Video One (less than a minute): Prayer is a Battle (repeated) then “spiritual battle”
The message being that the world makes praying difficult and tries to distract us and deter us from praying.
Video Two (less than a minute): We Love, Because God First Loved us
A song I learned as a Volunteer in Mission in Southeastern, Alaska, the summer after college, in ’82, that I have been teaching kids and congregations ever since (including the AoG church a couple of Sundays ago). Here we are with the Pastor of the Assemblies of God church here in Nkhoma, who has been so welcoming and gracious, and who invited me to preach on Sept. 3. They’ve had us to dinner, and last week, they came to a Pancake Supper at our place.
Picture: Sing to the Lord, all the earth…Declare God’s glory among the nations, God’s marvelous deeds among all peoples” I Chronicles 16:23-24.
Yesterday, at a church in Lilongwe, at which I preached, the congregation sang and danced and praised God for the better part of 2 1/2 hours before the sermon (15 minutes in English with an extra 15 minutes for translation into Chichewa).