“When you pray…” (Matthew 6:6, NKJV)
Greek Word: Proseuchomai
“A desire towards!”
“A divine wish or desire”
Voices from the Past:
“Prayer is the contact of a living soul with God.” — E. M. Bounds
“Prayer is the slender nerve that moveth the muscles of omnipotence.” — Charles Spurgeon
“Prayer is the simplest act in all religion. It is simply speaking to God. It needs neither learning nor wisdom nor book-knowledge to begin it. It needs nothing but heart and will.” — J. C. Ryle
- Capable of being _______________.
- Of, relating to, governed by or acquired through practice or action rather than _____________ or speculation.
- Designed to serve a specific ________________.
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might… praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication… — Ephesians 6:10, 18 (NKJV)
I know what I’m doing. I have it all planned out—plans to take care of you, not abandon you, plans to give you the future you hope for. When you call on me, when you come and pray to me, I’ll listen. When you come looking for me, you’ll find me. — Jeremiah 29:11-13 (MSG)
Always be joyful. Keep on praying. — 1 Thessalonians 5:16-17 (NLT)