H2o Church
God Saves the Day
This is part 10 of this series, as we've looked at how studying the end affects today. In this talk, we're going to look at how understanding life as a WAR teaches us how to pray.
Locations & Times
  • H2O Church
    100 S Eola Dr, Orlando, FL 32801, USA
    Sunday 8:00 AM
Last week, we talked about how it’s best to understand Jesus’ coming to earth as an invasion. He’s invaded to win people back to him. He’s invaded to win back places in our hearts.

Stuff to think about.
Note that the first century Christians would likely have understood the symbolism of Revelation. After all, it was written to them.

Note that as much as we love to say God is in control, at Jesus’ birth, King Herod sought to destroy him, and Joseph and Mary had to run for their lives, to another country. LIFE IS SCARY. IT’S NOT A GAME, IT’S A WAR. EVIL IS REAL.

Note that apocalyptic language is like God pulling back the curtain of human history to reveal to us what is going on behind the scenes, to get us to understand life in a certain way.

So, what are we to do? WE ARE TO WAGE WAR IN PRAYER.

“The number one reason why prayer malfunctions in the hands of a believers is that they try to turn a wartime walkie-talkie into a domestic intercom…We have so domesticated prayer that it is no longer, in many of our lives and churches, what it was created to be - a wartime walkie-talkie for the accomplishment of mission commands.” John Piper
1. There is a way of praying that works and a way of praying that doesn’t work.

“You have not, because you ask not.” James 4:2

2. Pray like a son/ daughter of the great King.

3. Slowly Enter into His presence.
4. Pray for THE KINGDOM to come to people & places.
“Without God, we cannot, and without us, He will not.” Augustine