School Of Prayer Analysis

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School of Prayer This is the fourth of five papers in a reflection series of the book, With Christ in the School of Prayer by Andrew Murray. This paper will cover chapters 20-26. This paper will look at The Main Purpose of Prayer, The All-Inclusive Condition, The Word and Prayer, Obedience: The Path to Power in Prayer, The All-Powerful Plea, The Holy Spirit and Prayer, and Christ, the Intercessor. First it will look at The Main Purpose of Prayer. The Main Purpose of Prayer The main purpose of prayer for Christ was that the Father may be glorified in the Son. The main purpose of our prayer should be the same, that the Father be glorified. If we ask anything in prayer to glorify God, it will be done. We are here on this earth to be a light in the darkness and show the world God. The best way to be that light is to pray the God through us is glorified. All too often we pray as a selfish child, God give me this or give me that. I have my pastor say that God is not our genie in the sky, but He is our loving and faithful Heavenly Father. In Matthew 7:11 (KJV) “…how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!” God wants to give His children good gifts and He wants them to be mature enough to pray for the glory of the Heavenly Father. God love us with a love so strong that we cannot…show more content…
Wow, that is a profound point and spoken with such innocence. I think too often as Christians we go to the altar (or our place of prayer) and say our prayer then get up and go our way. However, we have not given God an opportunity to speak to us. How much of a relationship could I have with an individual if every time we met I spent the entire time talking and never listening? What would I know about that person if they never spoke? God speaks to us in many different ways but, one of the biggest ways is through His Word (the
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