Core Values: Prayer
October 10, 2021
Core Values : Prayer
Core values our everyday discipleship and the ministry of our Church
We want to cultivate a church wide focus on
Common about prayer:
- Does prayer really work?
- Why do I need to pray?
- Why do some prayers go unanswered?
- Why doesn’t God answer my prayers?
What we believe:
loves us and desires a relationship with us
We know how much God loves us because we have felt his love and because we believe him when he tells us that he loves us dearly. 1 John 4:16a (Living)
Created in His image, we seek to with God
“God has planted eternity in the human heart” Eccles 3:11 (NLT)
Prayer is our means of with God
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” Philip. 4:6 (NIV)
God us through the power of prayer
“And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philip. 4:7 (NIV)
Prayer is the of everything we do
“They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.” Acts 2:42 (NIV)
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12 (NIV)
O Lord, hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy; in your faithfulness and righteousness come to my relief. Psalm 143:1 (NIV)
“The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and wonderful results.” James 5:16b (NLT)
Jesus prayed and encourages us to do the same