Patterned Prayer

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Prayer is a conversation with God, a pattern of communication, not a formula or push this button – or ring this bell type activity. Yet sometimes we might need to use a "method" to freshen up our …

Prayer is a conversation with God, a pattern of communication, not a formula or push this button – or ring this bell type activity. Yet sometimes we might need to use a "method" to freshen up our prayer time.

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  • 1. Patterned Prayer Prayer is a conversation with God, apattern of communication, not a formulaor push this button – or ring this bell typeactivity. Yet sometimes we might need touse a "method" to freshen up our prayertime. We can pray the Psalms or otherScriptures, or use the ACTS method(Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving,and Supplication). The most popular prayer, The Lord’sPrayer, contains a remarkablyencouraging and energizing pattern
  • 2. Patterned Prayer Luke 11:1 (NKJV) 1Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.” Matthew 6:9-13 (NKJV) 9In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. 10Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven. 11Give us this day our daily bread. 12And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors. 13And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.
  • 3. Patterned Prayer Psalm 90:12 (NLT) 12Teach us to make the most of our time, so that we may grow in wisdom. Teach us  Advise us  Acquaint us  Assure us  Answer us  Apprehend us
  • 4. Patterned Prayer1. God’s Paternity – Our Father in heaven  Matthew 6:8 (NKJV) 8“Therefore do not be like them. For your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him.  John 1:12 (NKJV) 12But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name
  • 5. Patterned Prayer1. God’s Person – Hallowed be Your name  Psalm 9:10 (NKJV) 10And those who know Your name will put their trust in You; For You, Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You.  Psalm 20:7 (NKJV) 7Some trust in chariots, and some in horses; But we will remember the name of the Lord our God.  Psalm 124:8 (NKJV) 8Our help is in the name of the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.
  • 6. Patterned Prayer1. God’s Program – Your kingdom come  1 Chronicles 29:11 (NKJV) 11Yours, O Lord, is the greatness, The power and the glory, The victory and the majesty; For all that is in heaven and in earth is Yours; Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, And You are exalted as head over all.  Matthew 6:33 (NKJV) 33But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.
  • 7. Patterned Prayer1. God’s Purpose – Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven  Proverbs 19:21 (NKJV) 21There are many plans in a man’s heart, Nevertheless the Lords counsel—that will stand.  Matthew 26:39 (NKJV) 39He went a little farther and fell on His face, and prayed, saying, “O My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as You will.”
  • 8. Patterned PrayerPsalm 89:33-37 (NKJV) 33NeverthelessMy lovingkindness I will not utterly takefrom him, Nor allow My faithfulness tofail. 34My covenant I will not break, Noralter the word that has gone out of Mylips. 35Once I have sworn by My holiness;I will not lie to David: 36His seed shallendure forever, And his throne as the sunbefore Me; 37It shall be establishedforever like the moon, Even like thefaithful witness in the sky.” Selah
  • 9. Patterned Prayer – Part 2 Prayer is a conversation with God, apattern of communication, not a formulaor push this button – or ring this bell typeactivity. Yet sometimes we might need touse a "method" to freshen up our prayertime. We can pray the Psalms or otherScriptures, or use the ACTS method(Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving,and Supplication). The most popular prayer, The Lord’sPrayer, contains a remarkablyencouraging and energizing pattern
  • 10. Patterned Prayer – Part 2 Luke 11:1 (NKJV) 1Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.” Matthew 6:9-13 (NKJV) 9In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. 10Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven. 11Give us this day our daily bread. 12And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors. 13And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.
  • 11. Patterned Prayer Psalm 90:12 (NLT) 12Teach us to make the most of our time, so that we may grow in wisdom. Teach us  Advise us  Acquaint us  Assure us  Answer us  Apprehend us
  • 12. Patterned Prayer – Part 11. God’s Paternity – Our Father in heaven2. God’s Person – Hallowed be Your name3. God’s Program – Your kingdom come4. God’s Purpose – Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven
  • 13. Patterned Prayer – Part 21. God’s Provision – Give us this day our daily bread3. God’s Pardon – Forgive our debts as we for give our debtors5. God’s Protection – Do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one7. God’s Preeminence – For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.
  • 14. Patterned Prayer1. God’s Provision – Give us this day our daily bread  Philippians 4:19 (NKJV) 19And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.  Matthew 7:7-8 (NKJV) 7“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. 8For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.
  • 15. Patterned Prayer1. God’s Pardon – Forgive our debts as we for give our debtors  Proverbs 19:11 (NKJV) 11The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger, And his glory is to overlook a transgression.  Matthew 6:14-15 (NKJV) 14“For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.  Matthew 18:21-22 (NKJV) 21Then Peter came to Him and said, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” 22Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.
  • 16. Patterned Prayer1. God’s Protection – Do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one  Temptation = allurements toward sin, or trials and difficulties of believers  James 1:12-15 (NKJV) 12Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. 13Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does He Himself tempt anyone. 14But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. 15 Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth death.
  • 17. Temptation 1 John 2:16-17 (NKJV) 16For all that is in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—is not of the Father but is of the world. 17And the world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides forever. 1 Corinthians 10:13 (NKJV) 13No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.
  • 18. Patterned Prayer1. God’s Preeminence – For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.  1 Chronicles 29:11-13 (NLT) 11Yours, O LORD, is the greatness, the power, the glory, the victory, and the majesty. Everything in the heavens and on earth is yours, O LORD, and this is your kingdom. We adore you as the one who is over all things. 12 Riches and honor come from you alone, for you rule over everything. Power and might are in your hand, and it is at your discretion that people are made great and given strength. 13“O our God, we thank you and praise your glorious name!
  • 19. Patterned PrayerMatthew 6:9-13 (NKJV) 9In this manner,therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven,Hallowed be Your name. 10Your kingdomcome. Your will be done On earth as it is inheaven. 11Give us this day our daily bread.12 And forgive us our debts, As we forgiveour debtors. 13And do not lead us intotemptation, But deliver us from the evilone. For Yours is the kingdom and thepower and the glory forever. Amen.
  • 20. Patterned Prayer Paternity Person Program Purpose Provision Pardon Protection Preeminence