Prayer Initiative

Each member of Immanuel Bible Church has a biblical understanding of prayer and a commitment to pray privately and corporately.

Should you have any questions regarding this initiative, please contact one of our team members at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.: Bob Hartman, George Lawrence, Dave Treadwell.

Immanuel Sermons on Prayer

Prayer’s Role: What Prayer Does—1 Samuel 1
(Johnson, 09/28/14, titled “Praying from Poverty”)

Prayer’s Dilemma: If God is Sovereign, Why Pray? - Philemon 1-5
(Johnson, 08/16/15)

Prayer’s Method: How to Pray—2 Samuel 7:18-29
(Johnson, 10/25/15, titled “Praise for Promises”)

Prayer’s Fight: How Prayer Kills Worry—Philippians 4:6-7
(Johnson, 06/21/15, titled “Don’t Worry”)

Prayer’s Model: How to Pray Like Daniel—Psalm 119:145-152
(Johnson, 08/10/14, titled “Pray, and Pray Again”)

Prayer’s Model: How to Pray Like Elijah—1 Kings 18:41-46
(Johnson, 04/09/17, titled “The Prayer of a Righteous Man”)

Prayer’s Agent: How Jesus Impacts Prayer—Mark 9:14-29
(Johnson, 06/30/13, titled “Praying Away Demons”)

Praying in the Holy Spirit, What it is NOT – 1 Corinthians 14:1-19
(Johnson, 09/21/14, titled “Bata Longo Sota – Praying and the Gift of Tongues")

Praying in the Holy Spirit, What it IS – Ephesians 6:10-20
(Hartman, 02/19/12, titled “Living in the Power of the Holy Spirit”)

Immanuel Prayer Groups

Click here for information on prayer groups at Immanuel.

How can we pray for you?

Submit a prayer request

Immanuel Devotional Prayer Documents

Prayers of Worship, by Bob Hartman

Prayers of Thanksgiving, 31 Days of Prayer, by Bob Hartman

Pastor’s Picks – Books on Prayer

After the Bible, we recommend the following:

A Journey to Victorious Praying, by Bill Thrasher
Handbook to Prayer,
Kenneth Boa
Face to Face, Praying the Scriptures for Intimate Worship,
by Kenneth Boa
It Happens After Prayer
, H.B. Charles, Jr.
Prayer, by Timothy Keller
Praying with Paul,
by D.A. Carson
The Valley of Vision, edited by Arthur Bennett

You can purchase any of these books on prayer at the Immanuel Christian Bookstore.

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