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Topic #3: Prayer


Key Passage:  Matthew 6:6-13

Inductive Passage and Memory Verses:  Philippians 4:6-7


Study Questions:

  1. Is the Lord’s Prayer an instructive outline to model our prayers or is it a specific prayer that we should pray?
  2. If it is an outline, what does each point tell us about how to pray?
  3. If God knows what we need before we communicate it, then why pray?
  4. What are the benefits of praising God and recognizing the good things He has done as a regular part of our prayer?
  5. How does an understanding of God’s character improve our prayer to God?
  6. What is the significance of asking for God’s “Kingdom to come?”  (See Matthew 6:10)
  7. Is it okay to pray for everything?
  8. Is it okay to pray for ourselves?
  9. What can someone do to improve their prayer life?
  10. How can we pray without ceasing and give thanks in everything?  (See 1 Thessalonians 5:17)  
  11. If God knows all, why do we need to pray?  Is it a sin not to?
  12. Does God hear the prayers of unbelievers?
  13. Which aspects of prayer are you good at?  Which do you need to improve?


Supplemental Verses:

1 John 5:14-15

1 John 3:21-22

John 15:7

John 14:13

John 16:24

James 4:3

1 Thessalonians 5:17-18

Mark 1:35

Psalm 5:3

1 John 1:9

Mark 11:25-26

Matthew 5:23-24

1 Corinthians 10:13

Matthew 6:5

Matthew 6:32-33


Noteworthy prayers:

John 17

Nehemiah 1

1 Chronicles 29:10-20

Psalm 51, 25, 32, 63

Daniel 9

Numbers 14

1 Samuel 2


What is something you may want apply to your life from this lesson?  (You may change it after our discussion.)