Bible Study: Kingdom, Power and Glory

 

 Luke 11:1-13

Why has this prayer been called the perfect prayer?

Why is prayer important to Jesus?

How would you summarize the prayer in verses 2-4?

What is the significance of Jesus saying ‘When’ you pray, and not ‘if’ you pray?

What did it mean to Jesus to call God “Father”? What does it mean to you? Romans 8:15; John 20:17; Acts 17:26-28

How does one become a child of God? John 1:12-13

What does it mean to hallow God’s name? John 17:1,4 How do people dishonor God’s name?

How often do we pray that God’s name would magnified, glorified, lifted up, celebrated?

How does the topic of the coming kingdom relate to Jesus’ ministry? John 17:21

How does it relate to the disciples coming mission?

How would you summarize Jesus’ teaching on prayer?

What would encourage you to pray more, and to pray more boldly?

This is actually the second time Jesus taught this prayer to His disciples (Matthew 6:9-13). How does this enforce the importance of this prayer?

Why do you think some churches no longer pray this prayer during their services?

How can this prayer lose its meaning?

What is the most important section of this prayer for you? Why?

How is Luke using the story of the ‘friend at midnight?’  How would you state the big idea of that story?

Describe what Jesus is saying when He says “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” Think out of the box.

What is it that everyone who asks receives, finds, and has opened to them in verse 9?

Who is it that is ‘evil?’

What is the difference between the ‘good gifts’ that parents give and the Holy Spirit that God gives?

How does one pray with confidence?

Are we ready to enroll with Jesus in His school of prayer?

(Note:  Bible Study materials are gathered from various resources, i.e. Bible.org)

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