Phil. 4:6 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” 

Is. 30:21 “And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.”


Read at least five Psalms as each is an expression of communication with the Lord.


  1. 1. “My house shall be called of all nations the house of _______________.”

  1. 2. Prayer is ____________________ with God.

  1. 3.Talking with God  is the remedy for our fallen nature.  T     F

  1. 4. Prayer can be humbling.  T     F

  1. 5.The way we live our lives communicates to God.  

    T     F

  1. 6. How many years did Joseph have to wait to see his dream unfold?

  1. 7. Prayer is an exchange of what we are for what God is and can be within our lives.  T    F    Maybe

  1. 8. Holy dissatisfaction drives us to

  2. a) complaining.    

b.  get profession help and medication.

  1. c. prayer.     

d.  mental illness.

  1. 9.Nobody has an inborn desire to talk to the Lord. 

        T     F

  1. 10. List 10 definitions of prayer from the definitions of Chapter One.

  1. 11. Write your personal definition of prayer.

        He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: Ps. 2:4


    Background about different kinds of prayer


Interview five people to discover their personal definitions of prayer.  What do their definitions have in common?  What is the most unusual element of one of their definitions?


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