Tag: prayer

Oct 18

Our Church’s Day of Prayer and Fasting

Today, Wednesday, October 18th is Seven Oak’s day of prayer and fasting.  We have done this several times over my 14 years with this congregation.  It was first started when we were involved in a new building project.back in 2005.  We did it every year for a number of years.  Then we stopped it for …

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Aug 23

You; a Pharisee? Surely Not!

Most Bible students are familiar with Jesus’ famous parable about the Pharisee and the tax collector who went up to the temple to pray (Luke 18:9-13).  We have read it and heard it preached many times.  Jesus gave the parable to those who “trusted in themselves” and “treated others with contempt” (Luke 18:9).  The Pharisee …

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Oct 20

A Modern Day Daniel

Have you heard about Joe Kennedy; the assistant football coach for Bremerton High in Washington?  He has had a long-standing practice of going to the 50-yard line after a game and having a prayer.  He does this personally and silently.  He doesn’t require his players to attend, but has simply gone to the middle of …

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Apr 03

Pray for the Persecuted Church

Jeff Abrams who preaches in Shoals, Alabama and has made many trips to the Ukraine has put together something special for this Easter. We in our comfortable pews (or seats here at 7 Oaks) are not aware of the persecution and challenges our brethren face in other parts of the world.  Jeff has produced a …

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May 05

Write it Before You Pray it!

Thursday was the National Day of Prayer.  I was invited by our Mayor to lead a prayer for the people of Mayfield and Graves County.  I did something I don’t know I have ever done, I wrote out the prayer.  I found this to be a very beneficial exercise.  I have made notes for prayers …

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