Walking with God on the Mountain and in the Mundane

Sermon from CCM Ladybarn


This sermon was preached by Luke Roden at the Ladybarn site of Christ Church Manchester on Sunday 26th January 2020.


This message was part of the ‘SERIES NAME’ series, preached at Christ Church Manchester’s church in Withington in EARLY/MID/LATE YEAR. The full series included the following sermons:


The Importance of Prioritising Prayer

  • ‘I have so much to do today that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.’ – Martin Luther King

  • ‘Let your ear be attentive and your eyes open to hear the prayer your servant is praying before you day and night for your servants.’ Nehemiah 1:6

  • ‘Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to God, just as he had done before.’ Daniel 6:10

  • ‘Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.’ Mark 1:35

  • ‘Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.’ Luke 6:12

Remembering the Power of Prayer

  • ‘We have not yet learnt that a man is more powerful on his knees than behind the most powerful weapons we have ever developed. We have not learnt that a nation is more powerful when it unites in earnest prayer to God.’ – Billy Graham

  • Exodus Chapter 19
  • ‘Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.’ Matthew 7:7-8

Pursuing Jesus in Prayer

  • ‘I don’t pray because I’m into prayer, I pray because I’m into Jesus, so we talk. I don’t believe in the power of prayer, I believe in the power of Jesus, so I ask for his help, a lot.’ – Peter Greig

  • Matthew 13:44-46 The Kingdom of God is Like…..Treasure

  • Matthew 6:6-8 Your Father knows what you need before you ask him

  • Psalm 121:1-2 I lift my eyes up to the mountains, where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth.


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