Lies About Prayer and How to Overcome Them | Ep. 124

Lies About Prayer and How to Overcome Them | Ep. 124

Episode 124

Prayer is a gift, but there are a lot of lies that diminish our enjoyment and engagement in prayer. These lies are perpetuated by the world. Some may be indirectly affirmed by different churches. Many of them are lies we tell ourselves. These lies cause a lot of confusion and difficult emotions around prayer. There may be fear, bitterness, shame, and overwhelm around prayer. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Prayer is a way for believers to commune with God, and there can be joy and excitement as we experience intimacy with God through prayer. In this episode, we dig deep into six major lies that believers can believe about prayer. Then we overcome these lies with truth found in God’s Word!

Lie: I’m bad at praying. (9:17)
Lie: My prayers don’t make a difference (23:32)
Lie: Prayer is selfish. (31:01)
Lie: Praying is boring. (33:26)
Lie: God doesn’t care about my prayers. (37:22)
Lie: I don’t need to pray. (44:15)

Be sure to listen to the full episode to hear the truths that debunk these lies! Also, be sure to check out the resources for prayer offered by The Daily Grace Co. to help you cultivate a deeper prayer life!

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Colorfulkoala High Waisted Yoga Pants on Amazon
Abbey Wedgeworth's Reel for Bible Memory
Bible Memory App
Ep. 71 Teach Me to Pray by Daily Grace
“The Lord’s Prayer” Study by The Daily Grace Co.
“Growing in Grace” Study by The Daily Grace Co.
Prayer Journal by The Daily Grace Co.
A Praying Life by Paul E. Miller
Thirty-One Days of Prayer Journal by The Daily Grace Co.
Thirty-One Days of Prayer Journal for Kids by The Daily Grace Co.
31 Days of Prayer Verse Card Set by The Daily Grace Co.
31 Days of Prayer - Kids Verse Card Set by The Daily Grace Co.
In Everything Prayer Request Journal by The Daily Grace Co.
Praying the Bible by Donald Whitney
“All Things New” Praying Scripture Journal by The Daily Grace Co.
Ep. 55 Praying Scripture by Daily Grace
Gentle and Lowly Dane Ortlund
Ep. 73 What Does It Mean to Abide? by Daily Grace
Ep. 39 What to Do With Bad Days by Daily Grace
Ep. 57 Beauty of Daily Dependence by Daily Grace

Scripture mentioned in this episode:

Matthew 6:9-13
Luke 11:2-4
Mathew 6:5-8
James 5:16
Psalm 147:5
Job 42:2
Matthew 7:7-11
1 Peter 3:12
Genesis 21:17
Psalm 45:17
Psalm 62:8
1 Peter 5:7
Hebrews 4:15

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