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What Should We Pray For?

Original Date: 
Sunday, February 15, 2015

James 5:13-16 Prayer Questions: What Should We Pray For?

So You Had a Bad Day…
It’s amazing how many bad things can happen to people. Here are a few stories compiled from websites like Chuck Shepherd’s News of the Weird:

• In Connecticut, a man driving a stolen car inadvertently stopped a police officer to ask for directions out of the city.

Unanswered Prayer - Whose Fault?

Original Date: 
Sunday, February 8, 2015

Luke 18:1-8 Prayer Questions: Unanswered Prayer: Whose Fault?

Is God an Unjust Judge?
In Luke 18:1-8 Jesus tells one of His more unusual stories. You can turn there with me if you like, or we’ll have it up on the screen. Luke 18:1-8:

1Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. 2He said: "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men. 3And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, 'Grant me justice against my adversary.'

Does Group Prayer Matter?

Original Date: 
Sunday, February 1, 2015

Matthew 6:5-6, 9-13 Prayer Questions: Does Group Prayer Matter?

Better Together?
There are some things that are simply better when done in a group rather than done alone. We put together a little video to illustrate this fact:

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Whether it is playing football, getting a root canal, or waterskiing—some things are just better in groups. Which leads to our question of the day: is prayer one of those things? Is it better to pray together or alone? Does group prayer matter?

Does Prayer Change God?

Original Date: 
Sunday, January 25, 2015

Matthew 6:7-9 Prayer Questions: Does Prayer Change God?

A Public Theology Debate
So, God made the headlines in an unusual way this week. I don’t know if you caught it or not, but God was in the news when noted theologians Russell Wilson and Aaron Rodgers weighed in on whether or not God cares about football.

Is There a Right Way to Pray?

Original Date: 
Sunday, January 18, 2015

Luke 11:1-13 Prayer Questions: Is there a right way to pray?

Follow the Instructions?
There are certain things in life that, if you don’t follow the instructions, don’t work out very well. Take for example, the assembly of a gas barbeque. I don’t know if you’ve ever had to put one of those things together, but they come in quite a few parts. Follow the instructions precisely, and soon you are grilling tasty steaks and great hamburgers.

But if you don’t follow the instructions, you could end up with quite a mess.

Why Pray?

Original Date: 
Sunday, January 11, 2015

Psalm 65:2 and others Prayer Questions: Why Pray?

Does It Make Any Difference?

Original Date: 
Sunday, January 4, 2015

John 15:5 Prayer Questions: Does Prayer Make Any Difference?