“Where is your fire? Lesson #4

“ Prayer! ”


Intro: What is your favorite thing to do when you are with your friends ?



  1. 2 Thess 5:17, Eph 6:18 The bible tells us that we are to pray continuously, In order for us to remain on-fire for God, we must develop a strong and consistent prayer life.
    1. Jer 3:22 One of the greatest reasons people backslide and fall away from God is because they don’t pray, or pray very little.
      1. Prov 4:25-27 Some people don’t pray because their are many distractions in their lives that keep them from focusing on prayer.
      2. Ecc 12:1 Others have a list of excuses that keep them from praying such as, “I don’t have time” or “I don’t know how to pray”.
    2. Rom 8:26 If we are serious about remaining strong in our walk with God, then we must press beyond all distractions and excuses and Pray!
  2. Matt 6:9-13, Matt 21:22 When we pray we communicate with God, place our requests before God, intercede on behalf of others, receive strength and revelation, as well as we learn to hear Gods voice and direction for our lives.
    1. Luke 5:16 We need to develop and maintain strong personal times of prayer where we pull away from everyone and pray to God.
      1. Acts 2:1-4 We also need to be a part of corporate times of prayer where we come together with others to pray and intercede for various needs.
      2. Acts 3: 6-8 We also need to be ready to pray and minister to others, ready to lead people to Christ, pray for those who need healed, delivered or ministered to in some way
    2. James 5:14-16 In order for us to truly remain on fire for God, we must develop a strong and consistent life of prayer! Where are you?





  1. Do you have a regular time of personal prayer? If so when do you pray? How long do you spend in daily personal prayer?
  2. What are some of the things that distract us from prayer, and excuses people give as to why they do not have a personal time of prayer?
  3. Can you share a testimony of a time when you saw God move powerfully through your prayers or through the prayers of others?
  4. Do you personally feel your prayer life is where it needs to be? If not what are some changes you feel God directing you to make in your life in order to improve your prayer life?



End: Pray for any who need to accept Christ or recommit their lives to Christ, Pray for those who need to develop a strong personal time of prayer! then take requests.