A Sunday School Lesson On Prayer

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Here is a Sunday school lesson or Bible study lesson on prayer that I hope will help you know how to pray better.Prayer is… Prayer is essentially talking to God but in a deep, holy, and reverential way. It’s coming to God Who as the Father of His children and asking for His blessing, intervention, and sustenance. God, as a benevolent God, gives good things to His children but also “makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust” (Matt 5:45). To k … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Answered Prayer

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Here are my top seven Bible verses about prayer or praying.John 15:7 “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” What does Jesus mean by saying we must abide in Him and only then may we ask whatever we wish? We know enough of the Bible to understand that we must pray according to the will of God. The Greek word used for “abide” is “menō” and this means “to remain” or stay with. The Apostle John wrote that “the Word became flesh and dwe … [Read more...]

Does God Know Our Thoughts and Silent Prayers?


Does God know our thoughts and hear our silent prayers? Does He always know what we’re thinking?The Word of God Can God read our minds, thereby knowing our thoughts? Can He know what we’re praying for when we don’t use words? How can God know what we’re thinking? The truth is God is the Word and Jesus being the Word and every bit God, knows us and knows us well, “For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joi … [Read more...]

5 Keys To An Effective Prayer Life

Here are 5 keys to what I believe is an effective prayer life. Praying for God’s Will We can clearly know what God’s will is by reading the Bible so we don’t have to guess what it is. We are told to “not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect” (Rom 12:2). Also, our prayers should be rich in thanksgiving to God because that is His will as we read Paul’s writing “p … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Prayer and Praying

Bible Verses About Prayer

We are commanded to always pray so what are some of the top Bible verses on prayer and how might they help you be more consistent in prayer?Prayer is… Prayer has been described as having a long talk with a great God.  It is pouring out your heart to God about all your desires, needs, and requests for others.  I believe every prayer should begin with praising our great God.  Then we should be pouring out our thanks to Him in gratitude for all that He has already done. Next, we should make our … [Read more...]

How Did Jesus Pray According to the Bible?

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How did Jesus pray?  What was His customary style when He did pray?  What can we learn from Jesus’ example of praying?A Man of Prayer Jesus was a Man of prayer and often prayed all night and did so in privacy, usually going up a mountain and in privacy.  Instead of my telling you how Jesus prayed, why not let the Scriptures themselves reveal how Jesus prayed because I am human and am highly prone and subject to error.  If it’s in the Bible, we know its right; therefore here are some Scriptu … [Read more...]