Friday, April 29
think about it.
In this model for prayer (11:2-4), what relates to God? What relates to us? To others? What does the parable of the unexpected guest tell us about prayer (11:5-8)? What can we expect when we ask of God (11:9-10)? What is the most important thing to ask for (11:13) and why? What needs to change in your prayers based on this model?
Jesus uses a story about one friend going to another friend's house in the middle of the night to ask for bread as a teaching tool about prayer. The owner of the house initially rejects his friend's requests and tells him to go away. But undeterred, the friend continues to boldly ask, and as a result, the owner of the house gets up and gives him the bread he's been asking for.
So what did you learn from Jesus' story in Luke 11:1-13 about prayer? Do you have any persistent prayer stories that might encourage us? Come on, tell us your story. Tami W.
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