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By: Lantana Grace Church | May 18, 2017

Many of you have sons and daughters that you often mention in your prayers, but never with hope. You have often thought that God has said of your son, “Ephraim is given to idols; let him alone;” the child of your affection has become an adder stinging your heart! Oh, then weep, I beseech you. Parents, do not leave off weeping for your children; do not become hardened towards them, sinners though they be; it may be that God may yet bring them to himself. It was but last church meeting that we received into our communion a young friend who was educated and brought up by a pious minister in Colchester. She had been there many years, and when she came away to London the minister said to her, “Now, my girl, I have prayed for you hundreds of time...

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By: Lantana Grace Church | March 02, 2017

What a mass of wickedness is hereabouts; what tens of thousands in this immediate neighborhood who know nothing of God. Here is a city with very nearly three millions of inhabitants; it is not a city but an empire in itself. What shall we do when we are on our knees. I confess I have sometimes found myself utterly unable to express my desires in prayer to God for this city. When you once get a notion of its sin, its infamy, its dens, its innumerable missionaries teaching Satanic doctrines, its multitudes of men and women whose likelihood it is to ensnare the simple ones, it is an awful burden to carry before God, you cannot pray for London except in sighs and groans. Good old Roby Flockhart, who stood for many years in the streets of Edinbu...

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By: Lantana Grace Church | January 19, 2017

In our latter years . . . there is a keener sense of sin! Older believers are more aware of the NATURE of sin than the acts and deeds of sin. Attitude and spirit occupy the mind more than the acts and deeds.

In our latter years . . . our prayers begin to change. There is less asking and more thanksgiving . . . less petition and more praise. We do, however, ask things for our children, but our needs are different than theirs.

In our latter years . . . there is a clearer understanding of the FRAILTY OF LIFE. It is more difficult to think of death when we are young, but when this flesh begins to crumble and the keepers of the house tremble, the strong men bow themselves, we begin to think more and more of our house not made with hands.

Henry Maha...

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By: Lantana Grace Church | October 04, 2016

God’s church does not beg for handouts or pressure folks into giving or ask everyone to gang up on God in prayer to get him to provide for us. If God is in the work he will provide without a cheer leader. But if God is not in the work, when it does not come to pass, our public begging would have only made those around us think our God is a failure. Therefore, we pray in secret, ask God’s will be done on the matter, with contentment of knowing his will shall be done.

Clay Curtis

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By: Lantana Grace Church | April 19, 2016

The Church in New Park Street was sadly reduced in numbers, and from the position of its meeting-house there seemed no prospect before it, but ultimate dissolution; but there were a few in its midst who never ceased to pray for a gracious revival. The congregation became smaller and smaller, but they hoped on, hoped ever. Let it never be forgotten that when they were at their worst the Lord remembered them, and gave to them such a tide of prosperity that they have had no mourning, or doubting, but more than thirty years of continued rejoicing.

Charles Spurgeon

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By: Lantana Grace Church | March 16, 2016

"Daniel went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God" (Daniel 6:10).

Daniel's habit of private prayer was the hidden cause of all his steadiness . . . and such has been the habit of all the most eminent saints of God: they have not been content with a few cold, heartless words every morning and every night, but they have lived in a spirit of prayer, and sent up many a short earnest petition throughout the day. . . Mark well, beloved the habit of private prayer: here is the secret of that steadiness which Daniel showed in Babylon . . . We know he had all cares of government upon his shoulders; he must have been...

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By: Lantana Grace Church | February 22, 2016

Here is a prayer that God never says no to… “Have mercy upon me.” Whenever someone asks for mercy, they are acknowledging their guilt before God, they are acknowledging His sovereign right to give or withhold it as He sees fit, and they are pleading their need of mercy. Everybody who truly pleads for mercy will have it. If you say, “I asked the Lord for mercy and He did not give it to me,” then you really never asked for mercy. You may have used the word “mercy”, but that is not what you meant. Because if you meant what the Bible means by mercy, you would have it! The Lord did say, “Him that cometh to Me, I will in no wise cast out.” If you are not received in mercy by Him, it is because you never came to Him for mercy in the first place! R...

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By: Lantana Grace Church | October 06, 2015

To receive Christ as our Lord is to bow to His will. To walk with Christ is to walk with Him, “Who worketh all things after the counsel of HIS own will.” To plan my day is to say, “If the Lord will, we shall do this.” To pray is to ask anything according to His will.


Henry Mahan

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By: Lantana Grace Church | October 05, 2015

(Psalms 86:1) "Bow down thine ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor and needy."


When God hears our prayers it is said that He bows down his ear to them, for He condescends and is pleased to take notice of such vile common creatures as us, to hear such defective prayers as ours.


Milton Howard

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By: Lantana Grace Church | October 04, 2015

In all the parts of prayer the soul must ascend upon the wings of faith and holy desire, and be lifted up to God, to meet the communications of His grace, and in an expectation raised very high of great things from Him.


Matthew Henry (1662-1714)

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By: Lantana Grace Church | July 28, 2015

O Lord God, help us now to really worship Thee. We thank Thee for the occasion. Lord, wilt Thou help us to forget our cares, to shut out the world, to get rid of all down-dragging tendencies and the attractions of grosser things that we may SEE CHRIST and WORSHIP HIM as earnestly as we should.

C. H. Spurgeon

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By: Lantana Grace Church | July 26, 2015

It is said of Francis I of France, that when a woman kneeled before him to beg justice from him, he told her to stand up. "It is justice I owe you, not something to beg for. If you want to beg for something, let it be mercy."

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By: Lantana Grace Church | June 30, 2015

The best praying in the world is pleading God's promises. If we pray without a promise found in God's Word, we have no reason to expect an answer. God will do what He has promised to do – He may do more, but we have no right to expect it.


Milton Howard

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By: Lantana Grace Church | June 11, 2015

Public prayer would be a far better means of grace to the people if those who utter petitions in public would seek preparation of heart from the Lord and enter upon the exercise with careful thought.

C.H. Spurgeon

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