Seek, pray, turn

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Seek, pray, turn

  1. 1. A Call To Pray! 2 Chronicles 7:14 • Christ’s church consists of God’s people. 1 Tim. 3:15; Acts 20:28 • If ever God’s people were called to do something it is to pray to Him! Luke 19:46 • We are even called by the name of Christ. Acts 11:26; Isaiah 62:2
  2. 2. A Call To Humility! • In order to develop a proper life of prayer we must humble ourselves. 2 Chron. 7:14 • Pride will prevent your prayer from being heard by God. Psalm 66:18; Proverbs 8:13; 29:23 • Pride will lead you to destruction. Proverbs 16:18; 1 Timothy 3:6 • We should be humble and seek God’s favor. 1 Peter 5:5
  3. 3. A Call To Seek The LORD And Repent! • God wants the Gentiles to seek Him. Acts 15:15-17 • Today we all must turn to God in faith and repentance while we diligently seek Him. Acts 17:30; 2 Peter 3:9; Hebrews 11:6 • God promises us, seek and ye shall find! Matthew 7:7-8
  4. 4. If We Obey, God Will Forgive Us! • We can obey the gospel and be baptized into Christ where all spiritual blessings are. Romans 6:3-6; Ephesians 1:3, 7 • Obedience to God is required for God’s favor. 1 John 3:22; 2 Thessalonians 1:7-8
  5. 5. Many Are Unfaithful! • We should want our land to be healed! • Evil rulers make sad citizens… Prov. 29:2 • Righteousness needs to prevail in our land today. Proverbs 14:34 • We must be ready to change when we learn we must change to be acceptable to God. Acts 26:9; 1 Timothy 1:12-16 • Few there be that find life. Matthew 7:14 • Let us live in such a way that we may obtain that crown of eternal life. 1 Cor. 9:24-27
  6. 6. Are You Living The Repentant And Prayerful Life? • May we learn from this lesson that we need to be God’s nation of prayers to help our nation and our lives be blessed. 1 Timothy 2:1-2 • Become part of God’s kingdom! Col. 1:13 – Hear and believe. Mark 16:15-16; Acts 8:12 – Repent of your sin. Acts 3:19 – Confess your faith in Christ. Romans 10:9-10 – Be baptized... Acts 18:8; 22:16

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