Ephesians 3:14-16 - Paul’s Prayer
Why It Makes Sense to Persevere in Prayer
You should not give up praying, and so this article gives seven reasons for persevering in prayer.
Weeping and praying do well together; tears put life into prayers...and prayers help to wipe away tears.
Let the Church Pray Prayerfully
Powerful Prayer Five tools to help devotion blossom
Five Benefits of Praying the Psalms
This article presents five benefits for the believer praying with the Psalms as the guide for prayer.
Praying for Your People
This article underlines the importance of pastors praying for their congregation. It looks at various Scripture passage in its consideration of how pastors should pray.
Beating the Prayer Bluff
When you tell someone that you will pray for him, do you really do it? How can you start praying for those you tell you will pray for them? This article discusses three shifts we can make in order to be constant in prayer for those around us.
How to Pray Using Scripture
This article provides a simple strategy for praying the Bible. It discusses three Rs: rejoice, repent, request.
Prayerful Praying Taking Hold of Yourself and God in Prayer
Matthew Henry on a Practical Method of Daily Life
The Puritans on the Help of the Holy Spirit in Prayer
Prayer Is a Great Place to Begin Biblical Counselling
What do your prayer requests look like? How do they match up with the focus of Scripture's prayers? This article explains how right praying and prayer requests are good avenues to pursue in order to care well for one another.
Leading in Prayer
The Lord's Prayer (Part 3): Your Will Be Done
This is the third article in a seven part series on the Lord's Prayer. By praying, "Your will be done on earth, as it is in heaven" (the third petition), Christians express their desire to see God in His sovereignty conforming events on this earth to His revealed will. It is also an expression of delighting in God's will.
The Lord's Prayer (Part 5): Forgiveness
This is the fifth article in a seven part series on the Lord's Prayer. Praying for forgiveness (the fifth petition) is necessary because sin is directed against God. The author discusses the relationship between confession of sins and repentance, and points to God as the model for forgiveness.
Maintaining the Vision
You May Become the Answer to Your Own Prayer (Backfire Casualties)
Jesus instructed His disciples to pray for workers in His kingdom. That instruction is then immediately followed up Him sending out the very ones who were praying (Matthew 9:38). This article discusses the task of praying for missionaries.
The Sovereignty of God and Prayer
If we believe that God works all things according to His will (Ephesians 1:11), and if we believe that His knowledge of all things is perfect, then what is the point of prayer? Or: If God has determined some to be His sons and has chosen them before the foundation of the world (Ephesians 1:4,5), is there then any point in praying for anyone's conversion?