The Christian walk isn’t always an easy one, the apostle Paul can testify to that, but it is a worthy one. In this sermon we will see that the hardships we encounter not only help strengthen us and build character, it can also help others. Paul compares the Christian with that of a soldier and how we should endure the hardships by putting on our armour in order to defeat the enemy.
Christians are to be “devoted to prayer”.
People in the Scriptures who were devoted to prayer include:
3. Why wouldn’t we be devoted to prayer when we consider what it is?
Jesus’ resurrection was prophesied
(a) About 1,000 years before the time of Jesus’ ministry!
(b) About 700 years before the time of Jesus’ ministry!
(c) During Jesus’ ministry
Jesus’ resurrection was proven
Our resurrection is also prophesied
Our resurrection is also proven