Category Archives: Survey of Prayer

Paul Prays for Like-mindedness

  Romans 15:5-6 Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, 6 that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our … Continue reading

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Four Blessed Results of Constant Prayer in the Early Church

    In the early church all those who were believers continued daily, and in some cases constantly in prayer, as well as in the apostle’s doctrine and fellowship and in communion. The leaders especially gave themselves to prayer and … Continue reading

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United Prayer Will Help Us Witness With Boldness — from Acts 4:23-31

  In these last days it is especially hard for Christians to stand up for their faith and give a bold witness. But if you have a prayer group where you can share your concerns and fears, great things can … Continue reading

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Jesus Last Prayer: It Is Finished: Jesus Paid the Full Price for Our Sins

  Just before Jesus died He cried out this prayer.  “Father, into Your hands I commit My Spirit…  It is finished.”  Note that I have combined the two phrases, because Jesus prayed them both.  But only the first phrase was … Continue reading

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The Loneliest Prayer Ever — “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?”

  For the last three hours of Jesus’ crucifixion (from noon until 3 PM) God caused darkness to cover all the land (perhaps over the entire world). It was during these dark hours that Jesus experienced the wrath of God.  … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Great Prayer of Compassion: “Father Forgive Them”

  Luke 23:34a Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.”   At the beginning of Jesus’ crucifixion, I suppose just after the soldiers had nailed Him to the cross and stood it up, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Last Prayers were Simple, Direct and Earnest

 Just after Jesus’ prayer, in John 17, He and His disciples went out to the Mount of Olives. And when they came to a place named Gethsemane (The Garden of Gethsemane), He told His disciples to sit and wait for … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Masterful Prayer (in John 17): 4 Things We Can Learn From It

  Here is a masterful prayer. There is no doubt that we could learn much from it. But I want to focus on just four things: that the requests are specific and definite; that His prayers are purposeful; that they … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Three-part Prayer — John 17

Jesus prayed this prayer sometime after the Last Supper and just before He went out to the Garden of Gethsemane to pray and to wait for His betrayer (Judas) to arrive. The prayer (written below) is in three parts: for … Continue reading

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Jesus Prayed When His Soul Was Troubled — John 12:27-28

Though Jesus was fully God, He was also fully human and in need of constant prayer. Jesus prayed the following prayer on the second day of the Passover feast, the day after His triumphal entry.   John 12:27-28 “Now My … Continue reading

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