October 23, 2016 - Colossians 4:2-4

Two theological principles for cultivating a lifestyle of persistent prayer

  1. A lifestyle of persistent prayer manifests a biblically-rich worldview (2).
    1. Manifested in devoted prayer (2a)
    2. Manifested in spiritually alert prayer (2b)
    3. Manifested in thankful prayer (2b)
  2. A lifestyle of persistent prayer prioritizes gospel-rich prayer requests (3-4).
    1. Demonstrated by the request for gospel ministry opportunities (3bcd)
      1. The request (3b)
      2. The purpose (3cd)
    2. Demonstrated by the request for gospel ministry clarity (4)
      1. Paul's commission (4a)
      2. Paul's compulsion (4b)
Posted on October 26, 2016 .