Prayer - The Overflow | Sermons | GracePoint Church | Lodi

Prayer - The Overflow

Series: Standalone Sermons

Prayer - The Overflow

June 13, 2021 | Adam Morris

Passage: 1 Samuel 2:1-11

I’ve found it to be true in my own prayer life: I rush to ask God for things rather than “hallowing” His name. After all, He is the only one worthy of glory, honor, and praise. Why, then, when we come to Him in prayer do we not take more time to just remember His majesty, character, and glory? Why is it that we sing worship songs to Him from the pews but rush through worshipping Him when we pray?

Have you ever come home from a long day and said hello to your loved ones only to have them reply with a request? I wonder if God feels that way with us sometimes. When we’re going through a trial or a struggle we run to Him to ask for things (as we should!) but is it possible that the peace we are looking for is not found in a change of our situation but rather having a different posture in our prayers? Maybe our peace rests in remembering who He is and spending time with Him rather than rushing to focus on what He can provide.

Series Information

Other sermons in the series

May 19, 2019

Christian Unity

Hello church family! It is truly an honor and a privilege to be able...

October 27, 2019

Missions Sunday

Dr. Zemede works to bring the gospel and disciple men and women...

January 05, 2020

God With Us

“Hello church family! I am so excited and privileged to be able...

July 19, 2020

God is in Control

Hello GracePoint family!I am very super excited to be able to come back...

January 10, 2021

Deserts Into Desserts

There is a very subtle difference in the way they are spelled-- desert...

March 21, 2021

Death And Life

Are there times in your life where it seems all hope is lost? This week...

June 20, 2021

The God Who Provides

For me, Father’s Day brings a lot of good memories of my dad. As...

June 27, 2021

It's A Mystery

Who doesn’t love a good mystery? I was surprised to discover how...

August 29, 2021

The Church on Mission

“Missional” has become a buzzword and therefore has become...

September 05, 2021

The Presence of God

If I was to ask you to share the gospel with someone right now in your...

October 10, 2021

New Creation

If you were to take a poll on what the mission and purpose of the...

October 17, 2021

Scripturally Fit

This Sunday our guest speaker will be one of our elders, Dr. Bill Kehoe...

January 02, 2022

In The Quiet

When it comes to your spiritual life—your heart is the...

January 16, 2022

Shaped to Serve

Being a servant does not fit into today’s consumer mentality...

January 30, 2022

Missions Sunday 2022

Most of us live somewhere near Lodi. We attend church here, work and...

March 27, 2022

What's Next?

This week are going to be looking at the very first miracle of Jesus...

May 01, 2022

Doubts

The Jesus that Thomas doubted was the same Jesus he died for. His...

June 12, 2022

Nailed It

Throughout scripture, Jesus used stories and observations to illustrate...