Category Archives: Prayer

“We Never Pray Alone” – Tom Nelson

He says “We never prayer alone” at about 14:20. I like how, at various places in the talk, he uses the phrase “apprentices of Jesus” as a synonym for Christians.  What a helpful way to to think about it.

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Dallas Willard on Prayer

Prayer is interacting with God about what we are thinking and doing together in the world.  –  Dallas Willard (1935-2013) More on prayer from Dallas Willard: Don’t seek to develop a prayer life — seek a praying life. A “prayer … Continue reading

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When You Pray, Are You Comfortable with the Silence That Is a Necessary Part of It?

True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. — Wise Man Phil (@WiseManPhil) June 27, 2014 We pray in order to hear God, but hearing Him requires that we spend some time abiding silently in His presence.  We … Continue reading

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Should We Pray for Revival? | Desiring God

“Lord, please grant a revival…and let it begin with me.” The biggest obstacle in the way of revival as sought by individual churches today is that they are not willing to give themselves to it.  That is, they want the … Continue reading

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Peter Leithart on Silence, Social Media, and Conversation

Excerpt: We cultivate silence not for itself but to master the art of conversation… Thus we practice silence before God not that we might dwell in silence, but that we might hear Him.  For He speaks in whispers to the … Continue reading

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Larry Hurtado lecture video (45:46) on The Place of Jesus in Earliest Christian Prayer

h/t Eric Chabot at ThinkApologetics.com

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Prayer Outlines

What follows are outlines to provide structure for a time of prayer.  The first two are specifically designed to structure one hour of prayer.  The two that follow are not so specific about the time required, and could take a … Continue reading

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Sweet Hour of Prayer (hymn) with lyrics – YouTube

Lyrics only Sweet Hour of Prayer (hymn) with lyrics – YouTube. For help spending an hour in prayer, see this post.

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“Prayer Is Hard Work” by Tim Challies at Challies Dot Com

Prayer is not an easy subject to understand.  I’m not sure I understand or agree with all the Tim has written here.  Nonetheless, it’s an important subject for study and practice.  I’ve underlined some stand-out phrases from Tim’s post: Though … Continue reading

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Seven Ways To Pray for Your Prayer Life | Challies Dot Com

I thought this idea by Tim Challies to “pray for your prayer life” was an interesting one. Seven Ways To Pray for Your Prayer Life | Challies Dot Com.

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