We know we are supposed to pray. In fact, Paul tells us in 1 Thessalonians 5:17 that we are to pray without ceasing. But WHAT is it that we are to pray? Though there are a variety of types of prayer, one method you could try is to pray Scripture itself. When you take the words of God and use them as the basis for your prayer, you are merely crying out what God already wants to do and accomplish in your life. In this episode, we use Ephesians 3:16-21 as an example of how you can take the Bible and use it to pray.
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- Episode 2: God is able to handle ANY problem, crisis, or situation in your life (a study in Ephesians 3:20)
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NRJohnson (Nathan Johnson) is a Christian who has an overwhelming passion for Jesus, the Gospel, and Studying God’s Word. He is a writer, teacher, and communicator who helps other believers understand and apply the Bible as they grow and mature in their faith—desiring that they gain greater intimacy with Christ, experience the victorious Christian life, and transform the world through the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit. Read more about him here.
The Deeper Christian Podcast is the podcast to help you study God’s Word, know Jesus intimately, and discover how you can build your life around Jesus Christ. This weekly audio program, hosted by NRJohnson, dives into Scripture and encourages Christians to keep their focus upon Jesus Christ—equipping believers in how to study the Bible and know God’s Word, grow in their spiritual lives, and change the world. Main discussion topics center around practical advice on Christian living, Bible study, prayer, the Gospel, freedom from sin, evangelism and how to share your faith, the Christian disciplines, and the lives and messages from the Christian heroes from yesteryear such as A.W. Tozer, Charles Spurgeon, Major Ian Thomas, Oswald Chambers, Hudson Taylor, Amy Carmichael, Corrie Ten Boom, C.T. Studd, George Müller, Andrew Murray, Leonard Ravenhill, E.M. Bounds, and others. Learn more about the deeper Christian life.