To know God's love, to show God's love

Questions of Prayer

Prayer is at once the most natural and simplest of Christian disciplines, and also, the most profound and mysterious. We’re going to ask ourselves some fundamental questions about prayer over these weeks – why? what? where?

What do we pray?

This, then, is how you should pray Matthew 6:9 In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus is overturning the lies the world has told us: lies about what is important and what is not, lies about how to be happy and, even, what happiness is. In his teaching on prayer he overthrows both the corruption…

Why do we pray?

We want to ask ourselves some basic questions about prayer, and there isn’t any more basic question about prayer than the question of why we do it at all. We think about this by looking at some of the more surprising, and even shocking, prayers of Scripture. You have heard that it was said,`Love your…