Sermons on Prayer
Luke 18:9-14 Are your prayers heard? How do you know?
Matthew 7:7-11 An incredible promise to God’s children to move us to prayer.
Matthew 6:9-13 Prayer is essential to the Christian life, and our Lord gives His people a model to help us know how we ought to pray.
Matthew 6:5-7 Beware of practicing your righteousness to be seen by others. This week we examine this teaching regarding the practice of prayer. What is our motivation to pray?
Matthew 6:1-4 Jesus, by way of contrast, shows what the righteousness of His disciples should not look like as he points out the hypocrisy of the Pharisees.
Trust in God impacts how we pray, but its reach goes far beyond our prayers. Confidence in the Lord changes how we live in response to the prayers we offer up to the Lord.
Pray is vital to the Christian life, yet it is an area where we often struggle. Jesus modeled prayer for His people and there is much we can learn from His teaching.
Luke 23:32-34. As our Lord is nailed to a Roman cross, we read the first of His seven sayings on the cross. From the moment the blood of our Savior’s cross began to flow, our Lord begins His work of intercession for His people.
Luke 22:39-46. Jesus instructs His disciples to watch and pray that they not enter into temptations, then He models for us the need for prayer when tempted.
Luke 18:9-14 Jesus speaks a parable to those who trust in themselves that they are righteous. The world is full of all kinds of religion seeking to answer our question, but the Lord shows that there is one way to be right with God, and it is not by our own merit.