Prayer is defined as a solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God, but it's so much more than that.
Yes, God is there to listen to our requests and it's important to thank the Lord, but prayer also gives us the opportunity to hear from God. For Jesus to talk directly to us.
Prayer can also shape our lives and draw us into a deeper connection with Jesus.
To help facilitate that, we've put together resources for you to use as you pray.
- Zoom Prayer Room
We're gathering together to pray online through a Virtual Prayer Room through Zoom.
When you arrive, there will be a host to help guide the prayer time and we'll spend about 30 minutes praying together.
Tuesday & Thursday at 12pm
Wednesday at 6am
- Pray the Psalms
A great way to get started praying is to pray the Psalms.
All you need to do is open one of the Psalms listed below, read a verse or two and pause. Then pray for whatever the Lord brings to mind. Allow time for quiet and then read the next section. Repeat this until you're done praying that Psalm.
Here are a few Psalms to get you started.
- Learn through Videos
How to persevere when you want to quit?
In our faith and in life we will run into times when we just want to quit. What do we do? What does the Bible say about it? Julia shares some verses from Hebrews and encourages us to keep going, to persevere.
What does it mean to repent?
Julia Davis shares the meaning of repentance and why it's important in the life of someone who follows Jesus.
Learn how to fast and pray
Fasting is talked about throughout the Bible but is often a struggle for people to put into practice. Julia shares some tips for getting starting fasting and how you can grow in your faith through this practice.
- Kid & Family Resources
- Other Prayer Resources
We want you to have a growing relationship with God through prayer, so we're continuing to put together resources you can use to facilitate that.
The Daily Prayer by John Eldredge
The Southwell Litany by Bishop George Ridding, Church of England
Books on Prayer
Prayer: Finding the Hearts True Home
by Richard Foster
Celebration of Discipline
by Richard Foster
With Christ in the School of Prayer
by Andrew Murray
Long Wandering Prayer: An Invitation to Walk with God
by David Hansen
Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God
by Dallas Willard
Practicing God's Presence
by Brother Lawrence
The Prayer Room is designed to create an environment that quiets your mind and allows space for experiencing the Lord through prayer.