Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani preached on the Opening day of the Prayer Week (7-12 January 2019) from Acts 5:12-14 & 29-31. The theme of his message was ‘Why we need the Power of God to work in our life and our church life?’ The reason is stated by Jesus Himself when He said, ‘without Me, you can do nothing.’ Today, why we need to seek His Power in the church? 1) It is the only way the church will effectively reach the world with the Gospel. We need to release the Power of the Holy Spirit to work in us …
Mr. Pratap Kumar Sahoo preached from James 5:16 on the last day of the Prayer Week. His theme was ‘Powerful Prayer’. There are certain things we need to do on our part for God to listen to our Prayer. They are: 1) Setting your relationship with Him right. 2) Not hiding our sins, but confessing with true repentance. 3) Getting right with fellow believers and not have grudge against them. 4) Fulling trusting that God will answer our Prayers without any doubt. Listen and be blessed.
Mr. Paresh Das preached from Joshua 6:12-16 and verse 20. His theme was ‘Prayer of FAITH’. From this passage we can clearly say that we serve a God of miracles. Nothing is impossible for Him. When we trust God fully, the impossible happens. For His Word says, I am with you. I will never leave you or forsake. Let us bear this mind that what is impossible with man is possible with God.
Mr. Sandeep Kumar Giri preached from Acts 12:1-17 on the 4th day of the Prayer Week. His theme was ‘Fervent Prayer to GOD’. Please let us bear this in mind, ‘Prayer brings GOD on the scene.’ a) As the Church grows, persecution also grows. b) Let us not forget that our God is a Prayer answering God. c) God has a provision for all of us and He only knows what to do! Stay blessed as you listen to this message.
Rev. B.N. Satpathy preached on the theme A,B,C of Prayer on the 3rd day of the Prayer Week. The 3 Alphabets signifies the three keys of Prayer: 1) A – Ask. When we ask anything to the Lord, it must be done with confidence and it should be according to His will. 2) B – Believing. We must believe with all our heart and soul that God will answer our prayers. 3) C – Continuing in Prayer. This is very important. We should pray and not lose hope. Pray without ceasing. Stay blessed in God’s Word.
Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani preached from John 4:31-36. His theme was based on ‘Are you burdened for lost souls?’ There are 3 signs we can see when we are passionate for souls: 1) To spread the Gospel wholeheartedly. 2) To pray with tears for others Salvation. 3) To develop the attitude of giving to the needy and for Missions. If we look at the Cross with repentance, then we can feel the pain in God’s heart for souls.
Ms. Hira Augustine preached from Acts 5:1-11. Her theme was based on Ananias and Saphira. We must guard and watch our hearts. If we truly follow the Lord Jesus Christ and His Living Word is in our hearts, then Satan cannot prevail over it. Live a life to Glorify the Master at all times.
Rev. B.N. Satpathy preached from 2 Kings 19:14-19. His theme was ‘King Hezekiah’s Prayer’. For a Christian, Prayer is like breathing. The King went to a crisis point in his life as he could not save his people/nation. During this troubled time, he did 4 things we need to do as a believer in Christ. a) King Hezekiah went to the Presence of God. Look no further; run to Jesus. b) We should be thankful for His mercy. We must proclaim His greatness. c) We must pray with supreme confidence that He will answer our Prayers. d) We must Pray …
Mr. Santanu Rout preached from 1 Kings 18:36,37. His theme was based on the Prayer of Elijah. There are 3 things we need to understand: 1) Prayer is not about actions or words, it is about your attitude and worship. 2) Prayer is something that comes from the depths of the soul and it should be prayed with a clean heart. 3) Elijah’s Prayer was answered immediately because he prayed according to the will of God. God will answer your prayer when you pray according to His will as it will glorify Him.
Mr. Paresh Das preached from Psalm 91:15. His main theme was God answers Prayers. You must taste the essence of Prayer. God is ready to hear our prayers. We must pray with confidence. He knows our minute details; also He knows our deepest needs. When we pray, we must pray for the Gospel. We cannot be self centered in prayer. When we pray for Evangelism, He hears our personal prayers too. Prayer is the bridge between Panic and Peace. In Acts 12, we see the Power of Prayer in Peter’s escape from prison. When God’s people prayed in unity, God …
Mr. Sandeep Kumar preached from Acts 4:31-33. His theme was ‘Are you truly plugged into the Power of God!’ The early church knew the Key. They were plugged into His power and because of that they could turn the world upside down for Christ. The 3 sources of Power: 1) Plugging into the Power of Prayer. 2) Plugging into the Power of Passion/Love. 3) Plugging into the Power of Proclamation of the Gospel. You/your church can be truly revived if you plug into God’s Power. May you shine the Light of Christ through your life.
Mr. Sandeep Giri preached from 1 Chronicles 4:9,10. His theme was based on the model prayer of Jabez. His prayer had 4 salient features which we need to remember too. a) He prayed that God would bless him. b) He prayed that God would enlarge his territory. c) He prayed that God’s hand be upon him. d) He prayed that God would keep him from harm and that he would be free from pain. The Bible says, God granted his request. Is our prayer life on track today! Let us retrospect.
Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani preached from Matthew 18:18. His theme was ‘Power of Prayer’. The early church believed on the power of prayer. The place where they prayed was shaken. They used to pray in one accord. We need to understand that prayer changes things. As a believer, as a church, we need to spend more time at the feet of the Lord. Remember, Prayer brings God on the scene. Do we understand the secret place in our life! That is the place where we pray to our Father.