Outreach Ideas from the Past to the Present – Postal Card Sermon

A friend sends a postal card with the following hints on prayer, in order that our prayers may be answered:

Postal Card Sermon

We must ask in the name of Jesus. John 14:13, 14

We must abide in Him, and have His word abiding in us. John 15:7

We must keep the commandments of God. 1 John 3:22

While we pray we must give thanks. Colossians 4:2

We must seek spiritual things first. Matthew 6:33

We must also pray for all saints. Ephesians 6:18

We must pray “in the Spirit” of God, and according to His mind. Jude 20; Ephesians 6:18

We must have no hard feelings toward any one. Mark 11:25

We must not babble, or use vain repetitions. Matthew 6:7

We must not ask for worldly purposes or fleshly desires. James 4:3

We must pray in faith. James 5:15

We must not doubt God will keep His word. Mark 11:24; 1 John 5:15

We must ask according to His will. Matthew 6:10

The Signs of the Times, October 23, 1879.