Lesson for January 27, 2018

PRAYER 

Scripture reading: Matthew 6:1-19.

Memory verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:17.

  1. How did the Psalmist address the Creator? Psalms 65:2.
  2. What is prayer? Psalms 142:1.
  3. What instruction regarding prayer is given to God’s people? Luke 21:36; 1 Thessalonians 5:17; Colossians4:2.
  4. Why should we be diligent in prayer? 1 Peter 5:8.
  5. What is the example of Jesus concerning prayer? Mark 1:35; Luke 22:44; Hebrews 5:7.
  6. Was Jesus sure that God always heard His prayers? John 11:41, 42.
  7. Should we have the same assurance? Matthew 7:7, 8; James 5:17, 18.
  8. On what conditions has God promised to hear and grant our petitions? 1 John 3:22; 5:14, 15.
  9. What hinders the Lord in answering some prayers? Proverbs 28:9; James 1:6, 7; 4:3; Psalms 66:18.
  10. What encouragement is given to those who pray when in trouble? Psalms 46:1, 2; 107:6.
  11. Do our prayers really ascend to God? Revelation 8:3; 5:8.
  12. Whose example should we avoid in praying? Matthew 6:5-8.
  13. What instruction is given to the remnant church? What results will follow if this admonition is heeded? Philippians 4:5-7.