Prayer Notes (Only)


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Notes that will help with the prayer project.

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Prayer Notes (Only)

  1. 1. Prayer A Gift to make us Holy
  2. 2. Prayer <ul><li>How we talk to God </li></ul><ul><li>Many different ways to pray </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Informal </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Getting Good at Prayer <ul><li>The only way to get good at praying, is to pray. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Basic Form of Prayer <ul><li>Prayer of Blessing </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer of Petition </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer of Intercession </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer of Thanksgiving </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer of Praise </li></ul>
  5. 5. Prayer of Blessing <ul><li>Prayer of Blessing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>God Blesses Us </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We Bless God  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our prayer ascends in the Holy Spirit through Christ to the Father </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Prayer of Petition <ul><li>Prayer of Petition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>express our awareness of God.  (trinity) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are sinners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>turned away from God  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our petition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>asking for forgiveness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Then repenting </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Prayer of Petition (con’t) <ul><ul><li>Christian petition is centered on the desire and search for the kingdom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Welcome it </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Co-operate with its coming. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Prayer of Intercession <ul><li>Prayer of Intercession </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prayer asking on behalf of another.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not only to our own interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>but also to the interest of others </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Imitating Christ </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>early Christian communities   </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Prayer of Intercession (con’t) <ul><ul><li>Intercession recognizes no boundaries: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We Pray for All </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Highest to Lowest </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Friends and Family </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enemies and Persecutors. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Prayer of Thanksgiving <ul><li>Prayer of Thanksgiving </li></ul><ul><ul><li>as in the prayer of petition, an offering of thanksgiving which share in the love of Christ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>joy and suffering </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>event and need </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Prayer of Praise <ul><li>Prayer of Praise </li></ul><ul><li>Praise is the form of prayer which recognizes most immediately that God is God.  </li></ul><ul><li>Gives him glory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simply because HE IS.  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pure in heart who love God </li></ul><ul><ul><li>shares in the blessed happiness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in faith before seeing him in glory .  </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Prayer of Praise (con’t) <ul><ul><li>By praise, the Spirit is joined to our spirits to bear witness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Praise embraces the other forms of prayer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist&quot;. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Make a Prayer <ul><li>Make a Prayer for each of the 5 Basic forms of Prayer </li></ul><ul><li>Should include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A pray of no less than 3 Sentences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scripture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be sure to include each part of the prayer as we talked about in class. </li></ul>