Transformation 20/20: Transformational Church
First Baptist Church Chattanooga
William Terry Ladd, III – Pastor
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Prayerful Dependence

         
In chapter 6, the authors suggest “prayer is the engine of Transformational Churches”.  As a result, TC depend upon God for the life of the church. 

According to the authors, what is prayer? Why did God give us prayer? pg. 125

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What should I pray for?  What should the church pray for?

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In Luke 18: 1-8, Jesus outlines when to pray and what to pray for.  According to the text, when does Jesus say we need to pray?  What do we need to pray for?

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According to Psalm 51: 10 -11, praying for self is just as important as praying for someone else. What is the psalmist praying for in verses 10-11?

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Praying was important to Jesus.  He preached prayer and he practiced prayer.  The temple was to be dedicated to prayer but deteriorated into a “den of thieves”. Isaiah 56:7, Jeremiah 7:11, Matthew 21: 12-14 According to these texts, what was the temple (church) made for?

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According to the texts, what did the church become and why?

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