Presentation on theme: "Just a Good Idea, or a Responsibility of Every Christian?"— Presentation transcript:
Just a Good Idea, or a Responsibility of Every Christian?
Have you ever really considered this? Is it possible I am neglecting Gods will if I am not doing this? There are multiple passages dealing with prayer Mt 5:44, 26:41; Acts 12:5; Eph 6:18; Phil 4:6; Col 1:9, 4:2; 1 Thes 5:17; 1 Tim 2:1; Jam 5:16
Paul requested prayers for himself and those he was working with Rom 15:30; Col 4:2-3; 1 Thes 5:25; 2 Thes 3:1 Is it possible you are unsure what to pray for? A simple look at Gods word will offer you some tips on what to pray for others
Pray they love God with all their being Deut 6:5; Mt 22:36-37; Lk 10:26-27 Pray this love leads to complete obedience Jn 14:15, 23-24; 1 Jn 5:2 Pray they grow spiritually Col 1:9-10; 2 Pet 3:18; Heb 5:12-14
Pray they speak only the truth Gal 1:6-12; 2 Tim 2:15 Pray they be protected from the evil one Jn 17:15; Eph 6:12-13; 2 Thes 3:1-3 Pray they will be devoted to prayer we have seen several reasons why already
Pray they remain pure Mt 5:8; Rom 13:3-5; 1 Thes 4:3-5; 2 Tim 2:22 Pray they manage their time wisely Prov 3:1-2; Jn 9:4; Col 4:5; Eph 5:15-17; Jam 4:13-17 Pray they have a proper view/perspective of self Prov 16:5, 18; Rom 12:13, 16; 1 Cor 10:12; Jam 4:6
We have seen just a few examples of what to pray for I pray you will use this lesson as intended and pray for others As you consider how to pray for others, recognize you should pray these for yourself as well May we all not take Gods expectation lightly but all pray for one another
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