"Teach Us To Pray" Toolkit

Discover how to pray more boldly, experience more intimacy in God’s presence, and yield more fully to His will.

The disciples only ever asked Jesus to teach them one thing: how to pray.

Prayer was a central part of the disciples’ Jewish traditions, yet they realized that Jesus’ authority and power were grounded in an uncommon habit of prayer.

 “Teach Us To Pray” takes the prayer Jesus modeled for his disciples, The Lord’s Prayer, and reveals how it can help us ask God for what we need more boldly, experience more intimacy in His presence, and yield more fully to His will.

We’ve collected some things to help you take this journey through “Teach us to Pray” — and beyond. The toolkit is help and wisdom you can share with everyone in your circles — groups, serving teams, friends, co-workers, classmates, and neighbors!

Explore the topic on your own

NewSpring articles

Everything you need to know about prayer

Why Christians pray together, not just in private

A simple way to begin to pray or Learning how to pray like Jesus

Do you pray to the Father, Son, or Holy Spirit?

Does posture matter when you pray?

Why healing may not be the only way to pray when someone is suffering

How to focus when you pray

“How to Pray” — Crossway article series

NewSpring Sermons

Seek First – Brad Cooper

Book Recommendations

"Fervent" — Priscilla Shirer

Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home — Richard Foster

Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God – Tim Keller

Power Through Prayer — E.M. Bounds

Dirty Glory — Pete Greig

Take a devotional journey

"Teach us To Pray: A 21-Day Prayer Guide" — NewSpring

Do video studies with your group

The Prayer Course — 24/7 Prayer.

NewSpring offers recommendations for helpful video Bible studies for every sermon series. You can find them and other great content on the NewSpring Channel of the Bible study streaming service, RightNow Media. (Get your free NewSpring account.)

Include worship in your prayer time

NewSpring Worship has several albums of original music and many curated playlists to help you praise God in song. Worship in your favorite chair, on your walk, in your car, in your shower, in your cubicle, or wherever you pray.

Click for NewSpring Worship on Spotify

Click for NewSpring Worship on Apple Music

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