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YOU WORSHIP GOD BY LISTENING TO HIS WORD LET GOD TALK TO YOUR HEART AND BOW TO HIS WILL

(Neh 8:6) And Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God. And all the people answered, Amen, Amen, with lifting up their hands: and they bowed their heads, and worshipped the LORD with their faces to the ground. BEFORE THE PREACHING 1. Get our hearts right with God, as we worship 2. Be reconciled with our brothers and sisters, You can do the reconciliation and be right with GOD now: OPEN YOUR CELFON and ask for forgiveness or forgive people who offended you MESSAGE: Rom 8:26 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Rom 8:27 And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God. Rom 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. QUESTION AND ANSWER ABOUT ROM. 8:26-28 1. WHO IS OUR HELPER? The Holy Spirit of God is our helper 2. WHY DO WE NEED A HELPER? Because we are (sick) infirmed. 3. HOW IS AN INFIRMITY A PROBLEM WITH OUR GOD? God deserves the best. God demands the best. God demands perfect worship and not just wishy washy prayer Exo 12:5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats: For whatsoever man he be that hath a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, or any thing superfluous, Or a man

that is brokenfooted, or brokenhanded, Or crookbackt, or a dwarf, or that hath a blemish in his eye, or be scurvy, or scabbed, or hath his stones broken; No man that hath a blemish of the seed of Aaron the priest shall come nigh to offer the offerings of the LORD made by fire: he hath a blemish; he shall not come nigh to offer the bread of his God. (Lev 21:18-21) Eph 5:27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. 1Pe 1:19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot: But you can't be without blemish, therefore you need a HELPER for your infirmities 4. WHAT ARE THESE INFIRMITIES? INFIRMITY #1 -- for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: (we are ignorant of HIS perfect will) SOLUTION OF SOME PEOPLE: JUST PRAY A COMMON PRAYER AND GET IT OVER WITH PRAYERS THAT DID THE THINKING FOR YOU The book of common prayer The Rosary The Litany ANSWERED WITH pray for us. Holy Mary, Holy Mother of God, Holy Virgin of virgins, St. Michael, St. Gabriel, St. Raphael, All you Holy Angels and Archangels, St. John the Baptist, St. Joseph, All you Holy Patriarchs and Prophets, All you holy Apostles and Evangelists, All you holy Disciples of the Lord, All you holy Innocents, All you holy Bishops and Confessors, All you holy Doctors, All you holy Priests and Levites,

All you holy Monks and Hermits, All you holy Virgins and Widows, All you holy Saints of God, TO BE ANSWERED BY Lord, save your people. From all evil, From all sin, From your wrath, From a sudden and unprovided death, From the snares of the devil, From anger, hatred, and all ill-will, From the spirit of uncleanness, From lightning and tempest, From the scourge of earthquake, From plague, famine, and war, INFIRMITY #2 -- asking AMISS Jas 4:3 Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts. "The idea that this world is a playground instead of a battleground has now been accepted in practice by the vast majority of Christians." A.W. Tozer April 21, 1897 - May 12, 1963 EXAMPLE OF VAIN PRAYER: a BAPTIST pastor giving thanks for smokin hot wife A Prayer of David. Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips. (Psa 17:1) INFIRMITY #3 -- waivering when asking - Jas 1:7 For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord. (Jas 1:7) INFIRMITY #4 - asking GOD to do some good thing for you - without determination to serve GOD the right way Eze 33:31 And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness. 5. HOW DOES THE SPIRIT HELP US IN OUR INFIRMITIES?

Rom 8:26 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. -- BY INTERCEDING FOR US -- BY GROANINGS WHICH CANNOT BE UTTERED a. we do not UTTER the groans which can not be uttered b. it is the SPIRIT's utterances which intercede for us, not ours CONCLUSION: Rom 8:27 And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God. Rom 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. God knows you. He constantly searches your heart. God knows your heart more than you know yours. God knows the mind of the Spirit of God The Spirit will always intercede according to GOD'S WILL, and never against God's will The Spirit will always work all things together for the good of them that LOVE God. Those who are called. IS GOD CALLING YOU TODAY?