Power Of Prayer FINAL DRAFT

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Jeremy White

Professor McMillion

SPH-107

April 12th, 2014

POWER OF PRAYER

This was instilled in me since I can remember as a little boy. It is now a part of my

daily life now more than ever. In the world that we live in today, with chaos ,

suffering, and destruction, no one is safe. In order to survive, as well as endure the

challenges of this life, it’s nothing like the power of prayer.

Prayer can change things, but as the scripture James 2:26 For as the body without the

spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also. ... from the King James Bible Online

(KJV Bible). Fromhttp://biblehub.com/kjvs/hebrews/11.htm Hebrews 11:1 states:

1. Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

2. For by it the elders obtained a good report.

My mama and sister were praying women, who taught me that whatever I needed

From God, to ask him in. I was also taught that God knows who and what you

need better than we know ourselves. With that being said, prayer is necessary in our

lives to help us endure, overcome, conquer fears, injustices, and give us peace in the

time of need.

Some of you may be asking yourselves by now: “Why should I pray?” “When Should I

pray?” and “How should I pray”? Those are very good questions, and I will answer

them for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:7 says to pray without ceasing. We should pray

because just like M.C. Hammer’s song says, “We got to pray just to make it today!”

All of us in here have loved ones, some near, and some afar off. Some may be in the

armed services, or living in another state or country. The fact of the matter is that we

love them, and want them to be safe. These are some of the reasons why we should

pray, for God’s protection. In addition to this, it is an important part of communication

with the Lord Almighty. Just like you have to communicate in a relationship, whereas

if you don’t. The relationship will fall faster than a New York quarter. So will

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