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Bible Study - Praying In The Spirit
by John Edmiston
This is one of those nasty Bible studies where
I don't tell you the answers. You actually have to read the Bible
and work them out under God's gracious guidance. (grin)
May the Lord richly bless you as you study His Word!
(Colossians 3:16 NKJV) Let the word of
Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing
one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with
grace in your hearts to the Lord.
(A) Research the following verses surrounding the topic "Praying
in the Spirit".
Romans 8:26 _____________________________________________________
1 Corinthians 14:2-5 ______________________________________________
1 Corinthians 14:14-16 ____________________________________________
Ephesians 6:18 __________________________________________________
(B) Research the following references to the phrase "In the
John 11:33 ______________________________________________________
Acts 18:5 _______________________________________________________
Acts 18:25 ______________________________________________________
Romans 8:10,11 __________________________________________________
Romans 2:28,29 __________________________________________________
Galatians 3:3-5 ___________________________________________________
Galatians 5:16-18,25 ______________________________________________
Ephesians 4:23ff __________________________________________________
Philippians 3:3 ____________________________________________________
Colossians 2:5 ____________________________________________________
1 Timothy 3:16 ___________________________________________________
Revelation 1:10,11 ________________________________________________
Q.1) Describe a "typical case" of Spirit-filled prayer - what stands
out most to you?
Q.2) How are the things like unity, love, peace, joy associated with
prayer in the Spirit?
Q.3) How many of these experiences are ecstatic?
Q.4) How many are relatively normal?
Q.5) How can we pray in the Spirit?
How is like learning to live and "walk" in a new way?
Q.6) How would praying in the Spirit change you?
List six items, that are God's will ( 1 John 5:14,15) that
you want to pray for.
- Ask God to fill you with His Holy Spirit - the Spirit of
Jesus (Eph. 5:18)
- Ask for guidance as you pray in the power of His Holy
- Ask God to pray in you and through you. (Romans 8:26f)
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