Maximizing Your Prayer Life

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Maximizing Your Prayer Life

  1. 1. Presented by Rev. Alicia Tyson-Sherwood Copyrights reserved by Earthly Possessions Incorporated 1
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  3. 3. Are you going through something?  Do you want to develop a stronger prayer  life? When I think about it some of my best  prayers happens because of my test/trial/ affliction. Is your prayer life effective?  Copyrights reserved by Earthly Possessions Incorporated 3
  4. 4. What is a good praise to sing before and  after prayer? Why? Creating an atmosphere of praise in your  car, home, and office. Copyrights reserved by Earthly Possessions Incorporated 4
  5. 5. When you pray, what do you do in most  cases? You say what you need to say A. Pray until you know you have broken B. through his throne Don’t know what to say, so I don’t pray or let C. someone pray for me Cry D. None of the above E. Copyrights reserved by Earthly Possessions Incorporated 5
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  8. 8. What do I need for God to do or What do I  need to do for God? How come in these days of economic  uncertainty, we do not believe God? Why am I always behind the eight ball?  Why don’t I bring people to church with me?  Copyrights reserved by Earthly Possessions Incorporated 8
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  10. 10. The intimacy that I long for in my physical  relationships should be the same way I feel about God Closer than close  God should be the first person that you turn  to in crisis Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean  not unto Psalms thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5 Copyrights reserved by Earthly Possessions Incorporated 10
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  12. 12. I CANNOT PRAY  I can not say OUR if my religion has no room  for others and their needs I can not say Who ART IN HEAVEN if all my  interests and pursuits are in earthly things I can not say HALLOWED BE THY NAME if  I, who am called to bear His Name, am not holy Copyrights reserved by Earthly Possessions Incorporated 12
  13. 13. Soul Cry is indicative of our ancestral roots  Copyrights reserved by Earthly Possessions Incorporated 13
  14. 14. I can not say THY KINGDOM COME if I am  unwilling to give up my own sovereignty and accept the righteous reign of God I can not say ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN  unless I am truly ready to give myself to His service here and now. I can not say GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY  BREAD without expending honest effort for it, or by ignoring the genuine needs of others Copyrights reserved by Earthly Possessions Incorporated 14
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  16. 16. I can not say FORGIVE US OUR TRESPASSES AS  WE FORGIVE THOSE WHO TRESPASS AGAINST US if I continue to harbor a grudge against someone I can not say LEAD US INTO TEMPTATION if I  deliberately choose to remain in a situation where I am likely to be tempted I can not say DELIVER US FROM EVIL if I am  not prepared to fight in the spiritual realm with the weapon of prayer. Copyrights reserved by Earthly Possessions Incorporated 16
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  18. 18. I can not say THINE IS THE KINGDOM if I do  not give the King the disciplined obedience of a loyal subject I can not say THINE IS THE POWER if I fear  what my neighbors and friends may say or do. I can not say THINE IS THE GLORY if I am  seeking my own glory first I can not say FOREVER if I am too anxious  about each day’s events I can not say AMEN unless I honestly say “  Cost what it may, This is my prayer.” Copyrights reserved by Earthly Possessions Incorporated 18
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