Passage: 7 fold call to prayer from John 14-16
Transformation in us and our world is related directly to prayer. Prayer is key to transformation:
a. from being overwhelmed to overcoming (John 14:12-14)
What was overwhelming the disciples at this time? How do these words bring comfort to them?
What overwhelms you in life? How do these words impact your overwhelming situation?
b. from being fruitful to exceedingly fruitful (John 15:7-8, 16)
Is it possible to be a Christian and not fruitful? (15:2).
Describe God's intention in our lives regarding fruitfulness. (15:2, 8, 16)
Describe the relationship between fruitfulness and prayer (7-8, 16)
What is the fruit that you would ask Him for today?
c. from joy to fullness of joy (16:22-24)
What is the joy that every Christian has which can never be taken away?(16:22)
What is the path to fullness of joy? (16:23-24)
Are you growing in that?
d. from hesitant to confident with God (16:25-27)
How does confidence in the love of God affect our practice of prayer?
How may you grow in confidence in the love of God?
What does it mean to pray in the name of Jesus?
Are there any promises like these anywhere, by anyone, under any circumstances?
Praise God for these promises and commit to take hold of them this week.