When you think of the word “Prayer” what feelings or images come to your mind?
Why is it important to remember that prayer is much more than a “wish list”?
Respond to George Truett:
“To know the will of God is the greatest knowledge, to find the will of God is the greatest discovery, and to do the will of God is the greatest achievement.”
Read Luke 22:39-46.
What made Gethsemane such a great crisis for Jesus?
What is the significance that Jesus prayed “not my will but yours be done”?
How is Jesus’ prayer a model for us?
How did Jesus’ surrender make a difference in our lives?
Read Isaiah 6:8, Esther 4:16 and Luke 1:38.
Which person inspires you most? Why?
How do these persons demonstrate that surrender is at the heart of godliness?
What is life-transforming about trusting surrender?
Respond to Jim Elliot:
“God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with Him”.
When have you found God’s blessing and peace in surrender?
How does praying “not my will” put us in a place where God can really touch and use us?
What were the secret’s to George Mueller’s remarkable prayer life?
To what extent does Bobby Richardson’s quotation “Dear God, your will, nothing, more, nothing less, nothing else” reflect your life?
What steps are you taking to make a full trusting surrender to the Lord?