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Following Jesus -- Course A

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"Teach Us to Pray" - Part 2

Following Jesus -- Course A, Lesson #5


*1* What confidence can we have when we pray? Answer: God hears us so we what we asked for.

*2* What happens when we pray? (a) God ignores us, (b) God gives what we asked for, (c) God doesn't hear us, (d) God is unable to answer. Answer: .

*3* A righteous man's prayer accomplishes what? (a) It is powerful and accomplishes much, (b) It is ignored, (c) It just makes us feel better, (d) the Bible does not say. Answer: .

*4* What did Hannah receive because she prayed? Answer: Hannah received a .

*5&6* What did God promise to do if His people would pray? Answer: He would their sin and their land.

*7* What happened because Hezekiah prayed? Answer: Hezekiah lived (give a number) years longer than he would have lived.

*8* What does God promise when people join in prayer? (a) the Father will do what was asked, (b) nothing, (c) the people feel better. Answer: .

*9* What should we pray and work for? Answer: We should pray for our , but we should also work for it.

*10* We should pray for wisdom, but where is wisdom found? Answer: The are able to make us wise to salvation.

*11* What should we pray and work for? (a) popularity, (b) wealth, (c) a new car, (d) God's word to be taught. Answer: .

12* Instead of avoiding death, what did Jesus receive? Answer: An from heaven strengthened Him.

*13* Why wasn't Paul's thorn in the flesh removed? (a) he didn't have one, (b) it kept him humble, (c) God ignored his prayer. Answer: .

*14* What kinds of gifts does a father give? (a) there is no limit, (b) stones, (c) serpents, (d) good gifts. Answer: .

*15* In whose name should we pray? (a) Jesus', (b) Buddha's, (c) Mary's, (d) the Pope's. Answer: .

*16* Through whom did Paul thank God? (Col. 3:17) Answer: Paul thanked God through .

*17&18* How many mediators are there, and who is He? Answer: There is (give a number) mediator(s) and that is .

*19* Whose will should be done as result of prayer? (a) our own will, (b) the will of our loved ones, (c) God's will, (d) the will of the church leaders. Answer: .

*20* Why did God not answer these people's requests? (a) they were the wrong race, (b) they were poor, (c) they prayed to please themselves. Answer: .

*21* What must unbaptized sinners do to be forgiven? (a) believe, (b) repent, (c) be baptized, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*22&23* How does this verse say we should pray? Answer: We pray with the and with the .

*24* Why are some folks' prayers wrong? (a) they pray to be seen by men, (b) they offer vain repetitions, (c) either of the preceding. Answer: .

*25&26* Who was humble in prayer, and who exalted himself? Answer: The was proud; the was humble.

*27* What happens if we doubt instead of having faith? (a) we receive nothing, (b) God is pleased, (c) we receive wisdom. Answer: .

*28&29* What was Simon told to do to be forgiven? Answer: He was told to and to God for forgiveness.

*30* What happened because the publican admitted his sins? Answer: The publican went down to his house before God.

*31* What must we do in order for God to forgive our sins? (a) pay a fee, (b) forgive others, (c) deny our guilt, (d) blame others for our sins. Answer: .

*32* Whose prayer is effective? (a) everybody's, (b) nobody's, (c) a righteous man's, (d) a rich man's. Answer: .

*33* What must we do for God to answer our prayers? Answer: We must keep His .

*34* What is true of the prayer of one who turns away from the law? Answer: His prayer is an .

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*35* Do you believe that prayer to God can actually change the course of future events?

*36* Whom do you believe people should trust as the Mediator between them and God?

*37* Which of the following should an alien sinner (who has never been baptized) do to be forgiven of sins: should they pray for forgiveness of sins or should they be baptized for forgiveness of sins?

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