Sermons on Prayer

What Do Answers to Prayer Depend On?, Part 1

Obedience

by John Piper

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

What Do Answers to Prayer Depend On?, Part 2

God's Will

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

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

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

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

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

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

by John Piper

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

That Your Prayers May Not Be Hindered

1 Peter 3:7

by John Piper

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

Incentives to Strive in Prayer

Romans 15:30

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.