Prayer Ministry Manual Download to Print One

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What kind of priority is praying to you? Do you have a passion for prayer?

Any kind of effectiveness in praying must begin with a personal relationship with God, the One to whom we pray. This ministry manual examines the need for prayer to be a priority, done for the right purposes, following biblical principles that results in the power of God unleashed. It also looks at how we can get others to join us in a prayer ministry.

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In this ministry manual, you'll find what is covered in the Prayer Ministry section of this site plus more.

Prayer Ministry Overview

What it takes to have an effective prayer ministry and what happens when these aspects are missing; Includes a personal assessment of your prayer life looking at these elements

Effectiveness in Prayer Requires a Personal Relationship

Thoughts about what needs to be emphasized to make it about a relationship with God; Further reflection included on connecting, coming into His presence and communicating in prayer

Effectiveness in Prayer Requires Having the Right Purposes for Praying

How these purposes line up with Jesus' sample prayer in Matthew 6; Further reflection included on these purposes for you as an individual and as a prayer group

Effectiveness in Prayer Requires a Passion for Prayer

Further reflection looking at how a passion for prayer stems out of a passion for God

Effectiveness in Prayer Requires That It is a Priority

Ideas for how to keep prayer the priority in corporate prayer times and suggestions for your private lives; Personal assessment looks at the quantitative and qualitative measure of prayer to assess its priority to you personally and as a church

Effectiveness in Prayer Requires Power and Results in Power

Includes a brief exegesis on Ephesians 3:20; Further reflection looks at James 5:16

Effectiveness in Prayer Requires Adherence to Biblical Principles

Scripture given warning about the effect violating God's character and Word has on prayer; Additional Scripture provided on the fear of the Lord, along with thoughts about what the fear of the Lord does and the need to present a big enough God to help people even desire to pray; Personal assessment of a few biblical principles

Effectiveness in Prayer Requires That It Be a Permanent Practice

What happens when prayer is a pattern; Further reflection using an acrostic of the word 'Devoted'

Planning Strategies for Effective Corporate Prayer

Includes a church-wide assessment of where people in your group are in their prayer life and what they need based on where they are (permission to copy and use this assessment with your group)

Preparing Others to Join You

Further reflection with questions about how you are preparing others

Promoting Prayer Successfully

Further reflection with questions about why you may be having problems successfully promoting prayer

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