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John is the under-shepherd of Agape International Church & Ministries Inc, Antioch, California and the President of Agape International Ministries Foundation, Inc (www.agapebfm.net) John has been a Preacher, Bible Teacher, Counselor and a mission-minded servant of God from 1984 till the present time. Married to Alice since 1987, he enjoys being a father to 2 sons and 1 daughter. He is available to preach, participate in evangelistic crusades and revivals, lead or participate in a Marriage Enrichment program internationally. John preaches on a weekly radio broadcast called "KNOW THE TRUTH" (Based on John 8:32)and the broadcast is aired every Sunday at Radio KDIA 1640AM. The broadcast is also accessible through the website of the radio station: www.kdia.com. You can follow him on twitter @agapebfm

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Sustenance Through Supplication

Strength for the Journey
Sustenance Through Supplication

Memory Verse: Isaiah 65:24 (NKJV) “It shall come to pass
That before they call, I will answer;
And while they are still speaking, I will hear.

Text: Psalm 20


Partners in Prayer: God’s Hand Moves When We Pray Together by John Maxwell

1.    The Reason:
Lamentations 3:22–23;  Numbers 23:19;  Psalm 46:1–2;  Matthew 28:20; John 15:7;  Matthew 7:7–8;  Numbers 23:19;  Ephesians 3:20;  Malachi 3:6; James 1:17;  Hebrews 13:8

2.    The Requirement:
Mark 11:24; Matthew 21:21–22; Luke 17:5;  Matthew 26:3;  John 14:13–1; 1 John 5:14–15; 1 Thessalonians 5:17;  Job 42:10; Ephesians 6:18; Job 27:8-9; Psalm 66:18; Isaiah 1:15;  Mat 6:5, 14-15; James 1:5–8;  James 4:2–3

3.    The Reward:
Lamentations 5:7; 1 Chronicles 4:9–10; 1 Chr 4:10;  James 5:13;  Mat 7:7-8;  Proverbs 10:22;  Psalm 35:27; 3 John 2;  Dan 11:32;  Matthew 28:20; Deu 33:7;  Psalm 121:3–4;  Psalm 9:1–7;  Psalm 56:3;  Psalm 91:15; Jeremiah 33:3; James 1:5; John 16:13 ; John 8:12;  Psalm 18:1–2; 121; Acts 16:25–26; Acts 16:25–26; Acts 9:37–40; 2 Kings 6:14–18;  James 1:5; Matthew 6:9–11; 7:8–11

“…I will go, sustained by your prayers, and in the name of my Savior.  I will go to North Carolina.” –Adam Crooks
As reported by an eye witness. (Quoted from The Story of the Wesleyan Church by Robert Black and Keith Drury.)

“God does nothing but by prayer, and everything with it.”—John Wesley
Illustration: When Saloon Keepers Capitulated

Conclusion: James 4:8

 “God is never more than a prayer away from you.” --William A. Ward