The Prayer-Shaped Disciple

prayershapedReading of the Acts of the Apostles you will easily note the evangelistic growth of the early church. The expansion of the church was accompanied by extraordinary praying. This is the type of praying that must be returned to the people of the pews, but we must pray beyond the pews and walls to the multitudes of those who know not Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.

Since ultimately all evangelistic activity seeks to “make disciples of all the nations (Mt. 28:19)”, it is met with intense resistance by Satan.  This resistance causes effective evangelism to be carried out in a climate of warfare.  Thus the intensity of need for intercessory prayer.   continue reading…

 

 

About jbwoodward

John serves as Director of Counseling and Training for Grace Fellowship International. His main article archive is GraceNotebook.com
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