Scriptural Pursuit
The Promise of Prayer

The Promise of Prayer


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Prayer is the most intimate gift that God has given to humanity. It is much more than a means of communication, however. Prayer represents our opportunity to draw close to the Lord in a special way.

Prayer is a way of communing with God and as such should be engaged in as much as possible. In His prayer life, Christ demonstrated attitudes that will greatly aid our prayers, including humility, submission to the will of God, and persistence.

Jesus prayed. He believed in the power of prayer. He believed that prayer could move the hand of God and bring peace in times of distress. More than that, however, prayer was to Him as essential as breathing.

This week’s Scriptural Pursuit discussion centers around these concepts with the purpose to help you develop a prayer life.

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Department of Religion & Biblical Languages


Berrien Springs, Michigan


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The Promise of Prayer