All Resources on Prayer

Prayers That Don’t Work

Interviews

by Tim Keller

In episode 463, guest Tim Keller talks about prayers that won't work.

We Pray to a Father

Interviews

by Tim Keller

In episode 462, guest Tim Keller discusses praying to the Father.

Joy, Sorrow, and the Healthy Prayer Life

Interviews

by Tim Keller

In episode 461, guest Tim Keller talks about lamenting during prayer.

Fighting for Solitude

Interviews

by Tim Keller

In episode 460, guest Tim Keller discusses the importance of solitude with God.

How to Pray the Psalms

Interviews

by Tim Keller

In episode 459, guest Tim Keller discusses how to pray the Psalms.

A Prayer to Hold Your Life Together

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 451, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2007 where he shares a prayer to hold your life together.

Four Motivations to Pray

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 446, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2007 encouraging Christians to pray.

When Should I Stop Praying for Something?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 413, Pastor John gives counsel on how to pray.

Why Do Catholics Pray to Mary?

Interviews

by Michael Reeves

In episode 381, historian Michael Reeves discusses the history behind why Catholics pray to Mary.

Mealtime Prayers: Impromptu or Memorized?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 126, Pastor John talks about impromptu prayers versus memorized prayers.

Mealtime Prayers: Necessary or Optional?

Interviews

by John Piper

In Episode 124, Pastor John talks about why Christians pray before meals.

God Hears My Prayers, So Why Should I Pray for Things Twice?

Interviews

by John Piper

If the Lord hears our prayers, why is it necessary to pray for the same things over and over and over again? Why not once? Why do we pray repetitively for the same things?

A Theology of Prayer in Three Minutes

Interviews

by John Piper

“Our prayers are part of the causality of the final victory of God.”

The Doctrine of Prayer

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

Interviews

by Paul Miller

Paul Miller discusses the importance of prayer in the life of the pastor. He explains that we pray not out of discipline, but out of desperation.

Our Deepest Prayer: Hallowed Be Your Name

Matthew 6:5-15

Sermons

by John Piper

The Lord's Prayer teaches us to go to God for every need, especially our need to hallow him above all things.

Speaker Panel with Beeke, Miller, Chan, Rankin, and Piper

Desiring God 2011 Conference for Pastors

(The Powerful Life of the Praying Pastor: In His Room, With His Family, Among the People of God)

Conference Messages

by John Piper, Francis Chan, Joel Beeke, and Paul Miller

Helping Your People Discover the Praying Life

Desiring God 2011 Conference for Pastors

(The Powerful Life of the Praying Pastor: In His Room, With His Family, Among the People of God)

Conference Messages

by Paul Miller

Leading Family Worship

Desiring God 2011 Conference for Pastors

(The Powerful Life of the Praying Pastor: In His Room, With His Family, Among the People of God)

Conference Messages

by Joel Beeke

Prayer as a Way of Walking in Love: A Personal Journey

Desiring God 2011 Conference for Pastors

(The Powerful Life of the Praying Pastor: In His Room, With His Family, Among the People of God)

Conference Messages

by Francis Chan

Cultivating Private Prayer as a Pastor

Desiring God 2011 Conference for Pastors

(The Powerful Life of the Praying Pastor: In His Room, With His Family, Among the People of God)

Conference Messages

by Joel Beeke

When Does God Answer Prayer?

1 John 3:22-23

Articles

by John Piper

Prayer is not designed to compound hoarded pleasures. If we do not aim to love, we pray in vain.