Sermons on Prayer

Sermons on Prayer

Psalm 5 When words are not enough

Sermon Outline Introduction When words aren’t enough (Ps 5:1-2) 3 Sentences and the intensifying parallelism in them The psalmist is praying to his God and King Persistence in seeking relief from God (Ps 5:3a) Hear: a Reason for an assurance of an answer Expectation of an answer (Ps 5:3b) God hates evil and evildoers (Ps 5:4-6) God is gracious (Ps 5:7) 3 prayers we can…

How to Pray Scripture for yourself and others

Sermon Outline I.              “Christians want to pray, but they don’t know how!” a.    Aside from Laundry List prayer b.    1The 5:16-17 contains 3 plural commands and a reason: II.             A Method for Praying (Like but different from Lk 11:2-4) III.           Example #1: Philippians 1:3-11 a.    Verses 3-5: Thanks & Joy b.    Verse 6: Sanctification…

Psalm 55 Reasons for Lament

  Sermon Outline Introduction (Ps 55:0) God feels far away (Ps 55:1-2) Reasons for David’s suffering (Ps 55:3-5, 9-14, 20-21) First: Wicked bring Trouble and harbor a grudge (Ps 55:3, Gen 27:41, 50:4) Second: Fear of death (Ps 55:4-5, 2Sam 15) Third: Violent city full of oppression and fraud (Ps 55:9b-11) Fourth: Betrayed by a friend (Ps 55:12-14, 20-21) Not…

Fervent Prayer 1Kings 18:41-46

Sermon Outline 1Kings 18:41-46, James 5:16-18 Fervent Prayer   The Context Elijah is God’s Man in control (1Ki 18:41) Ahab is a puppet king (Prov 21:1) Why the command to Go up, eat and drink? Practical breaking of the fast from the events of the day. (Pink, Elijah, p54). Call to celebrate the that drought is over (1Ki 18:41b, Dt 28:12) Instructing Ahab to partake of…

Praying in Love (Thessalonians 3:10-13)

Sermon Outline   1Thessalonians 2;17-3;13 Praying in love for others (Read whole passage, focus on 3:11-13)   Who is Paul praying for? Converts that he had personally evangelized. Considers them his children (1Th 2:17) Considers them brothers (1Th 1:4, 2:1, 9, 14, 3:7, 4:1, 10, 13, 5:1, 4, 12, 14, 25-27) How can we pray for others? Out of Heart grounded in Love…