How They Prayed in the Upper Room
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How They Prayed in the Upper Room

How did the 120 pray in the upper room? The book of Acts doesn’t say much. But, Catherine Booth’s stunning sermon, “Filled with the Spirit,” gives key insights. Notably, the disciples met several indispensable conditions in the upper room. These conditions apply equally to us today. First, the 120 went through deep self-abasement. Second, they...

Enter a Covenant with God for Revival
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Enter a Covenant with God for Revival

God is a covenant-keeping God. So, if we’re in covenant with God, he must keep his side of the covenant if we keep our side. In the Bible, God provides covenants for revival. One of these is 2 Chronicles 7:14. If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and...

Teach Us to Pray
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Teach Us to Pray

When the disciples asked, “Lord, teach us to pray,” Jesus shared not only how to pray, but what to pray for. First, we’re to pray on behalf of others: the church, the lost, the persecuted, and individuals. Second, we’re to pray for the Holy Spirit as an indwelling Person who brings Pentecost, revival power. This...

Who Was in the Upper Room?
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Who Was in the Upper Room?

Were sinners in the upper room? Saints? A mix? Sister Alexandra shows from Scripture that only saints were in the upper room. Moreover, God would not have sent the Holy Spirit to any other group. Then, Pastor Ray shares how this impacts our prayer for revival. Are you part of an upper room prayer group?...

The Price of Faith
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The Price of Faith

God promises to give faith to those willing to pay the price. This price includes a love for God that leads to reading and obeying the Bible, and holiness. Moreover, we must have a clean conscience and walk without any condemnation before God. This faith from God is indispensable to the prayer of faith, and...

Every Christian Filled by the Spirit
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Every Christian Filled by the Spirit

God commands every Christian to take up the Great Commission. But, he also commands every Christian to seek and obtain Divine power to fulfill it. Alexandra walks through a number of illustrative Scriptures in the gospels and the book of Acts. Thus, we establish 1) the Great Commission is for all Christians, 2) the Pentecost...

Go Back to the Upper Room
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Go Back to the Upper Room

The command to every Christian is, “Go back to the upper room.” Why? To wait for the indwelling Holy Spirit. At Pentecost, the disciples transitioned from having the Holy Spirit with them to having the Holy Spirit in them. In other words, Jesus Christ comes to live out His life in that person in the...

The Prayer of Faith, Part 2
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The Prayer of Faith, Part 2

How does the Holy Spirit help us know God’s will and pray in faith? First, he leads a Christian to consider the state of the lost and the church in light of the Bible. In other words, the Christian sees the lost as the Bible describes them. And he sees the current state of the...

The Prayer of Faith, Part 1
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The Prayer of Faith, Part 1

The prayer of faith is a specific kind of prayer that always obtains the blessing. As 1 John 5:14-15 says, This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have...

Why Must We Travail in Prayer?
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Why Must We Travail in Prayer?

In our last broadcast, we shared the nature of prevailing prayer. Prevailing prayer is simply prayer that God answers. However, it often includes great agony of soul. This raises the question, “Why does God require us to travail in prayer? Can’t he just answer us right away?” Pastor Ray and Alexandra share several insights. Then,...

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