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Prayer Summary

Overview

From New Testament Prayer Scripture Study Tod Kennedy, January 2016

Prayer basics

  • Jesus prayed to Father. Matthew 27.46; Luke 23.34; John 11.41; 14.16; John 17; 11.41;
  • We pray to God the Father. Matthew 6.9; Ephesians 5.20
  • In name of the Son. John 14.13, 14; Ephesians 5.20; Hebrews 13.15
  • Under leading by the Holy Spirit. Romans 8.26; Ephesians 6.18; Jude 20
  • Righteous life helps prayer. James 5.16; 1 Peter 3.12
  • Treat one's wife with understanding helps prayer. 1 Peter 3.7
  • Pray with clear thinking and good judgment. 1 Peter 4.7
  • Take time to pray when you will not have interruptions. Matthew 14.23; Mark 6.46; Luke 5.16
  • Pray with thanksgiving. Ephesians 5.20; Philippians 4.6; Colossians 1.3

Prayer topics

  • Pray for the Christian life of others. 2 Corinthians 9.14; 13.7-9; Ephesians 1.15-19; Philippians 1.9; Colossians 1.9; 4.12; 1 Thessalonians 3.10
  • Prayer for ministry of others. 2 Corinthians 1.11; 1 Thessalonians 1.2; 5.25; 2 Thessalonians 1.11; 2 Thessalonians 3.1; 2 Timothy 1.3; Hebrews 13.18
  • Persistent prayer. Acts 12.5, 12; Romans 12.12; Colossians 4.2; James 5.17-18
  • Pray for physical healing. Acts 9.40; 28.8; 3 John 2; James 5.14-15
  • Pray for safety and for deliverance of others in hard circumstances. Romans 15.31; Philippians 1. 19; Hebrews 13.18-19.
  • Glorify the Father. John 12.28; 17.1
  • Glorify the Son. John 17.1, 5
  • Israel to find salvation through the Messiah. Romans 10.1
  • Pray that others would hear and understand the gospel and believe it. Acts 4.29; 26.27-29; Ephesians 6.19; 2 Thessalonians 3.1; 1 Timothy 2.1-6
  • Pray instead of worry. Philippians 4.6-7
  • Pray for wisdom to handle diverse trials. James 1.2-8

Pray for missionaries and those in missionary like activity

  • Romans 15.30-32
  • 2 Corinthians 1.8-11
  • Ephesians 6.18-20
  • Colossians 4.2-4
  • 1 Thessalonians 5.25
  • 2 Thessalonians 3.1

Thanks for

  • Food. John 6.11; Acts 27.35; 1 Tim 4.3-5;
  • Jesus thanked Father for the witness to the people. John 11.41-42
  • Other believers and their Christian lives. Ephesians 1.15-16; Colossians 1.3; 1 Thessalonians 1.2; Philemon 4
  • All God's provisions. Ephesians 5.20

Last Update

Thursday, February 9, 2017