Blog Posts on Prayer
The Most Important Prayer Request in the World
The most important prayer is that the most important person in the universe do the most important act in the universe.
That’s why Jesus put this request at the beginning of the Lord’s prayer: “Hallowed be your name.”
God is…Continue Reading
9 Ways to Pray for Your Soul
Here are some ways to pray for yourself so that you're praying in sync with the way God works.
1. For the desire of my heart to be toward God and his Word.
Incline my heart to Your testimonies and…
A List of Everything they Prayed for in the New Testament
How do you keep your prayers from sinking into mindless ruts of repetition?
One way is to make a list of what they prayed for in the New Testament, and pray that.
That’s what I did for myself. I…Continue Reading
10 Reasons to Pray the Scriptures
Here are some of the reasons you should pray and meditate over biblical truth.
1. Biblical truth saves.
Take heed to yourself and to your doctrine; hold to that, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your…
Newton's Struggle with Prayer
If you knew the struggles of the greatest of saints you might be heartened to press on in prayer in 2009.
John Newton (1725-1807)—slave trader, convert to Christ, author of “Amazing Grace,” pastor, fellow struggler—on a morning in April sometime…Continue Reading
A Good Start on Prayer in 2009
At Bethlehem Baptist Church this is the beginning of prayer week. This is our way of encouraging each other to pray more consistently, more earnestly, more hopefully, and more biblically in 2009.
The best way to strengthen our faith and…Continue Reading
Closing Prayer of Spectacular Sins
Prayers that Spring from Promises
As an event planner, I am often tempted to worry as I look toward upcoming conferences. Silly questions (that don't sound so silly in my head) come to mind and plague my heart:
- "Will people want to come? Will the…