Tag Archives: Prayer 101

The Word for Prayer

July 15 This is a companion piece to my blog on theHeartSeekerblog.wordpress.com… I don’t often take the time to “breakdown” Bible words in my posts (most folks really aren’t that interested in the details), but I think that such a … Continue reading

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More to Prayer…

February 1 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” (Philippians 4:6) When we think about prayer, most of the time we see it as … Continue reading

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Prayer 101… The Lord’s Prayer; part 7

January 31 “And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” (Matthew 6:13) This last piece of the model for prayer concerns the everyday spiritual battle of our lives. We live in a world that is profoundly influenced … Continue reading

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Prayer 101… The Lord’s Prayer; part 6

January 30 “And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matthew 6:12) While on this topic of forgiving our debtors, we should expand our thoughts on its importance to effective prayer. Immediately after the Lord gave … Continue reading

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Prayer 101… The Lord’s Prayer; part 4

 January 26 “Give us this day our daily bread.” (Matthew 6:11) Bread, in the Bible, is uniquely connected with life and daily living. It is symbolic of life – and sustaining life. When Jesus was in the wilderness, the first … Continue reading

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Prayer 101… The Lord’s Prayer; pt. 3

 January 25 “Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” (Matthew 6:10) Once our hearts are properly focused (upon God as our Father AND our King) then we are ready for the next guiding … Continue reading

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Prayer 101… The Lord’s Prayer; pt. 2

January 24 “Hallowed be Your Name…” There is a great balance in true, effective prayer. We are invited to come to God as our own Father. We come with boldness and anticipation. We come with the heart of a child. … Continue reading

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Prayer 101; part 3

January 22 We’ve been talking about prayer – and about praying effective prayers. The Lord’s prayer gives us some helpful focal points – to pray as God would have us pray. We need to be mindful that the Lord did … Continue reading

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Prayer 101; part 2

January 19 “Your Father knows what you need before you ask Him…” (Jesus – Matthew 6:8) Before we actually launch into thoughts on the Lord’s Prayer, I felt it necessary to address an issue that often plagues our hearts. If … Continue reading

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