TUESDAY 16th JAN 7.30pm – EXPLORING PRAYER Praying with the Bible. St Clements Church
“Hear my prayer, O LORD, listen to my cry for help.” –Psalm 39:12 (NIV)[i]
“Lord, teach us to pray.” –Luke 11:1
“After Jesus said this, He looked toward heaven and prayed.” –John 17:1
“They all joined together constantly in prayer.” –Acts 1:14
“And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.” –Ephesians 6:18
“Pray continually.” -1 Thessalonians 5:17
These are all quotes from the bible about prayer.What is prayer? What does it mean to “pray without ceasing?” And does prayer really make a difference?
If you do pray…have you ever wondered how to keep your prayer life fresh?
Have you ever wondered what people mean when they talk about having a prayer life?
Though in church we tend to say prayers that have been written for the purpose, this is only one of may ways in church people encounter God.
Come along to this new opportunity for exploring the different ways in which Christians pray: some f them reflective, others very practical and find out a bit more about this ancient and modern spiritual practice.
This week we will explore a way of using the stories in the bible to help us to pray. All welcome. No previous experience is necessary.