Basic Training for the Body
Unlocking the Power of Prayer
Matthew 6:5-15, 7:7-11
Pew Bible Pg. 787
I. Prayer begins by acknowledging who God is. Matt. 6:9
A. Our Father is all knowing and generous. Matt 6:6, 8; 7:11
B. Our Father is conditionally forgiving. Matt. 6:14-15
II. Prayer is an eternal gift. Matt. 6:10
A. Our prayers to God reflect what is most important to us.
B. Start small and pray big. Matt. 7:7-8
III. Prayer is the power we need to live for Jesus Christ.
A. Persevering in prayer is like persevering in our faith.
B. Our prayers prepare us for what is to come.
Where do I find my focus most days, on God and His ability or me and my inability?
Who or what do I need to be praying consistently about in my life?
Who is someone I can pray with or teach how to pray?