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Prayer killer #10: Selfishness

When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures. James 4:3 We started our series on Prayer killers in James 4:2 where prayerlessness was a killer. We end our series in the very n
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Prayer killer #9: Unforgiveness

And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.” Mark 11:25 Unforgiveness is a killer. Not only does it eat us up and hold us bondage (I’m talking here ab
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Prayer killer #8: Discord

7 Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers. 1 Pet 3:7 The Bible is here addres
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Prayer killer #7: Doubt

22 “Have faith in God,” Jesus answered. 23 “ Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for th

Prayer killer #6: Timidity

14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. 15 And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him. 1 John 5:14-15 Apparently we have conf

Prayer killer #5: Independence

1 One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” 2 He said to them, “When you pray, say: “‘Father, hallowed be your name, your k

Prayer killer #4: Disconnection

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you. John 15:16 John 15 is all about how Jesus is the Vine and we are t
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Prayer killer #3: Giving up

Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. Luke 18:1 It was grade 0 sports day at Petra. In amongst all the laughter and fun, there was a very moving scene. One of the little ones fell over duri
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Prayer killer #2: Faithlessness

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12 Dear Africa, here is our problem – the lack of faithfulness. You say you will do something and you don’t. You say you will come, and you don’t. You say you will
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Prayer Killer #1: Prayerlessness

You do not have because you do not ask God. James 4:2 Prayerlessness is a killer. It creeps in so easily. Here God gives a staggering revelation – you’re not getting what you pray for because you don’t pray for it! Step number 1 towards
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