The Purpose, Practice, and Power of Prayer

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Nov. 17

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THE PURPOSE, PRACTICE, AND POWER OF PRAYER

Ephesians 6:10-18; James 5:16

Introduction:Prayer is God’s idea and how we have a relationship with Him.It allows is to hear His voice and connect with His grace.

I.THE ________________________ OF PRAYER
A. We ___________________ with God to Accomplish His Will

1.Life is a spiritual _____________________

2.Wearing the armor is a way of life

3.Prayer is a _________________ of ________________ (“Pray in the Spirit”)

4.Being “in” a war or “______________________” the war

II.THE ________________________ OF PRAYER

A.Prayer Takes Practice to Master

B._____________________ Prayer

C._____________________Prayer

1.Windshield time

2.Promptings and reminders

III.The __________________________ OF PRAYER

A.What Makes Prayer Effective? James 5:16

1.______________________

2.Powerful

3.______________________

B.The Stronger Our Prayers Are Connected to God’s _________________ the More God Empowers Our Prayers

Conclusion:Prayer is an act of faith in two things:1) Confidence in God’s ability to answer 2) trust in God’s wisdom for how to answer.