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Powerful Prayer: Principles for warfare praying
Oct13

Powerful Prayer: Principles for warfare praying

Like perhaps no other movie before, War Room is having a wonderful effect toward motivating believers toward prayer. As we consider more fervent prayer, it is vital to be clear on the essential principles of tearing down strongholds. In 2 Cor. 10:4, Paul said believers have “weapons that are mighty through God to the demolishing of strongholds.”  The words in this text are incredibly powerful. Yet today, the sad reality is that many...

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Powerful Prayer: Persecuted believers
Sep16

Powerful Prayer: Persecuted believers

“Remember the prisoners as if chained with them—those who are mistreated—since you yourselves are in the body also.” (Heb. 13:2) “And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it….But now indeed there are many members yet one body.” (1 Cor. 12:20a, 12:26a) In modern times, we are witnessing one of the most catastrophic slaughters of believers in human history.  As horrible as are the news reports, the actual situation is even...

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Powerful Prayer: Two current issues for urgent prayer
Aug18

Powerful Prayer: Two current issues for urgent prayer

On Aug. 28, one of the greatest opportunities for inspiring people to pray will be released in American theaters.  The movie “War Room” has unprecedented capacity to motivate believers to serious intercession. In strongest terms, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Office of Prayer urges all Christians and churches to see the movie and utilize the related materials offered through LifeWay. As God’s people, it is always...

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Powerful Prayer: Staying bold, joyful, persistent
Jul14

Powerful Prayer: Staying bold, joyful, persistent

It is hard to overstate the significance and timing of this year’s SBC Annual Convention Theme “The Third Great Awakening.” With the Supreme Court deciding against the biblical definition of marriage, praying for the next great awakening is more crucial than ever. But regardless of whether America first sees spiritual awakening or worsening consequences of rebellion, true churches can still see revival! Especially in times of...

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SEC: A statewide night of prayer set for Jan. 25, 2015
Dec01

SEC: A statewide night of prayer set for Jan. 25, 2015

World renowned spiritual awakening historian J. Edwin Orr makes the following crucial observation about the ways of God. “When God is about to send a mighty revival, He sets His people to praying.” Words cannot express my personal joy at seeing this growing reality in Oklahoma! For many years, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) Executive Director-Treasurer Anthony Jordan and Oklahoma Baptists have had the burden...

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