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House of Prayer for all people By Derek J. Morris
Isaiah 56:7 My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.
Is your church a house of prayer for all people? Our experience at Forest Lake Church Why do so few people attend prayer services? How can your church become a house of prayer for all people in your community?
Focus on Praise Enter into His gates with thanksgiving and into His courts with praise. Psalm 100:4 Sing songs of praise Include testimonies of praise What are some reasons you have to praise the Lord today?
I will praise you, O LORD Psalm 9:1-2 I will praise You, O LORD, with my whole heart I will tell of all Your marvelous works I will be glad and rejoice in You I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High
Focus on Prayer 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. Ephesians 6:18, NIV Dont spend all of your time talking about prayer requests. Pray in groups of 2 or 3. Who needs prayer today?
Heal me, O LORD Jeremiah 17:14 Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed Save me and I shall be saved. Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed Save me and I shall be saved. For You are my praise, You are my praise You are my praise, You are my praise.
Focus on the Word Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path Psalm 119:105 What other texts of Scripture emphasize the importance of focusing on the Word of God? Include a component focusing on the Word – 5-7 minutes
Focus on Reaching Out How can you include more people from your community in your house of prayer? The ministry of Prayers and Squares What are some other creative ways to reach out to people through your house of prayer?
The invitation God wants your church to be a house of prayer for all people
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