Corporate Prayer

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2019 Prayer Emphasis Week at Shiloh Church

January 14, 2019
By H.B. Charles Jr.
Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints. – Ephesians 6:18   January 13-20, 2019 is Prayer Emphasis Week at the Shiloh Church in Jacksonville, where I serve as pastor. As a congregation, we start the year seeking God’s guidance, power, and blessings on our lives and ministry work together. We believe it happens after prayer! There are a lot of things you can do to help the situation, after you have prayed about it. But there really is nothing you can do to...
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All-Night Prayer Meeting Tonight at Shiloh

January 14, 2012
By H.B. Charles Jr.
This is Prayer Emphasis Week at Shiloh Metropolitan BaptistChurch. We are climaxing it with an All-Night Prayer Meeting. Itbegins tonight at 10 PM and will last through 6 AM. The Psalms frequently mention praying to God in the nightwatches. Jesus spent all night seeking the will of the Father. Throughoutchurch history, devout Christians have set times where they have sacrificedsleep for prayer. We are gathering as a church family for a night of prayer tocall on God for a special work of the Holy Spirit in our lives. We are alsoasking for the favor of the Lord on our church...
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Guidelines for Participating in Prayer Meetings

January 9, 2012
By H.B. Charles Jr.
Corporateprayer is an expression of Christian fellowship. Therefore, it should be ourgoal that our prayer meetings promote our unity in Christ. Here are tenpractical guidelines that will help us honor the Lord Jesus in our times ofprayer together. 1.    Recognize the appointed leader of the prayermeeting. Look to this person to give direction. 2.    Use prayers that bless, are biblical, and brief(The 3 B’s). A.  Bless: Are others up or torn down? (1 Co. 14:26)B.   Biblical: Does my prayer align itself with theword of God? (John 15:7) C.  Brief: Am I respectful of others who also wantto pray? (Matt. 6:7)3.    Direct prayers Godward. Avoid prayers thatteach,...