Id Rather Have A Root Canal Than Pray Out Loud Part TwoPresentation Transcript
I’d rather have aROOT CANAL than PRAY OUT LOUD!
WARNING! This class is a practicum that requires speaking out loud and neighborly interaction.
Where do I begin?
IT’S NOT ABOUT YOU!
READ scripture OUT LOUD
Develops your “spiritual voice”
Develops your vocabulary of prayer
PRAY scripture OUT LOUD
Sowing the Seed of Prayer
Living your faith
Being open to opportunities
Follow up / Check in
Opportunities to Pray
Loss of a job
Personal issues / Emotions
Struggling with major decision
Before You Pray
Pray for WISDOM
Pray for the gift of the HOLY SPIRIT
Pray for DISCERNMENT
Pray for PROTECTION
Pray for LOVE!
Thy will be done… PRAYING FOR GOD’S WILL The Example of Jesus "My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will." - Matthew 26:39 The Witness of James, The Brother of Jesus “Instead you ought to say, "If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that." - James 4:15
Praying for Healing PRAY FOR…
Praying for Healing SCRIPTURAL FOUNDATION “I am the Lord who heals you.” – Exodus 15:26 “The Lord heals all your desires.” – Psalm 103:3 “By his wounds we are healed.” – Isaiah 53:5 / 1 Peter 2:24 “Heal me, O Lord, and I will healed.” – Jeremiah 17:14
Loss of a Job PRAY FOR…
Mind of Christ
Loss of a Job SCRIPTURAL FOUNDATION “And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 4:19 “Seek first the Kingdom of God and all these things will be added unto you.” – Matthew 6:33 “Look at the birds of the air; they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.” – Matthew 6:26
Family/Personal Issues PRAY FOR…
Ability to forgive
Softening of Hearts
Family/Personal Issues SCRIPTURAL FOUNDATION Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. - Proverbs 3:5-6 “We have the mind of Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 2:16 “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.” - James 1:5