Why Pray? Part 2

January 8, 2023 Pastor: Bill Thompson

Passage: Colossians 4:2



“Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it.”  Colossians 4:2



The normal Christian life is a life _______________ to prayer.



  1. God _______________ us to pray.




  1. Prayer _______________ the pray-er.


Prayer is not merely a _______________ between God and you; prayer is an _____________ between God and you.



  1. God _______________ when we pray.


Ephesians 1:11


Matthew 10:29


God has ordained the _______________ as well as the _______________.



  1. Prayer helps us to know God’s _______________.




  1. Prayer brings us into a _______________ with God.






Application Questions


  1. Which of the five reasons for prayer is the most encouraging to you?
  2. How does God’s sovereignty help you to be devoted to prayer?
  3. What is one step you can take to improve your prayer life?
  4. Are you devoted to prayer?