Sermons

Teach Us to Pray

January 13, 2019 Speaker: Danny Slavich Series: Fixer Upper: Renovating Your Spiritual Life

Passage: Luke 11:1–11:1

SERMON OUTLINE

  1. What Prayer Is (2 Timothy 3:16)
  2. Why You Should Pray
    1. You should pray because you get to
      1. You get to fulfill the longing of your heart (Job 19:27)
      2. You get to have access to God (Romans 5:2)
      3. You get to have access to God's power (James 5:16-18)
    2. You should pray because you've got to
      1. You've got to follow Jesus' example (Mark 1:35)
      2. You've got to follow Jesus' command (Matthew 6:5)
      3. You've got to pray just to make it today (Colossian 1:9; 4:2-4)
    3. You should pray because Jesus and the Spirit are already praying for you (Romans 8:26-27; Hebrews 7:25) 
  3. How You Should Pray
    1. Attitudes and Habits of Prayer
      1. Pray with faith (Mark 11:24)
      2. Pray with sincerity (Luke 20:47)
      3. Pray consistently (1 Thessalonians 5:17)
      4. Pray desperately (Luke 18:9-14)
    2. Strategies for Prayer
      1. Pray the Bible
      2. Pray through writing
      3. Pray the words of others
      4. Pray a pattern
      5. Pray with index cards

Will you pray? 

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