All Resources on Prayer

Ask Your Father in Heaven

Matthew 7:7-12

Sermons

by John Piper

God's lavish invitations to ask him for good things, with the promise that he will give them, is unimaginably wonderful.

Daniel's Defiance of Darius in Prayer

Daniel 6:1-13

Sermons

by John Piper

Daniel was immersed in secular life but he still lived by prayer—daring, defiant, disciplined prayer.

The Weapon Serves the Wielding Power

Ephesians 6:17-20

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by John Piper

The Power that Wields the Weapon

2 Thessalonians 3:1-2

Sermons

by John Piper

What Does It Mean to Bless God?

Articles

by John Piper

Blessing God is an "exclamation of gratitude and admiration."

The Sovereignty of God and Prayer

Articles

by John Piper

If God ordains all things and his knowledge of all things is infallible, then what is the point of praying that anything happen?

Incentives to Strive in Prayer

Romans 15:30

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by John Piper

God calls us from time to time, and some of us as a kind of vocation, to strive—to struggle, and wrestle, and persist, and prevail in prayer.

Devote Yourselves to Prayer

Colossians 4:2-4

Sermons

by John Piper

Let Your Requests Be Made Known to God

Philippians 4:4-7

Sermons

by John Piper

How to Pray for the Soul—Yours or Another's

Articles

by John Piper

How you pray is based on what you believe God can do.
Here are 7 things to ask God to do for your soul and others'.

Big, Sweeping–But Not Insipid–Prayers

Articles

by John Piper

How to pray huge, general prayers without them sounding vague or stale.

A Summary Theology of Prayer

Articles

by John Piper

Knowing God's purpose for prayer deepens our commitment to pray and helps us glorify God for why he does what he does.

That Your Prayers May Not Be Hindered

1 Peter 3:7

Sermons

by John Piper

There are ways live that hinder prayers and there is a way to live that helps prayer.

What Do Answers to Prayer Depend On?, Part 2

God's Will

Sermons

by John Piper

Our prayers should always aim not merely at our own satisfaction, but also at the benefit of others.

Practical Help for Praying for Help

Sermons

by John Piper

Prayer is not a mere devotional interlude in the real business of living; it is the pathway of faith and obedience. There is no other.

Pray for Kings and All in High Positions

1 Timothy 2:2

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by John Piper

Let your prayers embrace all kinds of people: high and low, white and black, democrats and republicans, Soviet premiers and Iranian Ayatollahs. Enlarge your heart until it embraces the world.

How to Argue with God

Summer Psalms

(Sunday Evening Message)

Psalms 143

Sermons

by John Piper

Don't let your sinfulness hinder your prayers. Run into the arms of God and fill his ear with arguments that aim for His honor.

My Prayer to God Is That They Might Be Saved

Romans 10:1

Sermons

by John Piper

Paul does not pray for ineffectual influences, but for effectual influences. And that is how we should pray too.

If My Words Abide In You . . .

John 15:7

Sermons

by John Piper

The great need of the hour is to know God more deeply and personally and more biblically.

Ask Whatever You Wish

John 15:7

Sermons

by John Piper

God designed prayer to give his disciples the joy of bearing fruit while God himself gets the glory.

What Do Answers to Prayer Depend On?, Part 1

Obedience

Sermons

by John Piper

If we are unloving and unrepentant then we should not think that God is likely to answer our prayers.