Make Prayer a Priority

Nov 22, 2020

Make Prayer a Priority

Preacher: Scott McDermott

Series: Above It All

Category: Sunday Services

Detail

How is God seeking to improve your prayer life?

Colossians 4:2
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

1. Make prayer an essential habit

Colossians 4:2
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

Exodus 33:11
The Lord would speak to Moses face to face, as one speaks to a friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his young aide Joshua son of Nun did not leave the tent.

2. Welcome God's presence into your everyday problems

Colossians 4:2
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

Mark 14:37-38
Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. “Simon,” he said to Peter, “are you asleep? Couldn’t you keep watch for one hour? Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

Colossians 4:3
And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains.

Colossians 1:9-10
For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,

Matthew 7:7-8
“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

3. Expect God to answer your prayers

Colossians 4:2
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

Colossians 4:12
Epaphras, who is one of you and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you, that you may stand firm in all the will of God, mature and fully assured.

Questions:

1. How is God seeking to improve your prayer life?


2. What personal concern will give prayer focus to over the course of this next month? (Target date Sunday December 20)

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