Paul's Prayer for the Church
Paul's prayer here is modeling for us how we ought to pray for one another
The Hope of the Gospel
As we consider this text the question we need to ask is: Are we increasing in our faith in Christ and in our love for all the saints?
The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory
There is great power in the working of prayer; this is what is seen by John in this passage in Revelation.
The Rhythm and Posture of Prayer
In scripture there is a pattern for how the people of God prayed with respect to timing and physical posture.
Solitude, Sincerity, and Simplicity
By giving a few examples of the wrong way to pray, Jesus teaches that we should pray in solitude, with sincerity and with simplicity.
Supplication and Intercession
One could say that prayer is man exercising his legal authority on Earth to invoke Heaven's influence on the planet.
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised
Praise and thanksgiving is a key element in prayer and has many examples in the Bible.
The Intimate Power of Prayer
The Lord's prayer gives us some insight into the great privilege and power all believers possess when they pray.
The Prayer of Jesus
Here we have not just a reference to Jesus praying or to his instructions about praying but an actual example of what and how he prayed.
Abounding in the Work of the Lord
Paul gives the Corinthian church practical guidance in how to do God's work in their lives.