Podcast

Effective Prayer

The fellowship we enjoy with God through prayer in this life is only a shadow of the eternal life to come. Ralph Babineau reads from Matthew 6: 5-13.

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Study Notes

What Hinders Prayer?

  • We don’t ask (James 4:1-2)
  • Selfish motives (James 4:3)
  • Sent to the wrong person (Matthew 6:5-6)
  • Mindless repetition (Matthew 6:7-8)
  • Lack of faith or trust in God (James 1:5-6)
  • Unconfessed sin (Isaiah 59:1-2)
  • Don’t know how (Matthew 6:9-13)

Just the Facts

Faith
Adoration
Confession
Thanksgiving
Supplication

Are we…

  • Asking God for blessings
  • Unselfish
  • Praying in private
  • Praying or saying
  • Trusting
  • Confessing
  • Teaching