All Resources on Prayer

Desire Starters and the Night of Prayer

Articles

by John Piper

If your desires are weak, here are thirty four desire starters.

Should I Pray In Jesus' Name When Asked to Pray In Public?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper gives two reasons why he always prays in Jesus' name.

A Letter Found to the West of the Sanctuary on the Stairs Leading up to the Senior High Room

Articles

by John Piper

Screwtape scolds Wormword for not doing more to undermine prayer at Bethlehem.

A Week of Prayer

Going Hard after the Holy God

Articles

by John Piper

The measure of our present experience with Christ is the intensity of our longing for its increase.

Wanted: Worm Work

Articles

by John Piper

Praying is worm-work. You can’t see worms doing their work. But without them you couldn’t plow the field.

The "All or Nothing" Impediment to Prayer

Articles

by John Piper

Pray for total healing and total salvation. But also pray for smaller steps to be made on the way.

"We Have Not Because We Ask Not"

Articles

by John Piper

When God aims to do a great work, he starts by planting a spark of desire in a few hearts. Then he fans it into flame through prayer.

Our Incense Before the Lamb

Articles

by John Piper

Have you ever thought of your prayers as the aroma of heaven?

Pray Like This: Hallowed Be Your Name

Matthew 6:5-18

Sermons

by John Piper

The most significant reason to pray is to ask God to glorify himself.

Should I Use the Bible When I Pray?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper talks about how helpful Scripture can be when we wish to communicate with God.

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 Power that Wields the Weapon

2 Thessalonians 3:1-2

Sermons

by John Piper

The Weapon Serves the Wielding Power

Ephesians 6:17-20

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?

Devote Yourselves to Prayer

Colossians 4:2-4

Sermons

by John Piper

Pray Without Ceasing

1 Thessalonians 5:12-18

Sermons

by John Piper

When God Says, "Not Now"

Luke 11:1-13

Sermons

by John Piper

What are God's purposes when he says "No" to his praying people?