2 Thessalonians 2:16 – May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope. In this study, we will examine the nature how is it that we ask Christians can remain steadfast even in the face of strong persecution.
Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. In this study let us meditate on this simple instruction, which forms a simple cheat-sheet in life.
John 11:42 – I knew that you always hear me, but I said this for the benefit of the people standing here, that they may believe that you sent me. In this study, we will examine the nature of public prayers, why we should do it, and how we should do it through the case study of Jesus Christ’s own prayer.
Judges 16:28 – Then Samson prayed to the Lord,“Sovereign Lord, remember me. Please, God, strengthen me just once more, and let me with one blow get revenge on the Philistines for my two eyes.” In this study, we will focus on the phrase – ‘just once more’, and how the mercy of God manifested itself in the final act of Samson.
Luke 18:14 – “I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” In this study, we will compare these two men, their behaviour and their prayers in order to find out why is it that the tax collector was justified before God, and not the Pharisee.
Acts 22:16 – And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name. In this study, we will examine the instructions that Paul was given by Ananias upon his conversion.
Ezra 8:21 – There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions. In this study we will take a curious examination at how ancient people prayed for journey safety – and on top of that, we will look at why it is important for us to pray for our little ones.
Daniel 6:10 – Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before. In this study we will use Daniel as a case-study to examine the art of faithfully praying and giving thanks despite your circumstances.
Philippians 2:9 – Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, In this study, we will examine some of the reasons why the name of the Son is great.
Ephesians 1:17 – I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. In this study, we will examine the need to continuously ask for the Spirit of wisdom and revelation – and not just for ourselves.
Job 16:17 – yet my hands have been free of violence and my prayer is pure. In this study we will examine Job as a case study on keeping our prayers pure, even in hard times.