Wednesdays I meet with local pastors to pray in the morning, and folk from MGPC to pray in the evening. Apart from Sundays my week revolves around these two gatherings. At Gospel Coalition Australia Renee Tan writes about the ways that corporate prayer deepens, focuses and develops our prayer lives. An excerpt: As we articulate …

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A prayer from Scotty Smith asking for what we really need, and for the grace to be satisfied with whatever else God grants us: “You must not covet your neighbor’s house. You must not covet your neighbor’s wife, male or female servant, ox or donkey, or anything else that belongs to your neighbor” Ex 20:17 …

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Each morning numbers of folk who arrive early for the meeting of the General Assembly of Australia gather for prayer. It was so heartening to walk in at the designated start time on Tuesday to find those gathered had already started. To these are added those who are praying for this meeting around our nation …

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The act of leading a congregation in prayer gives voice to present hope and future expectation by invoking the memory of God’s person, works and promises. In corporate prayer, the people of God remember who God is, and who they are. Remember that in public prayer you are a remembrancer. When a pastor leads in …

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