Category Archives: Jesus’ Teachings

8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer — Teaching #8

Jesus taught that prayer must be with forgiveness (Matthew 5:23, 24; 6:14-15; Mark 11:25-26)  In these passages Jesus seems to be teaching us that if we have not forgiven someone we may as well not pray at all.  Mark 11:26 … Continue reading

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8 Teachings of Jesus On Prayer — Teaching #7

Jesus taught that prayer must be with faith (Matthew 21:21-22; Mark 11:22-26)  In theses verses I see three aspects of faith in prayer that Jesus teaches.  First of all… (1) Faith must be in God.  Matthew 21:22 says, “Have faith … Continue reading

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8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer — Teaching #6

 Jesus taught that prayer should be in unity with others (Matthew 18:19-20)  Sometimes when we pray we are not in unity and in agreement with others.  But we should always strive for unity—that is, unity in the body of Christ.  … Continue reading

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8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer — Teaching #5

Jesus taught that prayer must be in His name (John 14:12-14; 15:7, 16; 16:23, 24).  In these verses Jesus teaches clearly that if we expect to receive what we ask for we must ask for those things in His name.  … Continue reading

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8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer — Teaching #4

 Jesus taught that prayer should sometimes be with fasting (Mark 9:29).    On one occasion, when Jesus cast out a demon from a boy, and His disciples earlier were not able to cast out the demon, they came to Him … Continue reading

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8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer — Teaching #3

Jesus taught that prayer must be with expectation—expecting the best from God (from Matthew 7:7-11; Luke 11:8-13; Luke 18:6-8).  When you read these passages you will see that the emphasis of Jesus’ teaching on prayer is not entirely on the … Continue reading

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8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer – Teaching #2

    Jesus taught that prayer must be with persistence—not losing heart (from Matthew 7:7-8, Luke 11:5-10, and Luke 18:1-8)   Jesus taught this lesson of persistence in prayer from two different stories, on two different occasions.  One of His … Continue reading

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