Teach Us to Pray

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Prayer is powerful.

It’s hard to get an audience with powerful people on Earth, and yet we can talk to the Creator of the Universe. But where do we even start? Luckily, Jesus gave us an example in Matthew 6|9-13.

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Practicing the Way | The Prayer Practice
Prayer is simply the medium through which we communicate and commune with God. The practice of prayer is learning to set aside dedicated time to intentionally be with God, in order to become like him and partner with him in the world.

Adoration with Tim Mackie | Praying Like Monks, Living Like Fools Podcast
When Jesus taught his disciples to pray, he began with adoration—hallowing the name of the Father. So why must our prayers begin with praise? What did Jesus mean in the opening line of the Lord’s Prayer that might be lost in translation through the centuries? In the end, might adoration be more for my benefit than God’s?

Becoming Something Podcast | Why Don’t You Pray? | Jonathan Pokluda | Addison Bevere
Many of us struggle to have an active and thriving prayer life. This week we talk with Addison Bevere about why we should love to pray! You can check out his book “Words with God”

The Bible Project: The Lord’s Prayer
In this episode, we cover the Lord’s Prayer and what it means for followers of Jesus. Specifically, we talk about the meaning and significance of one of the most important things that Jesus ever said to his followers. Jesus passed along his prayer and taught us how to pray, which he addressed in his Sermon on the Mount.

Made For This with Jennie Allen: Why Do We Struggle to Pray?
If prayer is the greatest tool we have to connect with God, to fight sin, and see miracles in the lives of others, why is it so hard to do? Listen as Jennie shares the reasons we struggle, how to overcome those struggles, and what has changed her own prayer life over the last year.