Bulletin: October 1, 2023


#4 in the series Formed by Jesus
Dave Tate

Passages: Ps. 27:4, 63:1, 136:1-3, Mic. 7:18-19, Matt. 9:14-15

Two Sides of Prayer

  • Psalm 27:4
  • Psalm 63:1, 5

From J.I. Packer and Carlyn Nystrom’s book…

  • Prayer is “finding our way through duty to ______________.”

The Movements of Prayer

  • Upward: Seeking the _______________ we need
    • Psalm 136:1-3
  • Inward: Seeking the _________________ we need
    • Micah 7:18-19
  • Outward: Seeking the ________________ we need

Praying the Bible

What you are doing is taking words that ________________ in the heart and mind of God and circulating them through your heart and mind back to God. By this means, his words become the wings of your prayers. – Donald Whitney

When we bring God’s word directly into our _______________, we are bringing God’s power into our praying. – Joni Eareckson Tada

Fasting is _____________ forgoing food for some limited time, for an expressed spiritual purpose.

  • Matthew 9:14-15