Prayer (James 5.16)

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Part of the series on prayer; emphasis is applied to James 5.16. This is a basic PowerPoint regarding James 5.16. More points and words were spoken than contained in the PowerPoint.

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Prayer (James 5.16)

  1. 1. Prayer “The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.” (James 5.16; ESV)
  2. 2. Prayer “When we work, we work; when we pray, God works.” (Unknown)
  3. 3. Prayer – James 5.16 “The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.” (James 5:16; ESV)
  4. 4. Prayer – “Therefore” • When you see the word, “therefore,” go back and find out what it is “there for.” (Alan Highers)
  5. 5. Prayer – “Therefore” • James discusses prayer in three scenarios: • Suffering (v. 13) • Physical health (v. 14) • Spiritual health (v. 15)
  6. 6. Prayer – “Keep Praying” • Special Greek Test Note: • proseuchesthō - “Let him keep on praying!” (v. 13) (Word Pictures in the New Testament; A. T. Robertson; General Epistles, pages 64, 66)
  7. 7. Prayer – “Keep Praying” • Special Greek Test Note: • “proseuchesthe huper allēlōn” – Keep on praying for one another” (v. 16) (Word Pictures in the New Testament; A. T. Robertson; General Epistles, pages 64, 66)
  8. 8. Prayer – “Elijah” • James uses Elijah as an example of persistence. (v. 16 – 18) • Elijah’s faith was met with prayer!
  9. 9. Prayer – “Our Prayers” • Do we “keep on praying?” • Do we have a persistent prayer life?
  10. 10. Prayer – “Keep Praying” • Schedule time for prayer. • Keep a Prayer Journal. • Discuss your prayers.
  11. 11. Prayer “The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.” (James 5.16; ESV)

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