I wonder why my prayers go unanswered?

May 2, 2021   /   Christ Church on Harvard

I Wonder…why my Prayers go Unanswered?

Luke 11:1-13


It is natural and OK to have big “God”


Question:  I wonder why my prayers go ?


Consider the experience of and  


       And yet Jesus taught us:


Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Luke 11:9 (NIV)

We have to understand the of prayer


       For some, prayer is understood as an exercise in


       Prayer is intimate with our Lord


Jesus taught us what prayer is by his own


        Jesus’ teaching about prayer is a lesson in


Effective prayer is not about what we can from God but what we from God


Jesus’ words imply that God always prayer


For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.  Luke 11:10 


If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him” Luke 11:13


Prayer does not give us what we , but prayer helps us want what we


When we persistent in prayer something happens inside of


As we move closer to God, we begin to what God desires


We pray: “Oh Lord, not my will, but be done”

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