PRAYER 101

Services

Sunday - in-person & facebook live @ 10:05

November 21, 2020

10:00 AM

4550 Old News Road Williamsburg, VA 23188


We are excited about this class meeting where we can focus our mind to pray when there are a hundred things racing through your mind. How to make prayer a habit? And what is really prayer? Former Pastor Art Hearne will be leading this meeting. Feel free to come and join us in-person or by zoom. This is our zoom link for you to join us online:  https://cwm.zoom.us/j/99576737696                     

November 21, 2020

PRAYER FOR YOURSELF

  • God teach me to remember who You are, that I am loved by You and that You have invited me to come to You in prayer—Jeremiah 33:3 
  • God teach me to be totally honest with You about my feelings, my heartaches, dreams, my needs, and my sins
  • God help me to totally trust You—Proverbs 3:5-6 

PRAYER FOR OUR CHURCH FAMILY

  • To Share—1 Corinthians 15:3-4
  • To Show—Galatians 5:22-23
  • To Ask for Devine opportunities to share and show Christ
  • To Make disciples—win and teach—Matthew 28:19-20
  • To Focus on Heaven and heavenly things—Colossians 3:2-3

PRAYER FOR OUR NATION

  • Christians to do 2 Chronicles 7:14
  • Christians to be brave and strong with love—1 Corinthians 16:13
  • Christians to regularly pray for our leaders—2 Timothy 2:1-4
  • Our Leaders to know Christ and follow Him
  • Our COVID-19 pandemic

 

PRAYER FOR OUR PASTOR and PASTORAL STAFF 

  • Holy Spirit Wisdom—James 3:17
  • Holy Spirit Power—Ephesians 1:19-20
  • Holy Spirit Boldness—Ephesians 6:19-20
  • Holy Spirit Direction—Romans 8:26-27

THOUGHTS ABOUT PRAYER

  1. What is prayer?
  • Just talking to God
  • A conversation with God
  1. Learning how to pray effectively.
  • Story—A man and the chair
  • Sharing my heart with God and listening to His heart
  • Personalize Scripture and pray it
  1. How to focus when praying.
  • Get somewhere quiet
  • Write out your prayer and then pray it to God
  • Walk and pray
  • Get in nature
  1. How to make prayer a habit.
  • Realize how much you need God—John 15:5 “without Me you can do nothing” (This is true every day!)
  • Have a set time
  • If you miss your time start again
  1. Things to remember when praying.
  • I desperately need God
  • God is All-Knowing, All-Powerful, and Ever Present
  • He knows everything, don’t try to hide anything from Him
  • Remember He loves you
  • Remember He has invited you to come
  • Remember sin can clog the line—Isaiah 59:1-2
  • Remember the Holy Spirit is praying for you too—Romans 8:26-27
  • When He doesn’t answer the way you thought that He would then remember His will and way is always best
  • Remember to be thankful—Philippians 4:6-7
  • Remember His promise

Jeremiah 33:3 (NIV2011)
 
‘Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.’