Adult and Teen Church School
Sunday Mornings, 10:30 am
"Teach us to pray."
If you could
ask Jesus one question, what would it be?
Twelve disciples walked closely with Jesus.
They saw His miracles. They heard His teaching. They observed how He
interacted with people. Yet the one thing we know the disciples asked Jesus to
specifically teach them about was
prayer. It appears that, in all they
observed in Jesus, it was His prayer life that seemed to be the "secret."
Thankfully for all of us, Jesus taught His
disciples how to pray. He gave
them, and ultimately us, a model as a part of
His Sermon on the Mount. (See Matt. 5-7.) This prayer
has inspired Christians for over two thousand years.
It is both
striking in its simplicity and
breathtaking in its scope. It is certainly worth our
study, and as we
look at the different
parts of this prayer, we will draw from other passages that will help illustrate truths from Jesus' Model Prayer also.
Prayer changes us as we pray. Isn't it time we joined the original disciples and ask Jesus to teach us how to pray?
all, prayer moves the Hand that moves the world.