More prayer & preaching is what will reach the world, no matter how many programs the church has to offer. This passage of scripture tells us a lot about prayer and how we, as individuals and as a church, should be doing daily.
No doubt the early church prayed for days, preached a few minutes and 3000 souls were saved.
Today’s church may pray for 10 minutes, preach a 10-day revival, and may see 30 get saved.
Early church could not keep Peter from prison, but prayer got him out of prison. The want for more money is not needed (greed).
Political influence will not reach the world with the Gospel. Financial influence will not reach the world with the Gospel. Societal influence will not reach the world with the Gospel.
How did Jesus pray?
Pray for sick.
Pray for everything. Prayer without faith is prayer in vain.
We are to look at the Motivation to praying. We are to look at the Measure of praying. We are to look at the Method of praying. And we are to look at the Miracle in praying.
Pray with/in ACTS: