Podcast

Prayer

The power of God is unleashed in the disciple’s life through persistent, believing prayer. In part 5 of One-to-One Discipleship, Pastor Dan Cox reads from Matthew 7:7-11.

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Study Notes

Understanding the Text

  • Command (v. 7)
  • Promise (v. 8)
  • Analogy (vv. 9-11)

Why should we pray?

  • To glorify God
  • Because God commands it
  • To communicate with God
  • To have fellowship with God
  • Because of the example of our Lord
  • Because of the examples of the disciples and others
  • To achieve results for the glory of God
  • To achieve spiritual growth

What should be included in prayer?

Adoration
Confession
Thanksgiving
Supplication

How can we pray with confidence?

Abide
Ask
Believe
Receive

Applying the Text

  • Do you want to know God better?
  • Do you want to see God’s power unleashed in your life and in others?