A Matter of Prayer (Part 1) “Bold Praying” (Heb. 4:16)
Introduction: Prayer is a powerful tool in the hands of one who knows how to use it appropriately. The disciples saw this in Jesus life and they asked Him to teach them to pray. The word of God encourages us not just to pray, but to pray boldly! But, I am afraid there is much confusion about “bold praying” in the church today. Over the next few weeks I want to address several aspects of prayer to hopefully help enhance our prayer lives. Beginning with the topic of bold praying, what is bold praying and what does it really mean to pray boldly? So, to better understand bold praying let’s start with…
Conclusion: It’s our spiritual birthright to pray with confidence in our heavenly Father’s ability to intervene in any situation. The Lord wants us to pray with boldness and courage—not because we have it all together, but rather because we are confident that He holds it all together with us in mind.
Let us practice the privilege of bold praying believing it is our Lord’s invitation is to do so and believing, that our God is able to do above and beyond what we ask of Him!