What Prayer Accomplishes
Powerful Prayer – Part 5
Life Church – August 29, 2010
Pastor Dan Walker
Amos 3:7 (NIV) Surely the Sovereign LORD does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.
John 15:15 (NIV) I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master's business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.
Matthew 6:10 (NIV) Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
1. Prayer heals _______________
2 Chronicles 7:14 (NIV) If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
A. Pray for our __________________
1 Timothy 2:1-2 (NIV) I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone-- for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.
B. Pray for our _______________
1 Timothy 2:3-4 (NIV) This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.
2. Prayer impacts the _________
Luke 19:10 (NIV) For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.
A. Pray for lost people's ___________
Acts 10:38 (NLT) And you know that God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. Then Jesus went around doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.
B. Pray for lost people's ________________
Romans 10:1 (NIV) Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved.
3. Prayer empowers the _______________
Ephesians 6:18 (NIV) And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.
A. Pray for ______________ to witness
Acts 4:29 (NIV) Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness.
B. Pray for God's ________________
Acts 4:30 (NIV) Stretch out your hand to heal and perform miraculous signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus.