A Chronicle of Renewal and Revival

“Let us pray”

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Jesus prayed, constantly

I AdoreModel prayer (‘The Lord’s Prayer’)

Our Father in heaven,
Hallowed be Your name.
Your kingdom come.
Your will be done
On earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
I Worship lightAnd forgive us our debts,
As we forgive our debtors.
And do not lead us into temptation,
But deliver us from the evil one.
For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.

(Matthew 6:7-13 NKJV)

Jesus’ life

HS baptism doveAt his baptism (Luke 3: 21-22)

Early in the morning (Mark 1: 35)

In deserted places (Luke 5:15-16)

All night (Luke 6:12-13)

I Thank you God2Giving thanks (Grace) (John 6:11)

On a mountain (Matthew 14:22-23)

Transfiguration mountain (Luke 9:28-29)

At Lazarus’ tomb (John 11:41-42)

communion-bread-wine2The Last Supper (Passover) (John 17: 1-26)

Gethsemane, 3 times (Matthew 26:36-45)

On the cross:

Father forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.  (Luke 23:34)

My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?  (Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34; Psalm 22:1)

Father, into your hands I commit my spirit. (Luke 23:46; Ps 31:5)

J He is risenResurrected:

Emmaus (Luke 24:30-31)

Bethany (Luke 24:50-51)

 

Some kinds of prayer (ACTS)

I Thank you Jesus childrenAdoration – worship

Confession – concentration

Thanksgiving – praise

Supplication – intercession

 

Ways we pray

I Kids praySpeaking – eyes closed & open

Thinking – meditating, fellowship

Writing – journal, diary

I Father son kneelSongs – worship, repentance, faith

Instruments – guitar, flute, piano

CD/DVD/smartphone – background music & worship (car, home, bedroom)

I Dance of praiseTV – prompted by news, needs

Relaxed – in bed, shower, cooking, cleaning

Active – walking, riding, cycling, dancing

B 2 Cor 5,7 live by faithIB Prayer hands linkedIn need – “Help” (eg exams, crisis)

With others – home, meetings, coffee, church

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