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The prayer-meeting and its improvement

by Lewis O. Thompson

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Published by W.G. Holmes in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prayer meetings.,
  • Prayer.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lewis O. Thompson ; with an introduction by A.E. Kittredge.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 208 p. ;
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22890417M
    OCLC/WorldCa12711151

    Start by personally inviting those you know who are interested in praying with others. You can focus on a specific group, like neighbors, members of a small group or Sunday school class, or others who share a common interest. You might also want to run an announcement in a church bulletin or newsletter. Advertising might require you to plan. Here is a collection of Prayers for Meetings of any kind: Business meetings, Sunday school meetings, church or family meetings, and prayer meetings. Guide our hearts and our minds in the. spirit of fairness, right thought and speech. may reach a successful conclusion. our source of guidance today. Dear God, we seek your help with our affairs today.

    Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire is an amazing book that emphasizes the importance of prayer in the life of a Christian. The first half describes the story of a once seemingly dead church, that has become alive again through the simple prayer and obedience to God/5. W hen you come together with a group of friends, family or church members and you want to pray, it is helpful to have a purpose for your time of purpose can be defined by a particular event, person or activity that you are praying for. When you are gathered around with fellow believers to pray you should also have a plan to go along with your purpose.

    are given in the average prayer meeting are focused on felt or physical needs and have little to do with spiritual or Kingdom concerns. Therefore, what happens in many prayer gatherings is that little time is spent in true prayer that leads to the fulfillment of God’s purposes. This is a File Size: KB.   Don’t decide if the prayer meeting was good or not. We don’t know if the meeting that felt dead actually produced great results. Conversely, we don’t know that the passionate prayer meeting was actually asking amiss the entire time. Only God knows, and only time will tell. You are to oversee the long-term health of the meeting.


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OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 19 cm: Contents: The prayer-meeting as a subject of study --The people's meeting --The need of preparation --The daily cultivation of piety --The topics --The topics illustrated --One method for the selection of topics --Bible readings for the prayer-meeting --Illustrations of Bible readings --A plan for each meeting --Variety in successive.

About the Book. Books about Christian Theology discuss the philosophical and scriptural basis of Christian beliefs and practices. Based on the Old and New Testaments, theologians have applied philosophical analysis and argumentation in the course of their work.

Du schreibst gerade: The prayer-meeting and its improvement. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thompson, Lewis O. Prayer-meeting and its improvement. New York: F.H. Revell, (OCoLC) Document Type. Full text of "The prayer-meeting and its improvement" See other formats.

Excerpt from The Prayer-Meeting and Its Improvement It is impossible to over-estimate the value of the prayer meeting, as it stands related to the life and usefulness of the Church of Christ. In fact, no other service can be compared with this in importance - not even the Sabbath preaching, nor the instruction in the Sunday-school - for without Author: Lewis O.

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The Prayer-Meeting and Its Improvement. A prayer meeting is a time of real value as believers seek a deep intimacy and quiet communion with God at His throne. It is a time of unity with fellow believers in the presence of the Lord. It is a time to care for those around us as we share their burdens.

GREAT PRAYER MEETINGS IN THE BOOK OF ACTS. INTRODUCTION - This was a great prayer meeting because of the following reasons: A. The results - Many things happened when they prayed. An earthquake took place. Everyone was filled with the Holy Spirit. Dynamic Prayer Meeting Study Guide Overview By John Franklin Note: The following is an explanation of the week study guide which was written by John Franklin.

It is designed to be used in conjunction with his book And the Place Was Shaken: How to Lead a Powerful Prayer Meeting (Broadman and. PRAYER MEETING. Group prayer needs to be the staple of our fellowship. just as it was for the very first believers. • Acts - Peter went to the house of Mary.

where others gathered for prayer. • Acts - scripture records that all with one. mind were continually. It was the first church prayer meeting after the departure of the Saviour. And we are looking at the first prayer meeting in the Book of Acts. So depending on our point of view, we can call it the first prayer meeting.

And like the people of this scripture, tonight, we make up one of the churches of the Lord Jesus Christ. And our gathering this. This content is part of a series. WHAT A PRAYER MEETING. (7 of 33) PowerBook Jerry Vines Acts 6/25/00 The last verses of Acts 4 really are quite a contrast to the opening verse of the chapter.

It begins with the account of Peter and John who are thrown in jail overnight and then they are brought before the Sanhendrin, the Jewish Supreme Court. At the conclusion of the chapter, having.

Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere. Help with reading books -- Report a bad link -- Suggest a new listing Home -- Search -- New Listings -- Authors -- Titles -- Subjects -- Serials. We had a prayer meeting at Bethel on Novem The premise and theme was based on Acts 4.

"Are you willing to let people see what you're not. G) Once a Prayer Meeting is Established, Maintain the Focus of Prayer. Sometimes zealous brethren, with good intentions, will insist that the group needs to experience more "outreach". They may suggest meeting downtown for street witnessing, or visiting the sick, or having a BBQ and inviting the poor, etc.

No Man is Greater Than His Prayer Life - Leonard Ravenhill Sermon - Duration: Christian Praise and Worship in Songs, Sermons, and Audio Booksviews. To conduct a prayer meeting, try starting with a few minutes of silence to allow people to connect to God individually.

Or, sing a couple of worship songs to set the tone for the meeting. After that, have a short discussion about prayers and open the floor to prayer requests%().

The condition of a church can be accurately determined by its prayer meetings. Charles Spurgeon called the prayer meeting a "grace-ometer" from which "we may judge of the amount of divine working among a people." More recently, Vance Havner said that "the thermometer of a church is its prayer meeting.” If this is true, and I believe it is, then what.

Johnston, The Prayer-Meeting, and Its History, as Identified with the Life and Power of Godliness, and the Revival of Religion (Pittsburgh: United Presbyterian Board, ), pp. ; cf. Thomas Houston, The Fellowship Prayer-Meeting, pp. A “prayer meeting starter” is a short Bible study on the subject of prayer, designed to get the pray-ers focused on the task at hand and to give the Holy Spirit an opportunity to prepare us for prayer.

A real prayer meeting is not a Bible Study. When we try to combine them, the meeting becomes a Bible study and prayer is minimized. The difference between a Bible study and a prayer meeting. 3. Use variety. Our prayer services are always different. We’ve used lots of different forms and approaches, including: singing prayers, reading prayers responsively, praying through Scripture, being led in prayer, praying as a large group, praying in small groups, praying through old liturgies, praying through old prayer manuals, praying Author: Kevin Deyoung.A prayer meeting is a meeting of lay people for the purpose of prayer as a group.

Prayer meetings are normally conducted outside regular services by one or more members of the clergy or other forms of church leadership, but they may also be initiated by decision of non-leadership members as well. 5 Suggested reading.From: The Prayer Meeting Handbook, A manual and resource for leaders and those who desire to be leaders of a Prayer Meeting These are quotes that are designed to drive one thought deep into the mind and heart of the believer concerning some aspect of prayer.

They can be used in the prayer meeting, in any correspondence, church communications such as bulletins and bulletin boards, letters.