17 May Sunday Service

What to Pray?

by Loots Lambrechts

Opening prayer

Bless the Lord, O my soul,
    and all that is within me,
    bless his holy name!
Bless the Lord, O my soul,
    and forget not all his benefits,
who forgives all your iniquity,
    who heals all your diseases,
who redeems your life from the pit,
    who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy,
who satisfies you with good
    so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.     -   Psalm 103:1-5

Song: Blessed Assurance

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Interview with the Andries Family

Prayer by Christiaan de Villiers

Song: Jerusalem

Book Review by Martin Viljoen

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Children’s Church Material

Bible Reading by Stephani Westdyk [Col. 1:1-14]

Sermon

Sermon audio

WHAT TO PRAY?

Colossians 1:1-14

Paul prays expansively, with big broad horizons!

Paul prays thankful prayers!

1. Pray to understand the revealed will of God (v.9)

2. Pray to be pleasing to God in your life (10)

3. Pray for power to keep going (11)

4. Pray for joy (12)

5. Pray with the gospel in view at all times (12-14)

Song: Amazing Grace

Discussion Questions

  1. Generally speaking, how does your prayer life compare to the Apostle Paul’s?
  2. Which one aspect of Paul’s prayer for the Christians in Colossae would you like to adopt more of in your prayer life?
  3. Why not ask God to help you with that?

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