Three Secrets to Power
Defining Moments for World-Changing Prayer
First Defining Moment for World-Changing Prayer
First secret: “The _______”
So I sought for a man among them who would make a wall, and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land, that I should not destroy it; but I found no one. — Ezekiel 22:30 (NKJV)
Summary: Effective prayer needs a __________ of _________ retreat.
Second Defining Moment for World-Changing Prayer
Second secret: “The _______”
Ask of me, and I will make the nations your inheritance, the ends of the earth your possession. — Psalm 2:8 (NIV)
Now if we are children, then we are heirs–heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ… — Romans 8:17 (NIV)
Now, son of man, take a clay tablet, put it in front of you and draw the city of Jerusalem on it. Then lay siege to it… — Ezekiel 4:1-2 (NIV)
Summary: Effective prayer needs a __________ evangelism __________.
Third Defining Moment for World-Changing Prayer
Third secret: “The _______ ________”
Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he began to be sorrowful and troubled. Then he said to them, “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.” Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.” Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. “Could you men not keep watch with me for one hour?… Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” — Matthew 26:36-41 (NIV)
And being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground. — Luke 22:44 (NIV)
Summary: Effective prayer needs an _______________ with__________.