Prayer

“God told me” and the Sufficiency of Scripture

By Mark Dever | 03.01.2010

The Scriptures are sufficient. I know they are. God told me.

On the Use and Importance of Corporate Prayer

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.26.2010

Corporate prayer begins to take out the individualistic assumption that Christianity is only about me and my relationship with God.

Prayer in the Life and Ministry of the Pastor

By Mark Dever | 02.26.2010

In times that are hard, we encourage ourselves by praying, remembering that this is ultimately God’s work.

Praying Beyond Health Concerns

By David Powlison | 02.26.2010

Why don’t church members pray beyond the sick list? Often because their pastors have not taught or modeled otherwise.

The Devotional Life of the Professional Christian

By Mike Gilbart-Smith | 9Marks Journal: The Emerging Church | 02.26.2010

Unless we appreciate the importance and the urgency of prayer and meditation on God’s Word, we will leave it until tomorrow.

Things I’ve Seen and Heard — When Pastors Gather

By Matt Schmucker | 02.26.2010

When the leadership of your church gathers, what typically happens?

Thirty Two Principles for Public Prayer

By Ligon Duncan | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.25.2010

Public prayer should abound in the language of Scripture.

Corporate Aspects of the Lord’s Prayer*

By Phil Ryken | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.25.2010

Since the Lord’s Prayer is a family prayer, we not only pray with one another, we also pray for one another.

Sample Corporate Prayers from December 9, 2007

9Marks | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.25.2010

It is to the praise of Christ alone that we pray these things, through him, amen.

Sample Sunday School Class-On Corporate Prayer

By Jamie Dunlop | 9Marks Journal: Living As a Church | 02.25.2010

In corporate prayer we show our utter dependence to God as a church.

Sample Corporate Prayers from December 2, 2007

9Marks | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.25.2010

We praise you that every blessing we receive from your hand is the overflow of the glories of your character. Amen.

A Biblical Theology of Corporate Prayer

By Jim Hamilton | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.25.2010

Though we might fail to notice this in our individualized age, the Bible often assumes that God’s people will pray together. What’s significant about that fact?

Recommendations for Improving Public Prayer*

By L. Duncan, T. Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Corporate Prayer | 02.25.2010

Let us make several recommendations for the improvement of public prayer.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

The Story of Matt with Matt Chandler

By M. Dever, M. Chandler | 01.01.2010

A note from Mark Dever: “This past August, Matt shared an hour with us to talk about his ministry. In light of what has happened to Matt in recent days (cancer diagnosis), we contacted him about publishing this interview. He said he was very happy for us to present it, and that he was continuing to trust in God for the future. As you listen to this interview, thank God for our brother and pray for him.”

 

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Christian Discipleship and Growth with Donald Whitney

By D. S. Whitney, M. Dever | 01.25.2009

Don Whitney discusses busyness, praying through Scripture, the disciplines, mysticism, and more.