Tag Archives: unanswered prayer

Alone in the secret place with God

To understand that the work of prayer involves a learning process saves us from arrogantly dismissing it as false or unreal.

“One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When He finished, one of His disciples said to Him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray’” Continue reading

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8 reasons for unanswered prayer

Many people request things from God and get frustrated because they don’t receive their desires. Perhaps they’re asking for things that go against God’s will. But there are other possible reasons for unanswered prayer. Continue reading

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“I tried prayer.”

Have you ever heard this complaint? All who take prayer seriously will struggle with unanswered prayer. I’ve struggled with it! God in his wisdom does not always answer as we desire. C.S. Lewis suggested that, “Every war, every famine or plague, almost … Continue reading

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Some pray and die

“Is there such a thing as getting the ‘breaks’ in prayer?

“What I want to know is this: What sort of an extra-special, super-powered prayer is needed to make everything turn out the way you want it? Continue reading

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Unanswered Prayer

A correct biblical theology of humans as fallen beings who are living under the curse of a sin-suffering-death cycle will protect us from wrong expectations about prayer. Continue reading

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Basics on prayer

A detailed overview of prayer. Use it personally or as a group study! Continue reading

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