Together #forSalem
Together #forSalem
Why should I pray? -- Together #forSalem (Ep 85)
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At some point in your life, you’ve probably prayed. But why do we do it? What’s the point and what good does it do? Let’s find out together why Jesus thought prayer was so important.

Episode Breakdown
00:50 Who’s excited?!?!
02:30 you’ve tried it…*
04:35 Good news here
06:15 “Don’t do that junk.”
08:40 Prayer isn’t about getting anyone’s attention
11:00 Is it right words or right pattern?
15:09 Praying out loud can be scary
18:00 A difference between other religions and Christianity
19:00 Your challenge, should you choose to accept it
21:50 Closing stuff
24:20 Discussion Qs and them outtakes
[There were some tech difficulties in the audio here. We apologize. We’ll do better next time, we promise.]

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▶ Transcript: https://www.yourcrosscreek.com/media/2021-11-21.pdf
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▶ Suggested Bible Readings:
Luke 11:1-13
Romans 8:26-27
Philippians 4:6

Music we listened to making this episode:
Collective Soul- Heavy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoL0z6dn2q8
U2- Mysterious Ways: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZegcL_zQSs
Josh Garrels- Benediction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpUqBoj2wzk

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Discussion Questions:

  1. How have you seen God show up this week?
  2. In your own words, how would you explain prayer and why we do it?  and/or   What has been your experience with prayer?
  3. Read Matthew 6:5-8. What further thoughts or questions does this passage create for you?
  4. How can your group pray for and with you this week?