time of teaching and prayer together and we would love for you to come even if you weren't able to attend the first session. The class begins at...

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Upcoming Sunday Class | "Prayer"

Join us for our February Sunday Class, "Prayer"...

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Sanctity of Life Sunday

Today is Sanctity of Life Sunday and churches around our country appropriately mourn. ...

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Supporting Scarlet Hope

An opportunity to pray for and support Scarlet Hope....

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