Blog Posts on Prayer
Paul Miller on the Doctrine of Prayer
Prayer should be going on throughout the day. Prayer need not of necessity be long; it can be brief, just an ejaculation at times is a true prayer. That is, surely. what the Apostle Paul means in his…
What Should We Do About Unanswered Prayer?
In this video, Francis Chan shares about how he responds to unanswered prayer:
Other videos from Francis Chan —
- Do You Feel Distant from God?
- Francis Chan on Making Disciples and Knowing Christ
- Francis Chan's Question on Which Is Worse
The Nightmare of Communism in North Korea
For those of you too young to remember building bomb shelters in the ’50s, and for whom the horrors of Stalin’s Gulags and the “iron curtain” have little impact, I would encourage you to look today at what Communism has…Continue Reading
An Impulse You Should Never Ignore
Martyn Lloyd-Jones writes to preachers:
Above all — and this I regard as most important of all — always respond to every impulse to pray. The impulse to pray may come when you are reading or when you are battling…
Be Encouraged to Pray This Summer
Where to pray is not the issue. But whether.
Let J. C. Ryle stir you up as he has me.
I dare not lay down too strict rules on such points as these. I leave them to your own conscience.…
What is Prayer?
What Is Present When Kneeling to Pray in Jesus’ Name
Here’s what is present when we kneel to pray in Jesus’ name:
1. God the Father on his throne sovereign over the universe, with a welcoming, countenance focused on us.
2. God the Son in his high priestly role, standing…
Your Most Common Prayer for Your Soul?
Do you have a main prayer for yourself that you come back to again and again?
Mine changes only slightly from year to year. Different words come to mind with different meditations on the central truth of the Bible. But…Continue Reading
Prayer: “Reversed Thunder”
We just finished a conference on prayer. To keep fanning the flames of zeal for a life of prayer, here is the most remarkable poem on prayer I know. It was written by George Herbert.
For me, the phrase “reversed…Continue Reading