Date: Sunday August 7, 2022
Sermon Series: “Talking with God”
Sermon Title: “Why to Pray”
Text: Matthew 6: 5-15
Main Idea: Prayer is not about a formula to get what we want but our formation into what God wants us to be.
–Prayer is so we can be heard not seen.
–When we pray God sees us and listens to us.
–Prayer is an opportunity to be close to God.
–When we pray, we ….
- Praise God for who He is.
- Align our priorities with God’s.
- Request what we need.
- Let go.
- Ask for protection and strength.
–When we can’t release others from their wrongs, we aren’t ready for God to release us from ours.